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2011-05-16 06:30:00

TORONTO, May 16 /PRNewswire/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX:WM, FWB: WC7) (the "Company") today announced additional assay results from the drill program at the Company's Broken Hammer copper-platinum group metals project in Sudbury. Results are reported for five holes and include 3.90 metres of 30.33 g/t total precious metals ("TPM") (28.36 g/t platinum + 1.70 g/t palladium + 0.27 g/t gold), 0.50% copper, and 0.03% nickel in hole WIS-102 and 5.90 metres of 5.37 g/t...

2011-05-11 15:44:00

TSXV Symbol:  LCO VANCOUVER, May 11 /PRNewswire/ - El Condor Minerals Inc ("El Condor" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding Letter Agreement with Quetzal Energy Ltd. (TSXV: QEI) to acquire (the "Acquisition") Quetzal's 95% interest in the Horden Lake Property, a copper-nickel property with precious metal credits located in the Province of Quebec, approximately 200 kilometres north of Mattagami, Quebec. Under the terms of the Letter...

2011-05-05 10:37:00

TORONTO, May 5 /PRNewswire/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX:WM, FWB: WC7) will be profiled on national TV by BTV-Business Television on May 7(th) and May 8(th), 2011.  Broadcast times and channels throughout North America are listed below. The video will also be viewable online by clicking on the following link: http://www.b-tv.com/i/videos/WallbridgeApr11.wmv and will be available on the Wallbridge Mining website at www.wallbridgemining.com. BTV-Business Television, is...

2011-04-28 13:00:00

TORONTO, April 28 /PRNewswire/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX:WM, FWB: WC7) (the "Company") today announced the initial results from its 1,600 metre drill program at its Broken Hammer copper-platinum group metals project in Sudbury.  Results are reported for 7 of the 19 holes completed to date and include 9.09 g/t total precious metals ("TPM") (4.31 g/t platinum + 4.33 g/t palladium + 0.45 g/t gold), 0.99% copper, and 0.06% nickel over 4.15 metres in hole WIS-099 and...

2011-04-28 08:00:00

SEC 12g 3-2(b) Exemption # 82-4931 VANCOUVER, April 28 /PRNewswire/ - Q-Gold Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: QGR) (http://www.qgoldresources.com) is pleased to announce that it has signed a Letter of Intent with NYCON Resources Inc. for the exploration and development of the Farewell and Gagaryah platinum group nickel-copper (PGM-Ni-Cu) properties, located in the McGrath Mining District, Alaska. The Farewell and Gagaryah claims are located in the Alaska Range, approximately 260...

2011-04-14 12:49:00

NEW YORK, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Common Cents, an educational organization specializing in hands-on learning announced today that it has launched a Times Square billboard to decry the school drop-out rate and link the fight to save our schools with its Penny Harvest program. The entire design work for the ad was created pro-bono by Definition 6, a unified marketing agency. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2011-04-13 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- George Washington himself might have flipped his wig over this deal: The dollar bill bearing our first President's mug can buy lunch throughout Washington, D.C., on Friday, April 15, thanks to LivingSocial -- the online source for handpicked experiences at a great value -- and the company's new Instant Deals offering. That's right. $1. Four quarters. Ten dimes. Twenty nickels. No matter how you add it up, it is the closest you can get to a free...

2011-04-07 08:11:03

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Tiny particles measuring billionths of a meter in diameter could offer considerable hope to people who are allergic to nickel, according to scientists at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH). Around 10 to 15 percent of the U.S. population, or over 30 to 45 million people, in addition to many more worldwide, are allergic to the nickel found in various everyday objects. For these people, the steel causes red, tingling hives when it meets their skin. Even though a small...

2011-03-11 00:00:27

Upgraded solution part of Metro's industry-leading lineup of advanced power systems offering flexibility to support quality care Wilkes Barre, PA (PRWEB) March 10, 2011 Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (PRWEB) March 10, 2011 -- Metro, a world leader in providing technology, storage and transport solutions for healthcare facilities, today announced the next-generation upgrade for its nickel metal hydride (NiMH) power system that offers enhanced performance and value to help healthcare facilities implement...

2011-02-24 03:10:00

MOSCOW/>, February 24, 2011/> /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UC RUSAL/> (SEHK: 486, EuroNext: RUSAL/RUAL, MICEX: RUALR, RTS: RUAL), the world's largest aluminium producer and owner of a 25% stake in MMC Norilsk Nickel, announced today that Glass, Lewis & Co. ("Glass Lewis"), the leading independent institutional proxy advisory service, recommended that shareholders of Norilsk Nickel vote FOR the proposal by RUSAL to approve the early termination of the powers of the Norilsk Nickel...


Latest Nickel Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 11:18:13

Cobalt is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Co and atomic number 27. Notable characteristics Cobalt is a hard ferromagnetic silver-white element. The Curie temperature is of 1388 K with 1.6~1.7 Bohr magnetons per atom. It is frequently associated with nickel, and both are characteristic ingredients of meteoric iron. Mammals require small amounts of cobalt salts. Cobalt-60, an artificially produced radioactive isotope of cobalt, is an important radioactive...

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2005-05-26 10:59:02

Garnierite is a mineral composed of hydrous nickel silicates a member of the serpentine group with formula: (Ni,Mg)3Si2O5(OH). Népouite is a synonym. Garnierite is important as a source of nickel and is mined from laterite deposits which are formed by intense weathering and secondary enrichment of ultramafic igneous rocks.

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2005-05-26 08:33:21

Pentlandite is a iron-nickel sulfide, (Fe,Ni)9S8. Pentlandite usually has a Ni:Fe ratio of close to 1:1. It also contains minor cobalt. Pentlandite forms isometric crystals, but is normally found in massive granular aggregates. It is brittle with a hardness of 3.5 - 4 and specific gravity of 4.6 - 5.0 and is non-magnetic. It has a yellowish bronze color. Pentlandite is the chief ore of nickel. Typically associated with pyrrhotite, niccolite, biotite, millerite, pyrite, and chalcopyrite...

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2005-05-25 18:52:44

Platinum is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Pt and atomic number 78. A heavy, malleable, ductile, precious, gray-white transition metal, platinum is resistant to corrosion and occurs in some nickel and copper ores along with some native deposits. Platinum is used in jewelry, laboratory equipment, electrical contacts, dentistry, and anti-pollution devices in automobiles. Notable characteristics The metal is a beautiful silvery-white when pure, and malleable...

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