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2012-11-06 08:22:20

VANCOUVER, Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Guyana Frontier Mining Corp. (TSXV: GYG, "Guyana Frontier") is pleased to announce that it signed a definitive share purchase agreement (the "Agreement") today to acquire the Falcao Gold Project located in northern Brazil ("Falcao" or the "Project") by purchasing all of the shares of a subsidiary company of Horizonte Minerals Plc. ("Horizonte") of London, England (AIM and TSX: HZM), a company at arm's length to Guyana Frontier. Falcao is subject...

Helping Aircraft Fly Further Using Hypergravity
2012-11-05 10:24:47

ESA ESA research has helped to develop an aircraft-grade alloy that is twice as light as conventional nickel superalloys while offering equally good properties. The path to creating this alloy required research under all types of gravity. Airlines are always looking for ways to save fuel by cutting down on weight without sacrificing safety. Generally, cutting weight by 1% will save up to 1.5% in fuel. For commercial airlines, this saving quickly adds up, offering cheaper flights and...

2012-10-30 15:20:57

MONTREAL, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Fednav and Canadian Royalties are pleased to announce the signing of a long-term contract which provides for the transportation of nickel and copper concentrates from Canadian Royalties' Nunavik Nickel Project in northern Quebec to customers in Europe as well as the import from Europe of mine supplies and equipment. Speaking yesterday at the 5(th) Arctic Shipping North America Conference, Thomas Paterson, a Senior Vice-President of Fednav...

2012-10-16 11:21:43

TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth Metals", "Company") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) is pleased to announce that a third drill rig has been mobilized on Duluth Metals 100% owned exploration properties in the Duluth Complex, north-east Minnesota.  This will be the second drill rig on the Nor'East property, targeting the center of the Nickel Lake Macrodike (Target 1 area) and coincident five milligal residual gravity anomaly. "Being a high value target...

2012-10-10 07:22:48

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Berkwood Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: BKR) ( "Berkwood") is pleased to release the review of historical data and results from check assays on its recently acquired Peter Lake Copper Property (the "Property"), located 90 km north of Mont-Laurier, Quebec. The Property consists of 24 claims totalling 1403 Ha located in the Mont-Laurier Terrane in the Central Grenville Province. Over several years of historical work, two mineralized zones...

2012-09-19 02:22:29

TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - Royal Nickel Corporation ("RNC") (TSX: RNX) is pleased to announce that it has selected Norascon as the mining contractor for the overburden pre-stripping phase of the Dumont Nickel Project ("Dumont"). Following a formal request for proposal ("RFP") process, RNC has selected Norascon as mining contractor for certain development activities at its Dumont project, including pre-stripping, the establishment of mining areas, and related feasibility study...

2012-09-12 02:23:16

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2012 /CNW/ - Royal Nickel Corporation ("RNC") (TSX: RNX) is pleased to report that it has received confidential non-binding indicative partnership proposals from potential partners interested in participating in the development of RNC's Dumont Nickel Project ("Dumont"). The partnership proposals were received following the launch of RNC's previously announced formal partnership process, which began in June 2012. At that time, RNC presented a formal request for...

2012-08-10 10:20:43

(All amounts expressed in Canadian dollars unless otherwise indicated) TORONTO, Aug. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - Royal Nickel Corporation ("RNC") (TSX: RNX) is pleased to report its review of activities and financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. All amounts are expressed in Canadian dollars, unless otherwise noted, and are based on the unaudited financial statements for the three months ended June 30, 2012. Tyler Mitchelson, President and CEO, commented, "The second quarter...

2012-08-02 02:26:11

TORONTO, Aug. 2, 2012 /CNW/ - Royal Nickel Corporation ("RNC") (TSX: RNX) is pleased to announce the appointment of Rachel Yang as Project Director for its Dumont Nickel Project ("Dumont"). Ms. Yang will have overall responsibility for delivering the feasibility study, the execution plan and the construction of the Dumont Project. Ms. Yang has an excellent track record of success accumulated over 15 years of experience on large industrial and power projects, including work on Alcoa...

2012-08-01 02:24:01

(All amounts expressed in Canadian dollars unless otherwise indicated) TORONTO, Aug. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Royal Nickel Corporation ("RNC" or the "Corporation") (TSX: RNX) is pleased to announce that it has signed an investment agreement with Ressources Québec.  Under the terms of the agreement, Ressources Québec has acquired an interest in the Dumont Nickel Project ("Dumont") and will have the right to receive 0.8% of the net smelter return in the project 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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