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2009-12-11 09:07:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- When she debuts in winter 2011, Oceania Cruises' new Marina will be the first ship to offer luxury suites completely appointed from furniture and fabrics to lighting and bedding using the acclaimed Ralph Lauren Home collection. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091211/FL24364 ) To accomplish this industry first, the cruise line tapped New York-based Tocar Interior Design because of the award-winning partners' keen familiarity with the Polo...

2009-12-10 06:00:00

TORONTO, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Noront Resources Ltd. ("Noront" or the "Company") (TSX Venture: NOT) is pleased to provide new assay results from its AT12 deposit at the McFaulds Lake Property located within the Ring of Fire mineral district in the James Bay Lowlands. Results include assays from six holes from the Company's revitalized exploration campaign at the AT12 property, and four holes drilled this past summer. Three of the six holes from AT12 assayed, contain encouraging...

2009-12-09 19:02:00

- NORONT SEEKS PUBLIC DISCLOSURE BY FREEWEST AS TO THE REASONS FOR SETTING A RECORD DATE OF DECEMBER 10, 2009 AND WHETHER CLIFFS WILL BE ENTITLED TO VOTE ITS SHARES - NORONT'S OFFER EXPIRES AT 11:59 PM ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2009 Symbol: NOT:TSX-V Shares Outstanding: 163,631,957 Fully Diluted: 173,461,957 TORONTO, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Noront Resources Ltd. ("Noront" or the "Company") (TSX Venture: NOT) requests...

2009-12-02 17:05:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Nickel - Global Market Opportunities http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164496/Nickel---Global-Market-Opportunities.html Global demand for nickel is being primarily driven by the rising production of stainless steel in emerging economies. The market is witnessing rise in consolidations with bigger companies on a spree to acquire smaller players. The consolidation trend...

2009-12-01 17:58:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Cobalt - A Global Market Perspective http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164495/Cobalt---A-Global-Market-Perspective.html The global market structure for cobalt has changed drastically over the past few years. New end-use applications and large number of cobalt producers have emerged in the market, along with the continuous rise in the price of the commodity. Cobalt is...

2009-12-01 07:10:00

LAKE WORTH, Fla., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- "A Wasted Life" (published by iUniverse) by author Marlo Scott is a heart-felt novel exploring a dysfunctional father-daughter relationship that transpired from a series of decisions based on selfishness, pride and addictions. Told through two people's eyes, Nina and her father Joey Martino, "A Wasted Life" begins as Nina and her Italian-American family is celebrating the holidays, enjoying their Christmas Eve feast. Nina is unexpectedly...

2009-11-30 12:30:00

TSX-V Symbol: PCY VANCOUVER, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Prophecy Resource Corp. (TSX-V: PCY) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Greg Hall and Dr. George Gale as Special Advisors of the company. Mr. Greg Hall is a financial market professional with over 25 years of experience. Currently a director of Silvercorp Metals Inc (NYSE: SVM, TSX: SVM), he was part of the team that helped build Silvercorp into China's largest primary silver producer and the lowest cost silver producer...

2009-11-27 14:59:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Representing mayors in the United States, U.S. Conference of Mayors Vice President Burnsville (MN) Mayor Elizabeth Kautz today joined with mayors of the largest cities in Europe to present a mutual appeal to the international community on climate change. The Stockholm Appeal on Climate Change expresses the mayors' desire for world leaders to reach a climate change agreement at the COP 15 meeting in Copenhagen. The Stockholm Appeal was signed earlier...

2009-11-27 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Mint today announced the new design that Americans will see on the reverse (tails side) of Native American $1 Coins next year. The design, based on the theme "Government - The Great Tree of Peace," depicts the Hiawatha Belt with five arrows bound together, with the inscriptions UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, $1, Haudenosaunee and Great Law of Peace. The United States Mint will commence issuing these coins in January 2010, and...

2009-11-20 10:23:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. The Global Animation Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164194/The-Global-Animation-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire There is perhaps no genre of film or television more global than animation. Success for a film or TV series in one country can translate -- often very quickly -- into a global hit. And success in...


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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