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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...

2010-03-04 23:01:00

LATROBE, Pa., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Latrobe Specialty Steel announced it would increase prices by three to eight percent on all tool steels grades, air melt stainless steels, remelted alloys and nickel based superalloys. The price increase will be effective immediately on all new inquiries and with all new orders received beginning March 22, 2010. Raw material surcharges will remain in effect. "This price increase will enable Latrobe Specialty Steel to recover the increasing...

2010-03-03 12:17:00

WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) What: U.S. Census Bureau Director Robert M. Groves and key partners will hold a press conference to launch a 2010 Census public awareness campaign, Children Count Too, about the importance of counting infants and young children on census forms. In support of this initiative, Census Bureau partner Nickelodeon will debut...

2010-02-03 13:10:00

TSX-V: PCY OTC: PCYRF Frankfurt:3P1 VANCOUVER, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Prophecy Resource Corp. (TSX.V: PCY; OTC: PCYRF; Frankfurt: 3P1) (the "Company" or "Prophecy") is pleased to announce the results of an updated independent mineral resource estimate on the Lynn Lake Nickel-Copper property (the "Property") located in the historic Lynn Lake Nickel Camp in Manitoba. The property is estimated to contain a Measured and Indicated resource of 22.9 million tons at 0.57% nickel and 0.3%...

2010-01-25 15:04:00

TSX-V: PCY OTC: PCYRF Frankfurt: 3P1 VANCOUVER, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Lynn Gabbros Property in Northern Manitoba ------------------------------------------ Further to a news release dated January 12, 2010, Prophecy Resource Corp. has received TSX Venture Exchange approval and closed a purchase agreement with VMS Ventures Inc. (TSX.V.VMS) whereby Prophecy has the right to acquire a 100% interest in the Lynn Gabbros property located in Manitoba, Canada, near Prophecy's...

2010-01-14 16:48:00

TSX-V: PCY OTC: PCYRF Frankfurt: 3P1 VANCOUVER, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Prophecy Resource Corp. (TSX.V: PCY; OTC: PCYRF; Frankfurt: 3P1) has entered into an option agreement with Randsburg International Gold Corp. (TSX.V: RGZ) whereby Prophecy can earn an 80% interest in the Titan Vanadium-Titanium-Iron project located in Ontario, Canada. The Titan project is located in eastern Ontario approximately 120 km east-northeast of Sudbury, straddling the boundary between...

2010-01-12 08:27:00

LONDON, January 12 /PRNewswire/ -- - Roskill Information Services - Nickel: Market Outlook to 2014 (12th Edition, 2010) The fallout from the financial crisis that afflicted the world economy has seen nickel prices fluctuate wildly. LME prices peaked at just over US$52,000/t in May 2007, on the back of strong demand and low stocks, but had fallen by over 80% by the end of 2008, as demand collapsed. By the fourth quarter of 2009, however, prices had recovered to US$18,500/t....

2010-01-12 08:00:00

TSX-V: PCY OTC: PCYRF Frankfurt: 3P1 VANCOUVER, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Prophecy Resource Corp. (TSX-V: PCY) is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement with VMS Ventures Inc. (TSX-V: VMS) whereby Prophecy has been granted the option to earn a 100% interest in the Lynn Gabbros property located in Manitoba, Canada near the Company's Lynn Lake Nickel-Copper project. The Lynn Lake Nickel Camp is located in northern Manitoba, about 320 km by road northwest of...

2010-01-04 18:28:00

FORT LEE, N.J., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Inflation Association today announced the ten most important new NIAnswers recently added to its database. Sign-up today for the free NIA newsletter at http://inflation.us. What do you think about Elliot Wave theorists like Robert Prechter and Harry Dent who say we're in the 3rd wave down in a Grand Super Cycle? They claim that the government will not be able to "print" their way out of the deflation. What are deflationists missing? 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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