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2010-09-22 04:00:00

VANCOUVER, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. (CVV - TSX.V) (the "Company" or "CanAlaska") is pleased to announce preliminary results for summer exploration surveys in the Athabasca Basin on the Collins Bay Extension, Grease River and West McArthur uranium projects and new developments at the Fond Du Lac project. Collins Bay Extension Project - Seismic Profiling of Target ----------------------------------------------------------- CanAlaska's geophysical...

2009-03-31 16:44:00

TORONTO, March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - NWT Uranium Corp. (TSXV: NWT; OTCBB: NWURF) (the "Corporation") the single largest shareholder of Niger Uranium Limited ("Niger") by its ownership of 34.06% of Niger, which in turn owns 15.06% of KALAHARI MINERALS PLC, ("Kalahari") noted today that it had previously entered into discussions with Rio Tinto PLC ("Rio") under a Confidentiality Agreement (CA) that was executed on February 9th, 2009 regarding its interest in Niger and Kalahari. While not...

2008-10-15 09:00:25

Chief executive Tom Albanese said: "The long term outlook for Rio Tinto remains positive despite the upheavals in global markets. In the third quarter, our business continued to perform extremely well, breaking yet more production records in iron ore, bauxite, hard coking coal and US coal. "In the near term, the Chinese economy is pausing for breath. China is not completely insulated from an OECD recession and we will see an impact on Chinese exports. However, the near term slowdown of...

2008-09-10 00:00:19

Text of report by state-owned Namibian newspaper New Era website on 9 September [Report by Desie Heita: "Strike Disrupts Fuel Supplies"] Windhoek: The strike at TransNamib has disrupted the supply of oil inland as petroleum companies find it difficult to move petroleum from the port of Walvis Bay aboard trucks in the absence of rail tankers. Mining operations that require chemical acids, such as Rossing Uranium, say they are using up their contingency stocks to keep operations going....

2008-08-29 21:00:22

MOSCOW. Aug 29 (Interfax) - Russia intends to invest $2 billion in the development of Priargun Mining and Chemicals Association, the country's biggest uranium miner, Sergei Kiriyenko, head of the state Rosatom corporation, said at a ceremony to mark Priargun's 40th anniversary. The funds would be allocated to Priargun, which is based in Krasnokamensk, Chita region, under the national program to develop the nuclear industry. Kiriyenko said that Priargun received 1.8 billion rubles in...

2008-08-26 09:01:02

Rio Tinto (NYSE:RTP): -- Record underlying EBITDA* of $11,408 million, 73 per cent above first half 2007. -- Record underlying earnings* of $5,474 million, 55 per cent above first half 2007. -- Record net earnings* of $6,914 million, 113 per cent above first half 2007. -- Cash flow from operations up 54 per cent to a record of $8,860 million - a run rate of approximately $1.5 billion of cash flow per month. -- Half year production records achieved in iron ore,...

2008-08-21 18:00:41

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 21, 2008) - Xemplar Energy Corp. (TSX VENTURE:XE)(FRANKFURT:E7R)(NAMIBIA:XEM) ("Xemplar" or "the Company") is pleased to provide further drill hole assay results from its ongoing Warmbad uranium exploration project in Namibia. The Company has expanded its drilling program to continue the systematic evaluation of all of these alaskitic bodies on the Warmbad project. There are currently 8 drills at work. The assay results of significance from 13...

2008-07-18 06:00:41

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Renewed concerns over global warming and record-high crude oil prices have left many policymakers rethinking their views on nuclear power plants. Nuclear power stations, unlike their coal-fired counter parts, do not release carbon dioxide, a leading culprit in global warming. As a result, there has been an increased demand for the mining of uranium, which is used for nuclear power. Through its subsidiary UraMin, AREVA NP, jointly...

2008-06-19 09:00:59

Text of report by Namibian newspaper The Namibian website on 19 June [Report by Brigitte Weidlich: "Uranium Rush Lands N$6-b Investment for Namibia"] Namibia is set to become home to the world's largest uranium mine with the announcement yesterday by French state-owned energy company Areva that it is injecting US$750 million (about N$6 billion) into a uranium mine at Trekkopje in the Erongo Region. It will surpass the N$3,2 [Namibian dollars] billion investment made in Skorpion Zinc,...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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