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2008-09-26 09:00:29

Golden Dory Resources ("Golden Dory") (TSX-V: FA) is pleased to announce the discovery of significant bedrock uranium occurrences on its 100% owned, 2759 claim (68,975 hectare) Burin Project in southern Newfoundland. The new discoveries lie at or near ice free tidewater and have excellent access by sea and by road. Assay values as high as 1.886% U3O8 have been obtained from hematized fracture zones within the St. Lawrence Granite. Assay highlights from each area include (analysis* at...

2008-09-25 17:46:38

Golden Dory Resources ("Golden Dory") is now trading under the ticker symbol (TSX-V: FA). Golden Dory received final approval from the TSX Venture Exchange and recently completed the qualifying transaction (reverse takeover of 540 Capital Corporation of Calgary). The company has commenced exploration programs on its portfolio of uranium, copper and gold properties in the Province of Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada. Golden Dory recently completed a $1.83 million financing through...

2008-09-22 15:00:39

Mountain Lake Resources Inc. (TSX-V: MOA) ("Mountain Lake" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the results of a National Instrument 43-101 ("NI 43-101") compliant independent resource update on its Bobby's Pond base metals Project in central Newfoundland, which substantially increases both the indicated and inferred resources on the project. The independent resource update, prepared by Hrayr Agnerian of Scott Wilson Roscoe Postle Associates Inc. as of July 31, 2008, includes an...

2008-09-16 09:00:38

Metals Creek Resources Corp. (TSX-V: MEK) (the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that it has entered into an option agreement (the "Agreement") with Paragon Minerals Corporation ("Paragon") to earn a 60% interest in a group of 63 claim units (the "Property") spread over 1575 hectares in the Long Pond area on the Baie Verte Peninsula of Newfoundland. The Property is situated between two historic copper producers at Betts Cove and Tilt Cove (both of which were recently acquired by the...

2008-09-15 12:00:25

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR--(Marketwire - Sept. 15, 2008) - New Island Resources Inc. (New Island) (TSX VENTURE:NIS) of St. John's, NL provides a progress report on its projects. Pine Cove Gold Property Anaconda Mining Inc., which is earning a 60% interest in the Pine Cove property, advises that the Pine Cove mill is now in operation but has not as yet achieved full commercial operation. It is presently in the commissioning stage where certain modifications and adjustments are...

2008-09-14 15:00:22

By J. Dwight "We have lived for 400 years with the problems of poverty, and I wouldn't mind looking forward to a couple hundred years of prosperity ..." "The government announced that it finished the fiscal year with a surplus of $1.4 billion, which was $1.1 billion more than it projected in last year's budget ... and it expected a surplus of $544 million for the coming fiscal year..." "Unprecedented ... an outstanding turnaround in four short years. Economic prospects have never looked...

2008-09-12 09:00:46

Husky Energy, an integrated energy company, has acquired two parcels, blocks 1 and 3, at the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board land sale offshore Labrador. Husky currently has 17.13% working interest in the Bjarni and north Bjarni significant discovery licenses (SDLs) which are located within NL07-2-3 and 17.13% in the Gudrid SDL which is located within parcel NL07-2-1. The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board estimates that the Bjarni and...

2008-09-09 09:00:37

The directors of Canstar Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE: ROX) are pleased to announce that the Company has entered into agreements with arm's length parties to acquire 100 % interests in two mineral properties totaling 163 claims (4075 hectares), in the area of Conception Bay South on the Avalon Peninsula, Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The properties adjoin each other and cover a belt of volcanic-sedimentary rocks of Proterozoic age that are known to host Volcanogenic Massive Sulphide...

2008-09-02 09:00:30

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 2, 2008) - Paragon Minerals Corporation (TSX VENTURE:PGR) is pleased to provide the results of the Titan 24 geophysical survey completed on its 100%- owned South Tally Pond base metal project located in central Newfoundland. Up to 5,800 metres of diamond drilling is planned at the Lemarchant Prospect to follow-up on targets generated by the Titan 24 geophysical survey and on significant results from previous drilling. Drilling is scheduled to...

2008-08-26 09:01:13

Hydrogen Engine Center, a developer of systems and processes used in the design, manufacture and distribution of alternative fuel internal combustion engines, has received a purchase order from Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro for additional work for grid integration of the 250kW 4+1 Oxx Power hydrogen generator for its wind-hydrogen-diesel energy project in Ramea, in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Ramea is the site of a five-year R&D project for an isolated...


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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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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