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2014-10-01 12:24:47

MONTREAL, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - In a historically symbolic gesture, the Innu First Nations of Uashat mak Mani-utenam and Matimekush-Lac John returned two enormous iron ore stones from the mining pits of the Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC), majority owned by the mining giant Rio Tinto, to IOC/Rio Tinto's head office (1000, Sherbrooke Street West in Montreal, Quebec). The stones were erected in the Innu communities of Uashat and Mani-utenam in September 1970 to mark 100 years...

2014-10-01 08:23:46

MONTREAL, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - After more than 60 years of mining the lands (Nitassinan) of the Innu of Uashat mak Mani-utenam and Matimekush-Lac John without their consent and without so much as a penny of compensation. After the destruction and the non-reclamation of these lands, after the expulsion of the Innu people and the expropriation of their territory, after the institutional discrimination against Innu workers, after over four years of failed attempts at...

2014-09-22 16:23:21

UASHAT MAK MANI-UTENAM, QC, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Innu First Nations of Uashat Mak Mani-Utenam and Matimekush-Lac John, whose traditional territory (Nitassinan) covers a large part of North-eastern Quebec and Labrador, celebrated on September 19, 2014 an important legal victory in their 900 million dollar lawsuit targeting the Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC), whose majority shareholder is Rio Tinto (see press release of March 20, 2013 for more information on the...

2014-09-03 16:23:31

TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX: DDC, NYSE: DDC) (the "Company" or "Dominion") reports that the Ekati Diamond Mine and the Diavik Diamond Mine performed exceptionally well in the second fiscal quarter of 2015 (May through July). Rough diamond production, sales and pricing have all exceeded plan. Unless otherwise indicated, all financial information is presented in U.S. dollars. The Company recorded a second quarter consolidated net income...

2014-06-26 20:20:56

SASKATOON, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Joint Venture Company which was recently formed between Acron Group through its Canadian subsidiary and the Rio Tinto Group to continue evaluation of the development of the jointly held potash properties in Saskatchewan Canada, held its first Board of Directors meeting in London, UK today. As previously released in December 2013 (http://northatlanticpotash.com/release_121313.pdf), Acron announced a world-class potash resource had been...

2014-06-11 20:20:24

TORONTO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX: DDC, NYSE: DDC) (the "Company") today announced its fiscal 2015 first quarter results for the period ended April 30, 2014. Robert Gannicott, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer stated: "A year on from our purchase of the Ekati operation, we continue to improve ore production and recoveries as we develop new ore sources. The receipt of full operating permits for the Lynx open pit development in less than a...

2014-05-23 16:21:53

VANCOUVER, May 23, 2014 /CNW/ - NexGen Energy Ltd. (TSX-V: NXE) ("NexGen" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the following results from its Annual General & Special Meeting of Shareholders ("AGM") held in Vancouver, BC on May 22, 2014: There were 80,994,042 shares represented at the meeting representing 47.63% of NexGen's issued and outstanding shares. Shareholders voted strongly in favour of all proposed resolutions. The number of Directors to be elected to NexGen's Board was set...

2014-05-09 12:22:44

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The trading session on Thursday, May 08, 2014 ended on a mixed note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,550.97, up 0.20% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,051.50, down 0.40%. The S&P 500 finished the day 0.14% lower at 1,875.63. During the trading session five out of ten sectors finished on a higher note. The S&P 500 Materials Sector Index...

2014-04-14 12:23:45

Secured at Least 1.5 Million Metric Tons of Imported Iron Ore for 2014 BEIJING, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Steel Holdings, Inc. ("General Steel" or the "Company") (NYSE: GSI), a leading non-state-owned steel producer in China, announced today that its principal manufacturing facility, Shaanxi Longmen Iron and Steel Co., Ltd. ("Longmen Joint Venture"), has signed a supply agreement with Rio Tinto Iron Ore Asia Pte. Ltd. ("Rio Tinto") for procurement of imported iron ore in...

2014-04-10 08:26:24

MONTRÉAL, April 10, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - At its award ceremony last night, held at the Royal Ontario Museum, in Toronto, the Canadian Museums Association (CMA) presented Montréal Space for Life, a group of Montréal museums, with its prestigious Award of Outstanding Achievement for the creation of the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium. The new star in the Space for Life, which is currently celebrating its first anniversary, was a winner in the Facility Development and Design category....


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.