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2009-07-07 09:46:34

A $510 debt was paid by a man who brought 33 pounds of coins to the courthouse in the Russian Far East city of Vladivostok, officials said. Bailiffs said the businessman from Partizansk, Russia, a town in the Primorye Territory, brought in 14 bags of coins to pay the debt owed to a Vladivostok man. He had initially refused to pay despite a court order, RIA Novosti reported. After bailiffs threatened come to his office, the businessman brought in the cash in the form of mostly 1 and 2-ruble...

2009-05-13 18:16:00

VANCOUVER, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE Amex: TGB) ("Taseko" or the "Company") reports the results for the three months ended March 31, 2009. This release should be read with the Company's Financial Statements and Management Discussion & Analysis, available at www.tasekomines.com and filed on www.sedar.com. Currency is Canadian dollars unless otherwise indicated. For the quarter ended March 31, 2009, the Company reports an operating profit of $6.6...

2009-05-07 15:10:00

NYSE: TC TSX: TCM, TCM.WT Frankfurt: A6R TORONTO, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Overview (all in U.S. dollars): - Molybdenum production in the first quarter of 2009 was 6.1 million pounds, up from 5.6 million pounds in the same period a year earlier. The first-quarter production level was in line with current production plans for the year. - Weighted-average cash costs were reduced to $5.93 per pound produced in the first...

2009-04-16 13:17:41

The newest member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee, David Miles, says he sees signs of the beginning of the end of the global recession. Miles said he is not making a confident prediction about the end of the downturn, but that there have been indications that the British government's economic strategy has already begun showing positive results. It is early days but the early signs are that it's having an impact and the hope is this will have an impact on the cost of...

2009-03-24 21:51:00

VANCOUVER, March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE AMEX: TGB) ("Taseko" or the "Company") reports the results for the fifteen months ended December 31, 2008. Currency is Canadian dollars unless otherwise indicated. For the year ended December 31, 2008 the Company reports an operating profit of $56.5 million, before provisional pricing and inventory adjustments. Annual gross revenues(1) were $258.6 million from the sale of 77.9 million pounds of copper and 800...

2009-03-19 16:00:00

NYSE: TC TSX: TCM, TCM.WT Frankfurt: A6R TORONTO, March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - - Record production of 26 million pounds Mo - Record revenues of $1.01 billion - Record cash flow from operations of $417.6 million - Record earning before special non-cash charges of $276.3 million Overview (all in U.S. dollars): - Mining operations continued to perform well in the fourth quarter of 2008 with total molybdenum production rising...

2009-02-26 08:00:00

NYSE-A:ROY TSX:IRC DENVER, CO, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - International Royalty Corporation (NYSE Alternext US: ROY, TSX: IRC) (the "Company", or "IRC") today reported its fourth quarter and fiscal 2008 financial results. All figures are in United States dollars unless noted otherwise. Financial Highlights Royalty revenues for 2008 decreased 16% to $41.7 million, as compared to $49.9 million for 2007. Royalty revenues in the fourth quarter of 2008 were $9.0 million, compared to $12.7...

2009-02-24 12:41:00

SPOKANE VALLEY, WA, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Revett Minerals Inc. (RVM-TSX) ("Revett" or "the Company") is pleased to announce improved operations performance and year end reserves and resources from its Troy Mine. Operation Highlights -------------------- Revett achieved record production from its 70% held Troy Mine during 2008. All numbers presented below are on a 100% basis. - 2008 silver production of 1.2 million ounces and copper production of 9.8...

2009-02-04 14:46:04

A London restaurant said it has begun a monthlong promotion to allow customers to skip the bill and pay only what they feel their meal was worth. The Little Bay restaurant said all patrons who dine during the rest of February will be asked to pay whatever they consider to be a fair amount instead of receiving a bill, Sky News reported Wednesday. Little Bay owner Peter Ilic said the promotion is aimed at easing the stress of the economic downturn. Anything between a penny and 50 pounds ($72)...

2009-01-24 08:24:34

The British pound has fallen to its lowest level relative to the U.S. dollar since 1985 in the wake of statistics showing a shrinking economy, observers said. The pound sterling on Friday slid by more than three-quarters of a cent against the dollar to $1.3668, the lowest level in 24 years. Britain's Office for National Statistics announced the economy shrank by 1.5 percent in the final three months of 2008, putting the country officially in a recession, The Daily Telegraph reported. The...


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