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2014-08-04 23:08:40

Niagara Worldwide's 1700 acre site of the former Ormet Plant in the industrial town of Hannibal, Ohio is on a clear path toward repurposing. Hannibal, Ohio

Ancient Israeli Site Could Be King Solomon's Mines
2013-09-04 07:34:16

Copper mines recently unearthed in Israel that were thought to have been built by the ancient Egyptians in the 13th century BCE have been shown to actually originate three centuries later during the reign of King Solomon.

Earliest Known Egytpian Iron Jewelry Derived From Outer Space
2013-08-20 07:21:37

Iron jewelry discovered in an Egyptian cemetery in 1911 has been found to contain samples that derived not from Earth, but from outer space.

2008-10-29 00:00:15

An ancient copper mining site in Jordan could be linked to the time of the Old Testament's King David and his son Solomon, researchers say.

2008-10-16 09:00:31

Regulatory News: Carina Wang, Head of Group Controlling and Acting CFO, has decided to leave Boliden, effective 15 January 2009. Johan Fant has, as previously communicated, been appointed as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Boliden Group.

2008-10-07 03:00:18

By Anonymous Editor's Note: This tribute was adapted from a submission by J. Brent Hiskey, University of Arizona. In May, Kenneth Richards, retired vice president of Kerr-McGee Corporation and former president of its Technology and Engineering Division, passed away at the age of 75.

2008-07-28 03:00:31

By Anonymous "One major factor in our selection of this Fulton County site is the close proximity to the North Star Steel mill," stated Andrew Woollett, chairman of the board, ZincOx Resources plc in an interview with Toledo Business Journal Woollett traveled to the United States from the company's headquarters in Great Britain to host the ceremonial groundbreaking for the $160 million facility near Delta, Ohio.

Latest Smelting Reference Libraries

2005-05-26 11:10:00

Copper is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Cu and atomic number 29. Notable characteristics Copper is a reddish-coloured metal, with a high electrical and thermal conductivity (among pure metals at room temperature, only silver has a higher electrical conductivity). Copper may well be the oldest metal in use, as copper artifacts dating to 8700 BC have been found. Besides being part of various ores, copper can be found in the metallic form (i.e. native copper)...

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