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2011-02-10 13:03:00

TORONTO, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - GENTOR RESOURCES, INC. ("Gentor" or the "Company") (OTCBB - "GNTO.OB") is pleased to announce that it has concluded the sale of 6,009,334 Units (as hereafter described) to a limited number of non-U.S persons for total gross proceeds of US$4,507,001. Each Unit, which was sold at a purchase price of US$0.75 per Unit, consisted of one (1) share of common stock of the Company (the "Common Stock") and one (1) warrant (a "Warrant") to purchase one...

2011-02-07 07:05:00

DENVER, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ARCADIS (NYSE EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international consultancy, design, engineering and management services company, announced today that Malcolm Pirnie, the water division of ARCADIS, has been selected to support Veolia Water for managing the water sector in the country of Oman. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101220/LA19899LOGO) The project team will assist Oman's Public Authority for Electricity and Water (PAEW) in designing and...

2011-01-05 10:53:00

Results include intersections of 6.68m @ 7.42% copper from 63.71m down hole depth and 6.25m @ 3.30% copper from 68.02m depth. TORONTO, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ - GENTOR RESOURCES, INC. ("Gentor" or the "Company") (OTCBB - "GNTO.OB") and its Omani partner Al Fairuz Mining LLC are pleased to announce further findings from the Company's initial drilling program at its Oman copper/gold properties. In addition to the VMS massive sulphide intersections at the Mahab 4 Prospect announced on...

2010-12-22 14:13:00

TORONTO, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - GENTOR RESOURCES, INC. ("Gentor" or the "Company") (OTCBB - "GNTO.OB") is pleased to announce that it has concluded the sale of 3,662,670 Units (as hereafter described) to a limited number of U.S. and non-U.S persons for total gross proceeds of US$2,747,000. Each Unit, which was sold at a purchase price of US$0.75 per Unit, consisted of one (1) share of common stock of the Company (the "Common Stock") and one (1) warrant (a "Warrant") to...

2010-12-05 00:13:32

Concourse Financial Software will perform back office settlement and fees processing for CBO's national ATM/POS switch. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) December 3, 2010 Baldwin Hackett & Meeks, Inc. (BHMI), a leading supplier of high-volume transaction processing solutions, announced today that the Central Bank of Oman (CBO) is implementing the Concourse Financial Software Suiteâ“ž¢ to perform back office transaction processing for its national ATM/POS switch. This new...

2010-11-17 07:30:00

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Zambelli Fireworks, one of the most recognized names in fireworks by audiences around the world, has proven this distinction again after being selected to participate in an international fireworks competition, the Oman World Fireworks Championship 2010. The competition is celebrating the 40th National Day of the Sultanate of Oman and will take place from December 6-18. "We are extremely proud to be a part of this competition celebrating the...

2010-11-11 07:00:00

Results include an intersection of 15.40m @ 7.40% copper from 40.15m down hole depth, including 8.80m @ 9.17% copper TORONTO, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ - GENTOR RESOURCES, INC. ("Gentor" or the "Company") (OTCBB - "GNTO.OB") is pleased to announce preliminary findings from the Company's initial drilling program at its Oman copper/gold properties. The Company has completed six drill holes of a 24-hole, 2,600m diamond drilling program at the Mahab 4 prospect in Block 5.  Four holes...

2010-11-09 13:35:00

TORONTO, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ - GENTOR RESOURCES, INC. ("Gentor" or the "Company") (OTCBB - "GNTO.OB") is pleased to announce that it has concluded the issue and sale of 7,000,000 Units (as hereafter described) to a limited number of U.S. and non-U.S persons for total gross proceeds of US$5,250,000. Each Unit, which was sold at a purchase price of US$0.75 per Unit, consisted of one (1) share of common stock of the Company (the "Common Stock") and one (1) warrant (a "Warrant") to...

2010-11-04 07:21:00

DUBAI, UAE, November 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Oman Infrastructure Report Q4 2010, published recently by companiesandmarkets.com, Oman's infrastructure sector will remain one of the most active in the region thanks to continued government spending, the economy's relative insulation from the downturn and the focus on reforming its investment climate to attract foreign investors. The same report states that 'the construction industry is valued at US$3.7bn this year and...

2010-11-01 07:00:00

-- Redline's Oil & Gas Solution: SmartLink(TM) to be deployed to over 5,000 locations -- ABU DHABI, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ - Redline Communications Group Inc. ("Redline") (TSX: RDL), a leading provider of specialized broadband wireless systems, today announced that it has signed a major contract to supply connectivity for a large digital oil field project in Oman. Redline partnered with Oman Fiber Optic Co. S.A.O.G ("Oman Fiber"), a regional integrator who will coordinate the...


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Al Hajar Mountains
2013-04-19 20:58:17

The Hajar Mountains, which is Arabic for stone mountains, is located in northeastern Oman and the eastern United Arab Emirates are the highest mountain range within the eastern Arabian Peninsula. Lying 50 to 100 kilometers inland from the Gulf of Oman coast, they divide the low coastal plain of Oman from the high desert plateau. The mountains start in the north, creating the Musandam peninsula. From there, the Northern Hajjar runs southeast, parallel to the coast but also moving gradually...

Arabian Tahr, Arabitragus jayakari
2012-08-08 13:24:30

The Arabian tahr (Arabitragus jayakari) is a species of ungulate that is related to wild goats. This tahr is native to Arabia, residing in the Sultanate of Oman and in the Hajar Mountains located in United Arab Emirates. It can be found at elevations of up to 5,905 feet within its range. The Arabian tahr was first given the name Hemitragus jayakari, after it was described from specimens collected by Dr. A.S.G. Jayakar. In 2005, genetic studies found that it belonged in the newly created...

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2008-02-05 14:33:28

The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.

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2007-12-21 13:32:44

The Arabian Wolf (Canis lupus arabs), is a mammal of the order Carnivora. It is a subspecies of Gray Wolf which was once found throughout the Arabian Peninsula, but now only lives in small pockets in Southern Israel, Oman, Yemen, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia. Their ears are proportionately larger in relation to body size when compared to other species, an adaptation needed to disperse body heat. This subspecies is unusual, as it is not known to howl. Arabian wolves are unique among gray...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'