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2013-04-11 16:21:37

VANCOUVER, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Search Minerals Inc. ("Search" or the "Company") (TSXV: SMY) is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Keith as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, effective immediately. James (Jim) Clucas, the outgoing President and Chief Executive Officer, has transitioned to Executive Chairman of the Company. On his appointment, Mr. Keith stated, "I am pleased to be taking on this exciting new role with a company poised for...

2013-04-10 08:23:08

TSX: TVI  OTCQX: TVIPF CALGARY, April 10, 2013 /CNW/ - TVI Pacific Inc. (TSX:TVI) (OTCQX:TVIPF) (TVI or the Company) announced today that it has filed an updated National Instrument 43-101 (NI 43-101) technical report.  The independent technical report is entitled "Independent Report on the Nickel Laterite Resource - Agata North, Philippines."  The report was prepared for TVI Resource Development Phils. Inc (TVIRD), TVI's Philippine affiliate, by Mark G. Gifford, MSc...

2013-04-05 12:21:52

AMOS, QC, April 5, 2013 /CNW/ -  Royal Nickel Corporation ("RNC") (TSX:RNX) is pleased to announce it has signed a memorandum of understanding ("MOU") with the Abitibiwinni First Nation ("AFN") with respect to the Dumont Nickel Project. The MOU will serve as a framework to govern the relationship between RNC and AFN in accordance with their intention to further build on a relationship characterized by cooperation and mutual respect, in connection with the development of the...

2013-03-26 16:23:01

TORONTO, March 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Royal Nickel Corporation (TSX: RNX) ("RNC") is pleased to report its review of activities and financial results for the year ended December 31, 2012. All amounts are expressed in Canadian dollars, unless otherwise noted, and are based on the audited financial statements for the twelve months ended December 31, 2012, unless otherwise noted. Tyler Mitchelson, President and CEO, commented, "Despite challenging economic conditions over much of the past...

2013-03-14 12:24:57

Triple Nickel Press has released Peak Performance Under Pressure, a book that describes how author Bill Driscoll's own life-or-death aerial dogfights--and the preparation for them--can help guide high-risk corporate decisions in the modern workplace. BLOOMINGTON, Ind., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders will discover similarities between a fighter pilot's fierce mentality and the cutthroat world of contemporary business. With an exclusive foreword by Senator John McCain, Peak...

2013-03-12 08:21:50

TORONTO, March 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Royal Nickel Corporation ("RNC") (TSX: RNX) is pleased to announce it has signed a memorandum of understanding ("MOU") with Tsingshan Holding Group Co., Ltd. The MOU sets out the objectives of the parties to work together in relation to downstream concentrate processing and the potential to enter into an offtake and/or partnership arrangement. Tsingshan is the second largest Chinese stainless steel company and one of the leading innovators in the...

2013-03-07 12:23:29

TORONTO, March 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Royal Nickel Corporation ("RNC") (TSX: RNX) has closed a private placement of 4 million flow-through shares  at a price of $0.50 per share for gross proceeds of $2 million. Marquest Capital Markets and Casimir Capital Ltd. acted as the agents for the placement. "By raising a targeted amount of capital through this flow-through financing we will be able to investigate the regional potential near Dumont and, most importantly, follow-up on a single...

2013-02-20 08:24:36

VANCOUVER, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Search Minerals Inc. ("Search" or the "Company") (TSXV: SMY) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Alterra Resources Inc., are pleased to announce that the United States Patent Office has granted a United States patent for the Starved Acid Leach Technology (SALT).  United States Patent Number 8,361,191 was issued January 29, 2013 with the title "Low Acid Leaching of Nickel and Cobalt from Lean Iron-Containing Nickel Ores".  Dr. David...

2013-02-13 08:22:11

TSX: TVI  OTCQX: TVIPF CALGARY, Feb. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - TVI Pacific Inc. (TSX:TVI) (OTCQX:TVIPF) (TVI or the Company) and its Philippine operating affiliate, TVI Resource Development (Phils.), Inc. (TVIRD) are pleased to introduce the management committee and Project Execution/Technology Development team for their joint venture projects with Mindoro Resources Ltd. (Mindoro). TVI and Mindoro have signed four joint venture agreements, previously announced on October 1, 2012,...

2013-02-11 08:21:29

TSX: TVI  OTCQX: TVIPF CALGARY, Feb. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - TVI Pacific Inc. (TSX:TVI) (OTCQX:TVIPF) ("TVI" or the "Company") and its Philippine operating affiliate, TVI Resource Development (Phils.), Inc. ("TVIRD") are pleased to provide an update on the joint venture projects with Mindoro Resources Ltd. ("Mindoro"). TVI and Mindoro have signed four joint venture agreements, previously announced on October 1, 2012, relating to the Agata and Pan de Azucar mining projects located 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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