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2009-05-12 12:14:00

SANTIAGO, Chile, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masisa S.A. (Bolsa de Santiago: MASISA), a leading Latin American producer of wood boards for furniture, will hold its quarterly conference call on Friday, May 15, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The Company will discuss results for the quarter ended on March 31, 2009. Eugenio Arteaga, Masisa's CFO, will analyze the company's latest results, and will be available for answering questions from analysts and other stakeholders. To...

2009-03-02 07:30:00

LONDON, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cascal N.V. (NYSE: HOO), a leading provider of water and wastewater services in seven countries, today announced the outcome of the five yearly rate review for two of its Chilean subsidiaries, Servilampa and Servicomunal by the regulator for water and sewerage services in Chile, the Superintendencia de Servicios Sanitarios (SISS). Servicomunal S.A., which serves approximately 80,000 people in the Colina district of Santiago has been awarded a 5%...

2009-02-25 15:44:00

SANTIAGO, Chile, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masisa S.A. (Bolsa de Santiago: MASISA), a leading Latin American producer of wood boards for furniture, will hold its quarterly conference call on Thursday, March 5, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. New York Time (Eastern Time). The Company will discuss Results for the quarter ended on December 31, 2008. Eugenio Arteaga, Masisa's CFO, with Pablo Lanyi-Grunfeldt, Masisa's Deputy CFO, will analyze the company's latest results, and will be available...

2009-01-28 05:00:00

SANTIAGO, Chile, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- White Mountain Titanium Corporation ("White Mountain" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: WMTM) reports that good progress has been made in Stage 1 of the pilot plant program and that the program is on time and on budget. Working with Centro de Investigacion Minera y Metalurgica Tecnologia y Servicios ("CIMM"), Cytec Chile Limitada ("Cytec") and AMEC-Cade -- all of Santiago, Chile -- the Company has completed the gravity pre-concentration...

2008-12-03 19:33:00

SANTIAGO, Chile, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- White Mountain Titanium Corporation ("White Mountain" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: WMTM) reports that it has entered into definitive service contracts with Centro de Investigacion Minera y Metalurgica Tecnologia y Servicios ("CIMM"), Cytec Chile Limitada ("Cytec") and AMEC-Cade -- all of Santiago, Chile -- to start work on Stage 1 of the Cerro Blanco pilot plant program ("Stage 1"). CIMM and Cytec will undertake all Stage 1...

2008-10-08 15:00:29

SANTIAGO, Chile, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- White Mountain Titanium Corporation ("White Mountain" or the "Company") (BULLETIN BOARD: WMTM) reports that it has completed a private placement financing and raised $2.13 million. The Company issued 2.84 million common shares at a price of $0.75 per share. Third party advisory fees related to the financing total $131,946. The Company will use the funds for general treasury purposes, as well as advancing the Pilot Plant program at its...

2008-07-08 06:00:27

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 8, 2008) - Apoquindo Minerals Inc. ("Apoquindo" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:AQM) is pleased to announce the discovery of several new copper oxide zones at the Apoquindo Copper Oxide Project in Chile. The Apoquindo Minerals Copper Oxide project consists of two historically defined deposits, Elenita and Madrugador which are within 18 Km's of each other. Apoquindo is in the process of confirming and expanding the historical resource estimate to...

2006-07-11 07:55:00

By Fiona Ortiz SANTIAGO, Chile -- Chile's capital, home to some of Latin America's foulest air, is losing ground in its battle against pollution after hard-won gains in the 1990s. From 1990-2000 air pollution levels fell in Santiago as factories switched to cleaner fuels and belching old buses hit the scrap heap, helping improve a blight on what is otherwise one of the region's most livable urban areas. Officials crowed that the metropolitan area, home to roughly 6 million people, had seen...

2006-02-10 14:17:54

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - A medium-sized earthquake shook central Chile on Friday, rattling buildings, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damages, officials said. The quake occurred at around 2:50 p.m. local time (12:50 EST) and could be felt in office buildings in the Chilean capital. The U.S. Geological Survey said on its Web site (www.usgs.gov) that the earthquake had a magnitude of 4.9 and was centered off Chile's central coast near the port city of...

2005-09-12 17:23:03

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - A majority of South Americans in four of the region's capitals have a negative opinion of U.S. President George W. Bush, according to an opinion survey released on Monday. Fifty-three percent of South Americans described their perception of the U.S. leader as "bad" or "very bad," according to a poll conducted by the Santiago-based think-tank Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Many of the 2,362 people polled disagree with the Bush...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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