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2008-07-06 09:00:17

By TONY DAVIS At meetings days apart, sides cite damage, others a chance for jobs It was a case of two gatherings, same location, same subject - but with different views on what the ultimate impact a copper mine would have on the region. Monday night, hundreds of opponents of the proposed 4,400-acre Rosemont copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains gathered for the third hearing in two months to make their case against the project. They said the mine would use too much water, create...

2008-07-02 09:00:46

PALM DESERT, Calif., July 2, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. Mine Makers, Inc., (Pink Sheets:USMM) announced that the previously aired interview featuring CEO Ron Bell by MoneyTV, viewed on June 29, 2008, will air again this Sunday, July 6, 2008. Mr. Bell will again be interviewed live on July 17, 2008 when he will discuss USMM's precious metal recovery process related to future earnings. About MoneyTV MoneyTV is the nationally syndicated television program all about money and what makes it...

2008-07-01 06:00:37

By Tony Davis, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jul. 1--It was a case of two gatherings, same location, same subject -- but with different views on what the ultimate impact a copper mine would have on the region. Monday night, hundreds of opponents of the proposed 4,400-acre Rosemont copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains gathered for the third hearing in two months to make their case against the project. They said the mine would use too much water, create too much truck traffic and...

2008-06-20 18:00:28

By GARETH DEIGHAN PIONEERING engineering work in the North East will be at the forefront of new attempts to mine gold and precious metals from the seabed. Soil Machine Dynamics, based in Walker, Newcastle, have secured a pounds 30m contract to produce the first Seafloor Mining Tools (SMT) that are planned to be used off the coast of Papa New Guinea next year. The company - which will design and manufacture the two machines at their Tyneside plant - have been given the contract by...

2008-06-20 12:00:32

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 20, 2008) - Nautilus Minerals Inc. (TSX:NUS)(AIM:NUS) (the "Company" or "Nautilus") announces that it has entered into a binding agreement with North Sea Shipping Holding AS ("North Sea Shipping") to provide the specialist Mining Support Vessel ("MSV") for Nautilus' Solwara 1 Project in Papua New Guinea. North Sea Shipping is a leading Norwegian ship owner and operator in the offshore oil and gas industry. They will provide a 160m dynamically...

2008-06-19 06:00:25

By Seeds, Dennis G Reviving Israeli copper mine is a timely and critical venture Quick - what has doubled in price over the past three years? Before you start making a list of items because, well, just so many things fit that category, I will give you a hint. At press time, it was traded at more than $8,300 a ton. It's copper, and the skyrocketing prices are largely due to its increased consumption. China, and other rapidly developing countries, will need to manufacture anything from...

2007-11-28 09:00:41

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 28, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon Company a $52 million contract for the low rate initial production of nine new AN/AQS-20A sonar mine detecting sets, spares and their accompanying kits. The award represents the exercising of options under the Navy's existing AN/AQS-20A contract with Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, bringing the total contract value to $191 million and increasing the total number of systems ordered to 20. AN/AQS-20A,...

2007-11-15 06:00:32

By Wagner, Breanne Navy's mine-hunting technologies wait for the Littoral Combat Ship THE NAVY HAS A NEW SUITE of anti-mine technologies designed to roll on and off a ship as needed. It just doesn't have the ship yet. In September, the service unveiled a transportable "mine warfare mission package" that will one day replace current minesweeping boats, which are scheduled for retirement in 2016. The new mission package is slated to go aboard the littoral combat ship. But it is not yet...

2007-02-01 09:00:43

By Schmidt, John A; Ellsworth, Steven W; Brooks, R Allen; Bishop, Darren F; Et al Hard-live bottom areas affected by the 2001 construction of Gulfstream Natural Gas System LLC's 36-in., 419-mile offshore pipeline between Mobile Bay, Ala. and Tampa Bay, Fla. have largely recovered, in the face of permitting expectations that this process would take roughly 100 years. The term "hardlive bottom" refers to seafloor that is both hard (as opposed to such other possibilities as sandy, silty,...

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2006-06-23 08:14:07

HONOLULU (AP) - Alongside the submarines, ships and airplanes participating in large-scale military exercises in the Pacific this month, a team of sea lions and dolphins are expected to patrol the sea. These marine animals will be flown in from San Diego for simulated mine recovery and mine detection during the biennial RIMPAC war games. Six bottle-nosed dolphins would find the mines, while four California sea lions would help recover them. "There are a number of mechanical systems that work...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'