Latest Peter Barnes Stories

2011-04-11 19:40:00

TSX: SLW NYSE: SLW VANCOUVER, April 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Silver Wheaton Corp. ("Silver Wheaton" or the "Company") (TSX: SLW) (NYSE: SLW) is pleased to announce that Randy Smallwood, currently the Company's President, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer.  He will replace Peter Barnes, who has resigned effective April 11, 2011. As part of the transition process, Mr. Barnes has agreed to enter into a consulting agreement with Silver Wheaton. "I am very proud to...

2010-05-10 11:35:00

Astronomers this summer will take a close look at a rare cosmic cradle for the universe's largest stars, baby bruisers that grow up to have 50 times the sun's mass. The international team of astronomers headed by University of Florida scientist Peter Barnes used an Australian radio telescope to find the cloud of gas and dust 8,000 light years away in the Southern sky constellation Carina. The cloud is in the early stages of collapsing in on itself, offering astronomers an unusual vista on the...

2007-01-16 18:37:14

MONTPELIER, Vt. -- An author and entrepreneur urged Vermont lawmakers Tuesday to consider capping carbon emissions by selling permits for discharges to oil companies and some fuel dealers and then returning the proceeds to citizens, all in a bid to reduce the state's role in global warming. Doing so would help curtail harmful greenhouse gas emissions and provide financial incentives for Vermont's economy and consumers, according to Peter Barnes, a founder of the Working Assets Long...

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