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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...

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...


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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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.