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Deforestation in parts of the Peruvian Amazon has increased six-fold in recent years as small-scale miners, driven by record gold prices, blast and clear more of the lowland rainforest.
How would you like to store all the films ever made on a device the size of an I-phone?
VANCOUVER, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Silver Wheaton Corp. ("Silver Wheaton" or the "Company") (TSX, NYSE:SLW) is pleased to announce that attributable proven and probable reserves increased by over nine percent in 2010, as a result of an increase of 80 million ounces of silver and 23,000 ounces of gold, to a record 954 million silver equivalent ounces1.
SPARKS, Nev., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Golden Phoenix Minerals, Inc.
Silver has continued to race higher and the nature of the rise suggests shorts are being squeezed, says Steven Zoernack. Quite who the shorts are remains to be seen but we would imagine â€“ given the extent of the rise in prices â€“ that all shorts are feeling the pain.
HONG KONG, March 9 /PRNewswire/ - Today,Â www.WorldStreetFundamentals.com released its industry report highlightingÂ resource miners Northgate Minerals Corporation (TSX:NGX)(NYSE Amex:NXG) and New Gold Inc. (TSX:NGD)(NYSE Amex:NGD).
THUNDER BAY, ON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ - Red Metal Resources Ltd.
(All figures are in US dollars unless otherwise indicated) VANCOUVER, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ - New Gold Inc. ("New Gold") (TSX and NYSE AMEX:NGD) today announces that Goldcorp Inc.
TORONTO, February 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth Metals") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) today announced assay results for 15 holes drilled by Twin Metals Minnesota LLC (Twin Metals), on the Nokomis joint venture project in Minnesota, U.S.A.
China has been building up reserves of precious metals that could give the communist country more control over those resources that are needed for many of todayâ€™s high-tech products.
Molybdenite is a mineral of molybdenum disulfide, MoS2. Similar in appearance and feel to graphite, molybdenite has a lubricating effect which is produced by its structure of close-spaced parallel cleavage planes. Finely powdered MoS2, with particle sizes in the 1-100 Âµm range, is a common technical dry lubricant. It is also often mixed into various oils or greases, which allows mechanisms so lubricated to run less noisy and to keep running for a while longer even if most of the oil should...
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...
Silver is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Ag (from the traditional abbreviation from the Latin Argentum) and atomic number 47. A soft white lustrous transition metal, silver has the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal and occurs in minerals and in free form. This metal is used in coins, jewelry, tableware, and photography. Notable characteristics Silver is a very ductile and malleable (slightly harder than gold) univalent coinage metal...