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2011-01-20 13:01:00

HIGHLIGHTS A 30,000 tonne bulk sampling program is underway at the Broken Hammer Zone in Sudbury to confirm grade and recoveries of the NI 43-101 compliant resource and to determine economic viability of mining the deposit. A 2500 metre winter drill program is being initiated to follow-up on 2010 results and to test several high-priority targets near the Amy Lake PGE Zone, Frost Lake Project. Drill results from Parkin Offset Property, Milnet 1500 Zone are being reviewed with...

2010-12-14 13:31:00

TORONTO, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX:WM, FWB: WC7) (the "Company") today announced that it had signed a Letter of Intent to enter into an agreement with Technica Group Inc. for the purpose of extracting a bulk sample from the Broken Hammer platinumpalladium-gold-copper Resource on its Broken Hammer Property in Sudbury. The purpose of the bulk sample is to confirm the grades and metal recoveries and establish the economic viability of the deposit for...

2010-12-14 15:30:15

Rare Earth metal and cousin of platinum is attractive for improving flash memory chips One of the rarest metals on Earth may be an excellent option for enabling future flash memory chips to continue to increase in speed and density, according to a group of researchers in Taiwan. "Incorporating nanocrystals of iridium into the critical floating gate portion of flash memory designs shows both excellent memory properties as well as stability in the high temperatures used in processing such...

2010-12-02 05:30:00

TORONTO, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ - Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth Metals") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) today announced that exploration work has commenced on the Company's 100% owned (non-joint venture) exploration properties which consist of approximately 31,000 acres of mineral interests adjacent to and nearby the Twin Metals Minnesota LLC (TMM) joint venture with Antofagasta plc and Duluth Metals.  The properties provide a pipeline of new exploration targets for potential future growth...

2010-11-24 04:35:03

Tokyo, Nov 24, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Tokyo Electron Limited and Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K.(1) announce the successful development of a recycling process for ruthenium precursors (CVD-ruthenium material) used in next generation semiconductor miniaturization technology.Ruthenium precursors which are disposed of without being collected as valuable resources can now be collected, refined, and re-used without returning them to ruthenium metal. Tokyo Electron Limited developed the recovery...

2010-11-23 00:01:07

Steven Zoernack, partner at GoldVest, announces upward revision for price of Palladium to $900.00 an ounce. Palladium is one of a group of six metals often referred to as PGM's, which stands for Platinum Group Metals. This group includes the well-known Platinum and the relatively obscure metals called rhodium, iridium, ruthenium and osmium. Platinum is 15 times rarer than Gold. Palladium is rarer than Platinum. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 22, 2010 Steven Zoernack, partner at GoldVest,...

2010-11-08 06:30:00

TORONTO, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX: WM, FWB: WC7) today announced that Wallbridge and major platinum producer Lonmin Plc have approved CDN$1.25 million to explore for platinum and palladium, as well as copper and nickel, on their Sudbury Camp Joint Venture ("SCJV") properties. The funding provides for up to 4,100 metres of diamond drilling and other exploration from October 1st, 2010 through September 30th, 2011. "We appreciate the support...

2010-11-01 20:51:15

It's not hard to argue in favor of alternatives to fossil fuels these days, but one popular argument "“ domestic energy security "“ may be standing on very shaky legs. A lot of rare metals are needed to make photovoltaic panels, rare earth magnets for wind generators, fuel cells and high-capacity batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles. But most industrialized nations, including the United States, are almost entirely dependent on foreign sources for those metals. The only way...

2010-10-26 17:15:00

TSX: PFN OTCQX: PAWEF FSE: P7J VANCOUVER, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific North West Capital Corp. ("PFN" or the "Company") (PFN:TSX, OTCQX:PAWEF, FSE:P7J) is pleased to announce that its common shares have commenced trading on the Pink OTC Market's prestigious OTCQX market tier under the symbol "PAWEF", effective at the market open on Tuesday, October 26, 2010. PFN's common shares will continue to trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the symbol "PFN". Listing on OTCQX will...

2010-09-30 06:30:00

TORONTO, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX:WM, FWB: WC7) (the "Company") today announced that recent mapping and sampling on its Frost Lake Property in Sudbury have uncovered a new exposure of platinum-palladium-gold-copper-nickel mineralization that extends the Amy Lake Cu-PGE zone 70 metres further northwest. Importantly, the new exposure provides new insight into the nature of the structures controlling the PGE mineralisation. Surface sampling at the...