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2011-06-28 06:30:00

TORONTO, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX: WM) (FWB: WC7) (the "Company") today announced that it had completed delivery of 30,500 tonnes of material from its Broken Hammer platinum-palladium-copper deposit to Xstrata`s Strathcona Mill for processing.  Currently the material is scheduled for batch processing next month.  This will determine the metallurgical recoveries and allow for final determination grade, mining dilution and fines losses. ...

2011-06-28 00:00:33

ShopMerah.com Offers Affordable and Stylish Nickel-Free, Non-Allergenic Earrings Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 27, 2011 Today marks the official grand opening of Merah, an online earring boutique that specializes in affordable and stylish nickel-free earrings.

2011-06-25 00:00:31

JACQUET Mid Atlantic is a metals processing and distribution center that specializes in stainless steel and nickel alloys. The company recently installed its fourth Jet Edge waterjet cutting machine. Pottstown, PA (PRWEB) June 24, 2011 Waterjet systems manufacturer Jet Edge, Inc.

2011-06-16 08:15:00

VANCOUVER, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Anglo Swiss Resources Inc. (ASW:TSX-V, ASWRF:OTCQX) ("Anglo Swiss" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the purchase of a 100% interest in the Lansdowne House Property from INV Metals Inc. for common shares of Anglo Swiss equal to $1,466,360.

2011-06-11 00:00:29

Micro components maker Metrigraphics LLC has expanded its sputtering and plating capabilities by increasing the number and types of noble metals it uses in the processes. Wilmington, MA (PRWEB) June 10, 2011 Micro components maker Metrigraphics LLC has expanded its sputtering and plating capabilities by increasing the number and types of noble metals it uses in the processes. While the Massachusetts-based company has worked with gold, nickel and chromium for some time, it has branched out...

2011-05-23 04:20:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Poor most of her adult life, the great granddaughter of five and dime magnate F. W.

2011-05-19 06:30:00

TORONTO, May 19 /PRNewswire/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX: WM) (FWB: WC7) (the "Company") today announced the results of blast hole assays, from its Broken Hammer bulk sample.  The blast hole assays for the material determined to be above the selected bulk sample cut-off grade, and  excavated for processing from within the bulk sample pit, report a 75% increase in the in-situ contained metal value relative to the resource model** for the volume excavated, with a 7 %...

2011-05-18 09:30:00

PEORIA, Ill., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oceanic Research and Recovery Inc.

2011-05-16 06:30:00

TORONTO, May 16 /PRNewswire/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX:WM, FWB: WC7) (the "Company") today announced additional assay results from the drill program at the Company's Broken Hammer copper-platinum group metals project in Sudbury. Results are reported for five holes and include 3.90 metres of 30.33 g/t total precious metals ("TPM") (28.36 g/t platinum + 1.70 g/t palladium + 0.27 g/t gold), 0.50% copper, and 0.03% nickel in hole WIS-102 and 5.90 metres of 5.37 g/t TPM...

2011-05-11 15:44:00

TSXV Symbol:  LCO VANCOUVER, May 11 /PRNewswire/ - El Condor Minerals Inc ("El Condor" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding Letter Agreement with Quetzal Energy Ltd.

Latest Nickel Reference Libraries

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...

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.

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...

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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