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Can The Sea Urchin Help Scientists Curb Global Warming?
2013-02-05 11:22:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A discovery that was stumbled upon by happenstance could help solve the problem of global warming. According to a new report in the academic journal Catalysis Science & Technology, two researchers at Newcastle University in the U.K. found a nickel catalyst can be used to rapidly and cheaply capture carbon emissions. "We had set out to understand in detail the carbonic acid reaction — which is what happens when CO2...

2013-02-05 08:23:02

TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) is pleased to present early results from the exploration program currently underway on Duluth's 100% owned exploration properties in the Duluth Complex, northeast Minnesota.  The program has successfully identified two new mineralized areas, one consisting of platinum group element ("PGE") mineralization on the East Shore properties which cover the eastern margin of the South Kawishiwi...

2013-01-21 12:21:57

TORONTO, Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth" or "Duluth Metals") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) today announces that the independent NI 43-101 Technical Report completed by AMEC E&C Services Inc. (AMEC) by a team led by Dr. Harry Parker entitled "Maturi, Birch Lake, and Spruce Road Cu-Ni-PGE Projects, Ely, Minnesota, USA, NI 43-101 Technical Report" with an effective date of 15 September 2012 has now been filed on SEDAR (www.sedar.com). This final study utilizes 867...

2013-01-18 08:21:20

AMOS, QC, Jan. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Royal Nickel Corporation ("RNC") (TSX: RNX) is pleased to announce the official opening of its new community liaison office located in the municipality of Launay in the Abitibi region of Quebec. Approximately 75 people, including local residents, media and representatives from the municipality of Launay and RNC attended the opening ceremony, which was held at the new office yesterday evening. The liaison office has been established in the municipality...

2013-01-08 04:20:22

TORONTO, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Horizonte Minerals Plc, (AIM: HZM), (TSX: HZM) ('Horizonte' or 'the Company') the exploration and development company focused in Brazil, is pleased to announce continuing positive results from the on-going infill resource drilling programme at its 100% owned Araguaia Nickel Project ('Araguaia') in Para State, north central Brazil. Highlights -- 81 holes (2,653 metres) of the infill drill programme completed to date...

2012-12-04 04:22:00

-- Amongst the world's largest Cu-Ni-PGM polymetallic sulphide deposits with contained metals (using a 0.3% Cu cut-off) of 13.7 billion lbs copper, 4.4 billion lbs nickel, and 21.2 million ozs palladium+platinum+gold (TPM)1in the Indicated category and 11.8 billion lbs copper, 4.0 billion lbs nickel, and 12.8 million ozs TPM1 in the Inferred category, representing an average 19% increase from the June 2012...

2012-11-28 08:22:03

TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Royal Nickel Corporation ("RNC") (TSX: RNX) is pleased to announce that the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment ("ESIA") for the Dumont Nickel Project has been filed with the relevant provincial and federal authorities for review. The preparation of the ESIA document was led by GENIVAR Inc., a leading international engineering consulting firm that also played a key role in the preparation and submission of the Avis de Projet (Project Notice) in...

2012-11-26 08:21:33

TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth Metals", "Company") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) is pleased to announce that a fourth drill rig has been mobilized on Duluth Metals 100% owned exploration properties in the Duluth Complex, north-east Minnesota.  This fourth drill rig is currently positioned on the northern part of the East Shore property. "Having several good targets south of the Nickel Lake Macrodike, we have decided to mobilize a fourth rig allowing...

2012-11-16 08:22:10

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, November 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Gold joins the KOSHA bookmark collection. A pre-series of 99 numbered pieces will be available from 6th December 2012 in selected shops and on http://www.kosha.ch. Blue Gold is an alloy of 18 carat gold and iron. It is applied in a thin layer on a stainless steel base combining the flexibility and resistance of steel with the beauty and prestige of Blue Gold. (Photo:...

2012-11-09 16:22:20

(All amounts expressed in Canadian dollars unless otherwise indicated) TORONTO, Nov. 9, 2012 /CNW/ - Royal Nickel Corporation ("RNC") (TSX: RNX) is pleased to report its review of activities and financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2012. Third quarter results are based on the unaudited financial statements for the three months ended September 30, 2012. "The third quarter was another period of substantial progress for RNC as important community, financial and...


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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