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2010-09-10 15:15:00

TSX.V: KRX www.copper-ridge.com VANCOUVER, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Copper Ridge Explorations Inc. (TSX.V:KRX) (the "Company") announces that it has completed a five hole 1,537 m drill program at its Duke Island copper-nickel-platinum-palladium (Cu-Ni-PGE) property in southeast Alaska (the "Property"). The Company has the right to earn up to a 65% interest in the Property from Quaterra Resources Inc. (NYSE-A: QMM / TSX-V: QTA) ("Quaterra"). Summary - Best results from the program...

2010-09-08 06:36:00

MOSCOW, September 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UC RUSAL (SEHK: 486, EuroNext: RUSAL/RUAL), the world's largest aluminium producer and owner of a 25% stake in MMC Norilsk Nickel ('MMC'), today presents a detailed strategy aimed at increasing the value of Norilsk Nickel and protecting the interests of its all shareholders. The strategy is based on a detailed programme of change. To promote the programme, RUSAL is launching the 'Save Norilsk Nickel' website, which contains comprehensive...

2010-08-05 10:51:00

LONDON, August 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- An upcoming sale by Russian aluminium giant Rusal, controlled by Oleg Deripaska, of its stake in Norilsk Nickel (LSE: MNOD, OTCBB: NILSY) to the Russian Government would end the long drawn-out conflict between the principal shareholders of the world's largest producer of nickel and palladium and increase the likelihood of the creation from it of a Russian "national champion" in metals. Leading analysts believe that such a scenario is likely to be...

2010-08-05 07:00:00

Anooraq consolidates 12-month operational turnaround at Bokoni VANCOUVER, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Anooraq Resources Corporation ("Anooraq" or the "Company") (TSXV: ARQ; NYSE Amex: ANO; JSE: ARQ) announces production from the Bokoni Platinum Mines ("Bokoni") and its financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2010. This release should be read with the Company's Financial Statements and Management Discussion & Analysis, available at www.anooraqresources.com and filed on...

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2010-07-28 10:17:40

Rows of tiny raised blowfly corneas may be the key to easy manufacturing of biomimetic surfaces, surfaces that mimic the properties of biological tissues, according to a team of Penn State researchers. "Bioreplication began about 2001 or 2002," said Akhlesh Lakhtakia, Godfrey Binder Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics. "All the techniques currently available are not conducive to mass replications. In many cases you can make as many replicas as you want, but you need an insect for...

2010-07-16 15:00:00

NEW YORK, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- JWOWW and cast members from MTV's Jersey Shore and Real Housewives of New Jersey will welcome teen pop idols along with celebrity hosts Miranda Cosgrove from Nickelodeon's "iCarly" and Kiowa Gordon ("Embry" from the Twilight Saga). Natasha Beddingfield, Jay Sean, Shaggy, Kelis, Chris Willis, Kardinal Offishal, Gyptian, Ultimate, Reina, Lucas Prata, Alexis Jordin, Prince Royce, J-Brazil, Jus Jack, Matina Parisi, Black Dada, Coro, WOW the Group, Matisse,...

2010-07-12 08:00:00

To see the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/pure-nickel/pure-nickel-releases-video-update-on-man-alaska TORONTO, July 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Pure Nickel Inc. (TSX: NIC, OTCBB: PNCKF) today issued a Social Media Release through Canada News Wire, which includes a video on Pure Nickel's major exploration project, MAN, Alaska. MAN Alaska Two drills are currently operating with the 2010 summer drilling program expected to complete approximately 8,000 metres....

2010-06-23 05:58:00

TORONTO, June 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth Metals") (TSX:DM) (TSX:DM.U) today announced assay results for five holes from the Spring 2010 Drilling Program. Highlighting these intersections is the Central Area higher grade zone of the Nokomis Deposit which continues to return significantly higher grade results. MEX-170 returned 75 feet of 0.869% copper, 0.246% nickel, 2.5 g/t silver and 1.434 grams per tonne (g/t) Total Precious Metals (TPM (equal sign)...

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...


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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