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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...

2010-03-24 05:00:00

TSX-V: PCY OTC: PCYRF Frankfurt: 3P1 VANCOUVER, March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Prophecy Resource Corp. ("Prophecy")(TSX-V:PCY, OTC: PCYRF, Frankfurt: 3P1) is pleased to report on the following field exploration and metallurgical testing operations currently in progress on its Lynn Lake Nickel Sulphide Project located in Manitoba, Canada. The Lynn Lake mine was operated by Sherritt-Gordon from 1953 to 1976 and ranked as the third largest nickel producer in North America, after only the...

2010-03-09 07:25:26

Study finds elevated levels of cobalt and chromium in offspring of patients with metal-on-metal hip implants Hip replacement patients with metal-on-metal (MoM) implants (both the socket and hip ball are metal) pass metal ions to their infants during pregnancy, according to a new study presented today at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). Data showed there is a correlation between cobalt and chromium levels in the mother and those in her infant at...

2010-03-08 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, March 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Callinan Mines (TSX.V-CAA) is pleased to announce that drilling has commenced on its Fox River property near Gillam, Manitoba. A 4,000 meter diamond drilling program has been designed for this frontier nickel exploration area, where Callinan controls 203,750 hectares of ground on a structural extension of the Thompson Nickel Belt. The program will target structures identified by an airborne VTEM survey and confirmed by subsequent MMI (Mobile Metal...

2010-03-05 08:30:00

KRX-TSX-V VANCOUVER, March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Copper Ridge Explorations Inc. ("Copper Ridge" or the "Company") is pleased to provide this President's letter and announcement regarding the upcoming PDAC. Click this link (http://files.newswire.ca/218/KRX_PresidentUpdate.pdf) to read Gerry Carlson's President's Update. PDAC ANNOUNCEMENT: Copper Ridge Explorations Inc. Invites you to join us at the...


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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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