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2011-01-13 08:30:00

Trading Symbols TSX - CRJ  NYSE Amex - CGR SASKATOON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ - Claude Resources Inc. ("Claude" or the "Company") today reported that the Company produced approximately 13,200 ounces of gold in the fourth quarter and 26,100 ounces of gold in the second half of 2010. The increase in production represents a 24 percent improvement from the first half of 2010. Total 2010 production was approximately 47,300 ounces of gold. Speaking today at the Seabee Mine, Vice...

2010-06-03 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: 250 guests of the Civil Engineer Corps/Seabee Historical Foundation WHAT: Presentation of First Annual "Fighting Seabee Award" to WWII Seabee Jerry Halpin & Active Duty Seabee Chief Petty Officer Glen Goodwin; Remarks by Rear Admiral Benjamin F. Montoya, CEC, USN (RET), Chairman of the Civil Engineer Corps/Seabee Historical Foundation;...

2010-03-09 15:16:55

Iconic dome at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station successfully deconstructed; sections may be reassembled at new Navy museum After more than three decades of service to researchers and staff stationed at the bottom of the world, the dome at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station was deconstructed this austral summer. The dome provided a platform for countless scientific discoveries in astronomy, physics, climatology, and other fields, and it also provided a home away from home for the station's...

2009-03-19 07:00:00

Navy Seabees Will Deploy Rugged Multiband Satellite Terminals for Global Communications PORT HUENEME, Calif. and MELBOURNE, Fla., March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been selected to supply additional Rugged Deployable Satellite Communications Terminals (RDSATs) to the U.S. Navy First Construction Division - the Seabees - under a two-year, $30 million follow-on order. The new terminals,...

2008-10-13 15:00:30

In this time of economic uncertainty, especially with home mortgage loans, more service members and veterans are using their Department of Veterans Affairs' home loan guaranty benefit, a strong option in today's housing market. VA is experiencing a significant increase in home loan volume, with more than 162,000 provided this year, an increase of more than 31 percent over the same period last year. VA attributes the increase to the favorable terms traditionally offered with VA loans and the...

2008-08-25 03:00:00

By Lofton, Lynn A few former SeaBees with fond memories of time spent in Gulfport have returned as businessmen and engineers to help rebuild the post- Katrina area. Their company, Broaddus & Associates, is an Austin, Texas-based building design and construction program management and planning firm. They opened a small office in Gulfport in 2006 and have now expanded to a larger space at One Hancock Plaza. An enthusiastic crowd turned out to welcome the firm to its new location July...

2005-09-02 12:56:12

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. military bases in the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast sputtered back to life on Friday, with some of them calling evacuated personnel back to help in relief efforts. After significant flooding and some storm damage from Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base had opened an airstrip to fly supplies for the thousands of refugees still trapped in the city, a Navy spokesman in Washington said. The Naval...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.