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2010-06-16 11:28:00

TSX.V: KRX www.copper-ridge.com VANCOUVER, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Copper Ridge Explorations Inc. (TSX.V:KRX) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that a 1,500m drill program has commenced at its Duke Island copper-nickel-platinum-palladium (Cu-Ni-PGE) property in southeast Alaska. The Company has the right to earn up to a 65% interest in the Duke Island property from Quaterra Resources Inc. (NYSE-A: QMM / TSX-V: QTA) ("Quaterra"). The planned drill holes will target high grade...

2010-06-08 06:00:00

TORONTO, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth Metals") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) is pleased to announce that the Duluth Metals Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders will be held at the Toronto Board of Trade, 1 First Canadian Place, Toronto on Tuesday June 15, 2010 at 10:00am EST. An archived copy of the presentation will also be available on the Company website at www.duluthmetals.com after the meeting. The meeting will include an update presentation on the Nokomis...

2010-05-17 03:59:00

TORONTO, May 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth Metals") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) today announced results for six holes drilled in the 2010 Drilling Program on the Nokomis Deposit, Ely Minnesota. All holes intersected significant intersections with MEX-167 returning 125 feet of 1.037% copper, 0.311% nickel, 3.6 g/t silver and 1.501 grams per tonne (g/t) Total Precious Metals (TPM (equal sign) Platinum+Palladium+Gold) (Cu Equivalent(x) of 2.586%) including a 55...

2010-05-13 14:49:00

WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a written statement submitted to the Committee on Ways and Means of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Specialty Steel Industry of North America (SSINA) today encouraged stricter enforcement of the U.S. regulations on trade with Cuba, particularly with respect to China. Over the past six years, China has invested heavily in Cuba's nickel development and, according to official trade data, China is now absorbing the overwhelming majority...

2010-05-13 14:07:00

FRANKLIN PARK, Ill., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A. M. Castle & Co. (NYSE: CAS) announced today the opening of its newest facility in Lafayette, Louisiana. This new facility was built to support Castle's oil and gas business and will help to service the local market in the Gulf Region. The new facility has inventory and processing equipment on-site and will enable Castle to offer daily product deliveries and enhanced service to customers in the Louisiana region. "The opening...

2010-05-12 07:11:00

Bokoni completes labour restructuring and lays the foundation for future production growth VANCOUVER, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Anooraq Resources Corporation ("Anooraq" or the "Company") (TSXV: ARQ; NYSE Amex: ANO; JSE: ARQ) announces its production and financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2010. This release should be read with the Company's Financial Statements and Management Discussion & Analysis, available at www.anooraqresources.com and filed on www.sedar.com...

2010-05-10 07:30:00

PITTSBURGH, May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Horsehead Holding Corp. ("Horsehead") (Nasdaq: ZINC), the parent company of Horsehead Corporation and The International Metals Reclamation Company ("INMETCO"), reported consolidated net earnings of $6.8 million for the first quarter of 2010, or $0.16 per diluted share. For the first quarter of 2009, Horsehead had a consolidated net loss of $14.8 million, or $(0.42) per diluted share, and, for the fourth quarter of 2009, Horsehead had net...

2010-05-06 15:54:00

RIO DE JANEIRO, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- We would like to share with you the highlights of Vale's Webcast about the company's performance for Q1 2010. Main highlights of Vale's Webcast: http://www.vale.com/vale_us/media/vale_usgaap_1t10i.pdf The main highlights of Vale's performance in 1Q10 were: Operating revenue of US$ 6.8 billion in 1Q10, 4.7% more than the US$ 6.5 billion attained in 4Q09. Operational income, as measured by adjusted EBIT(a) (earnings before interest and...

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2010-04-12 12:33:25

A new study from North Carolina State University shows that size plays a key role in determining the structure of certain hollow nanoparticles. The researchers focused on nickel nanoparticles, which have interesting magnetic and catalytic properties that may have applications in fields as diverse as energy production and nanoelectronics. "The principles we're uncovering here have great potential for nanofabrication "“ the creation of materials that have very small features, with many...

2010-04-05 07:34:00

Note: This Facts for Features is an update of an issue released March 8. This edition contains new information reflecting the ongoing progress of the census. We have highlighted new information. WASHINGTON, April 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year, America conducts its 23rd census. The nation's largest domestic mobilization began in a remote corner of Alaska and will continue throughout the rest of the country -- and in Puerto Rico and the Island Areas (American Samoa, Commonwealth of...


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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