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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...

2009-09-10 08:44:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. World Ceramic Capacitors Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0109898/World-Ceramic-Capacitors-Market.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Ceramic Capacitors in Millions of US$. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual forecasts are provided for each...

2009-08-31 15:04:47

A North Carolina State University scientist says he's created a technology to eliminate foul odors and air pollutants emitted by chicken rendering facilities. Assistant Professor Praveen Kolar said his inexpensive treatment significantly mitigates odors from poultry rendering operations. Such emissions are not currently regulated by the government, but the smell can be extremely disruptive to a facility's community, Kolar said. Kolar, working with University of Georgia Associate Professor...

2009-08-18 06:00:00

TORONTO, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth Metals") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) is announcing the assay results from MEX-155-W1 which intersected mineralization 900 meters southwest of the currently defined Nokomis Deposit outline. MEX-155-W1 was drilled in an area of four historic drill holes referred to as Nickel Ridge, where the historic hole DU-13 returned 10 feet of 1.03% copper and 1.57% nickel within a 60 foot zone of markedly higher than average nickel assays....

2009-08-14 08:00:00

NYSE-A: ROY TSX: IRC DENVER, CO, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - International Royalty Corporation (NYSE-Amex: ROY, TSX: IRC) (the "Company" or "IRC") today reported its 2009 second quarter financial results. All figures are in United States dollars unless noted otherwise. Complete financial results are available on SEDAR, EDGAR and on the Company's website at www.internationalroyalty.com. Highlights for the second quarter of 2009: - Royalty revenue was $6.1 million,...

2009-08-05 11:00:00

TSX: PFN OTCBB: PAWEF Frankfurt: P7J.F VANCOUVER, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Pacific North West Capital Corp. ("PFN") (TSX: PFN; OTCBB: PAWEF; Frankfurt: P7J) and First Nickel Inc. ("First Nickel") (TSX: FNI) are pleased to report the discovery of a new zone of Pt and Pd mineralization and the confirmation of Ni and Cu mineralization on the Raglan Hills property. The Raglan Hills project is a joint venture between First Nickel and PFN, the details of which were announced in a press...

2009-07-30 06:30:00

TORONTO, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX:WM, FWB: WC7) today announced that it has confirmed the presence of a highly conductive body in the Milnet Mine claim block of their Parkin Offset dyke joint venture property in Sudbury. Results of a down-hole electromagnetic UTEM-4 survey in hole WMM-010W1, the first wedge-cut from WMM-010, have confirmed the presence of a highly conductive body immediately east of the hole. This is the same conductor that...


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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