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2009-11-11 07:50:00

VANCOUVER, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Aurizon Mines Ltd. (TSX:ARZ; AMEX:AZK) is pleased to report that it has received a positive Pre-feasibility Study and is proceeding to final feasibility on its Joanna project.

2009-09-22 11:32:00

DENVER, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) reports that on September 18 and 19, 2009, its affiliate PT Newmont Nusa Tenggara ("PTNNT") experienced a geotechnical failure in the west wall of the Batu Hijau open-pit mine in Indonesia.

2009-04-09 07:00:00

(All figures are in US dollars unless otherwise stated) VANCOUVER, April 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - New Gold Inc.

2009-01-27 15:56:00

DENVER, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) ("Newmont" or "the Company") today announced 2008 equity gold sales of approximately 5.2 million ounces at costs applicable to sales of $440 per ounce.

2009-01-08 08:00:00

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Metalline Mining Company (Amex: MMG) -- The objective of this letter is to provide an update to our shareholders regarding the activity and progress during 2008 at Metalline's Sierra Mojada Project, Coahuila, Mexico.

2008-10-31 15:00:21

Yale Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: YLL) (FRANKFURT: YAB) is pleased to announce that the La Verde Grande Deposit has now been traced on surface for over 200 metres of its strike length -- double what was previously known.

2008-10-22 21:00:13

Apollo Gold Corporation ("Apollo" or "we") (TSX: APG)(AMEX: AGT), which operates the Montana Tunnels mine ("Mine"), a 50% joint venture with Elkhorn Tunnels, LLC ("Elkhorn Tunnels"), wishes to announce that, as at the end of November 2008, it will have completed mining of ore from the Montana Tunnels open pit operation as permitted by its current "L Pit" permit.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]