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2009-01-30 13:46:00

NYSE-A:ROY TSX:IRC DENVER, CO, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - International Royalty Corporation (TSX: IRC, NYSE-A: ROY) ("IRC") reports on developments affecting operations at the Voisey's Bay mine. IRC owns an effective 2.7% NSR royalty on the Voisey's Bay mine. On January 30, 2009, The Globe and Mail reported that Vale Inco Limited ("Vale Inco") will restart concentrate shipments from the Voisey's Bay mine after reaching an agreement with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador (the...

2009-01-28 16:53:00

NYSE-A:ROY TSX:IRC DENVER, CO, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - International Royalty Corporation (TSX: IRC, NYSE-A: ROY) ("IRC" or the "Company") has recently learned of an article reporting that the Voisey's Bay mine had halted concentrate shipments. Unless this delay is for a period greater than six months, IRC does not expect these delayed shipments to have a significant impact on its revenues. IRC owns an effective 2.7% NSR royalty on the Voisey's Bay mine, located in the Province of...

2008-12-17 15:16:00

US$ ABH (NYSE, TSX) MONTREAL, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AbitibiBowater announced today that it will consider all options available to protect the interests of its stakeholders in the expropriation of its provincial assets and contractual rights to natural resources by the government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. In a statement Tuesday, Premier Danny Williams said the government would expropriate provincial assets, excluding the Grand Falls paper mill, as well as all water and...

2008-12-04 10:41:12

Paper manufacturer AbitibiBowater announced Thursday it will close paper mills in Newfoundland, Canada, and Covington, Tenn., eliminating 1,100 jobs. In a statement issued from its headquarters in Montreal, the company said the mill in Tennessee would be closed by the end of the year and the Newfoundland plant would wind down during the first quarter of 2009. The company also announced the immediate idling, until further notice, of the Alabama River newsprint mill in Alabama, and two paper...

2008-11-05 09:00:21

The Directors of CANSTAR RESOURCES INC. (TSX VENTURE: ROX) ("Canstar") are pleased to announce a proposed non-brokered private placement financing of up to $250,000 comprising the sale of up to 5,000,000 Units, to be sold at $0.05 per Unit, subject to regulatory approval and closing. Each Unit consists of one common share and one common share purchase warrant. Each common share purchase warrant entitles the holder to acquire one common share for $0.10 for a period of 24 months (the "Warrant...

2008-11-03 12:00:19

Golden Dory Resources (a 100% owned subsidiary of 540 Capital Corp (TSX-V: FA)) is pleased to announce that it has acquired, through a combination of staking and property acquisition, 39 claims (975 ha) covering highly prospective volcanic rocks of the Robert's Arm Group located on Pilley's Island, northeastern Newfoundland, approximately 20 kilometers east of the company's 100% owned Sterling copper/cobalt Property. The newly acquired claims include 15 staked claims as well as 24 claims...

2008-10-16 09:00:31

CHAMPION MINERALS INC. ("Champion" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: CHM) is pleased to announce the completion of a gravity geophysical survey at the Company's Gullbridge Base Metals Property (the "Property") in the Buchans Mining Camp, central Newfoundland. Champion has the option to acquire a 51% interest in the Property by paying $30,000, completing $800,000 in exploration work on the Property and issuing a total of 300,000 common shares of the Company by April 2011. Champion will have a...

2008-10-14 15:00:20

Golden Dory Resources (TSX-V: FA) (a 100% owned subsidiary of 540 Capital Corp) is pleased to announce that a deep penetrating airborne EM and magnetic survey has been completed on the 100% owned 195 claim (2375 hectare) Sterling property near Springdale, on the northeast coast of Newfoundland. The contract was awarded to Aeroquest Incorporated of Mississauga, Ontario and consisted of a helicopter borne Aerotem IV system with a depth penetration capability of 400 meters. Final processed maps...

2008-10-14 09:00:31

The directors of Canstar Resources (TSX VENTURE: ROX) are pleased to announce that the company has completed a VTEM airborne magnetic/electromagnetic survey over its recently acquired Conception Bay South (CBS) properties on the Avalon Peninsula, Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. This is the first airborne Electromagnetic survey recorded over the area. The survey was successful in delineating at least 25 electromagnetic conductors considered to have potential bedrock sources. An...

2008-10-02 15:00:44

Metals Creek Resources Corp. (the "Corporation") (TSX-V: MEK) is pleased to announce the commencement of an airborne radiometric, magnetic and EM survey on the Company's Gabbro Lake Uranium property in the Sims Basin area of Western Labrador. Metals Creek is a 50% joint owner with Golden Dory Resources in the 407 claim (10,175 hectares) Gabbro Lake property. The claims lie approximately 130 kilometres northeast of Labrador City, NL and are currently accessed by fixed-wing or rotary-wing...


Latest Newfoundland Reference Libraries

Landseer
2013-06-19 14:24:18

The Landseer is a breed of domestic dog that is considered a color variant of the Newfoundland by most kennel clubs. However, many organizations consider it a distinct breed known officially as the Landseer European Continental Type (E.C.T.). The breed received its common name in honor of Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, a painter who created a picture called A Distinguished Member of the Humane Society in 1868, which featured a member of the breed. It is thought that the Landseer was locally...

2012-06-18 09:14:28

Symbol: BEMI2 Group: Dicot Family: Betulaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: CAN    N SPM    N Synonyms:   BETE3 Betula terrae-novae Fernald Distribution: BetulamichauxiiSarg. distribution:CAN(LB, NF, NS, QC),FRA(SPM) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

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2009-05-12 10:27:02

The Newfoundland is a large working breed used for pulling fishing nets and heavy equipment which originated in Newfoundland. Its ancestors, big black bear-like dogs introduced by the Vikings, also produced the St. John's Dog. The size of the breed was produced when large mastiffs were introduced into the gene pool. Irish and English fishermen visiting Newfoundland in the 1880s accurately describe the breed as it is today, due to early establishment of its attributes. The breed is not only an...

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2008-05-27 16:45:02

The Labrador Retriever is a gun dog which specializes in retrieving. It is considered the most popular breed in the world according to its registered ownership. The breed originated in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. It was developed using the St. John's Water Dog, which is also a predecessor of the Newfoundland breed. The breed was originally used for retrieval as well as pulling in offshore fishing nets. The breed is fairly large; a Labrador typically weighs 55 to 80 pounds and stands...

Chesapeake Bay Retriever
2008-05-21 10:41:37

The Chesapeake Bay Retriever is a breed that originated with two Newfoundlands rescued from a ship in Maryland in the 1800s. The Newfoundlands were bred with various dogs to create the breed. The Chesapeake Bay Retriever is an extremely resilient hunting dog, which can hunt under the most adverse conditions. The breed is also an excellent guard dog; it is very protective of its owner and its home. The Chesapeake Bay Retriever has a strong body with a very large, powerful chest. The head of...

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