Latest Nickel Stories

2009-11-02 06:00:00

TORONTO, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX:WM; FWB: WC7) ("Wallbridge") today announced that copper-nickel sulphide mineralization has been intersected in diamond drill hole WMM-014 on its Parkin Joint Venture property in Sudbury. The 17.8 metre intersection was made while targeting an off-hole UTEM-4 electromagnetic survey anomaly detected in diamond drill hole WMM-010 and confirmed by a survey in WMM-010W1, the first wedge-cut from WMM-010 (see...

2009-10-27 16:47:00

Symbol: NOT:TSX-V Shares Outstanding: 163,631,957 Fully Diluted: 173,461,957 TORONTO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Noront Resources Ltd. ("Noront" or the "Company") (TSX Venture: NOT) is pleased to report newly obtained assay results and detailed modeling at the Blackbird deposits indicate a new, distinct gold zone at the Company's McFaulds Lake property in the James Bay lowlands, Ontario. The "Triple J" zone has been drill traced over a 1.0 kilometre...

2009-10-27 12:05:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ghosts and goblins aren't the only spooky things lurking around this Halloween. A new report by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics reveals that popular children's face paints contain lead, a potent neurotoxin, as well as nickel, cobalt and chromium, which can cause lifelong skin sensitization and contact dermatitis. Creepier yet, these metals were not listed on any of the product labels, so parents have no way of knowing what children are...

2009-10-26 13:50:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Reportlinker Adds Metal Recycling 2009 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0155742/Reportlinker-Adds-Metal-Recycling-2009.html This Market Report examines the UK metal recycling market, which reached an estimated value of 2.41bn pounds Sterling in 2008. The volume of scrap metal consumed in 2008 stood at 5.6 million tonnes -- 6.4% below the 2007 estimates, which were...

2009-10-16 10:20:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Reportlinker Adds Global Greeting Cards Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p0155040/Reportlinker-Adds-Global-Greeting-Cards-Industry.html The global outlook series on Greeting Cards provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. The report offers a bird's eye view of the global greeting cards...

2009-10-05 07:30:00

SUDBURY, ON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Canadian Arrow Mines Limited (CRO: TSX-V) (the "Company") having recently completed a $1.83M financing is pleased to provide an update on the exploration programs planned on its nickel-copper properties located in northwestern Ontario. "Over $1.5M is to be expended on resumption of our exploration activities," comments Company President Kim Tyler. "First pass drilling programs are prepared to evaluate the six highest priority targets on our...

2009-10-01 11:53:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. World Battery Materials Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0117038/World-Battery-Materials-Market.html Global demand to rise 3.9% annually through 2012 World demand for materials used in the production of batteries will increase 3.9 percent per year to $22.8 billion in 2012. Gains will be driven by strong growth in shipments of advanced rechargeable...

2009-09-30 11:47:00

Future Funding for Energy Block Grants, Green Jobs Included in Bill WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Trenton, NJ Mayor Douglas Palmer, Past President of The U.S. Conference of Mayors: "On behalf of the Nation's Mayors, I want to thank California Senator Barbara Boxer and Massachusetts Senator John Kerry today for their action on federal energy and climate legislation that will help reduce our nation's greenhouse gas emissions and help...

2009-09-29 12:27:00

60+ Mayors Will Gather To Announce the 1,000th Signatory to the Mayors' Climate Protection Agreement WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Conference of Mayors President Seattle (WA) Mayor Greg Nickels will announce that by Friday, 1,000 mayors, representing 85 million Americans, will have signed the U.S. Conference of Mayors' Climate Protection Agreement -- a pledge to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions in U.S. cities in line with Kyoto Protocol standards....

2009-09-21 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Bravado, the world's leading global music merchandising company, has partnered with The First Commemorative Mint, Inc. to be the exclusive worldwide manufacturer of the ONLY official coins and coin collections available featuring the images of entertainment icon Michael Jackson. The commemorative coins and collections are being produced and approved under a license from the Estate of Michael Jackson. The announcement was made today by Tom Bennett, Chief...

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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