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2013-11-04 16:23:47

OTTAWA, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Claigan Environmental (www.claigan.com) announces an update to their conflict minerals services. For some time, Claigan has been involved in reasonable country of origin inquiries with suppliers of tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold containing parts and materials. Over the second half of 2013, Claigan has expanded its work and expertise into the area of smelter reasonable country of origin inquiries and due diligence. Claigan's expanded...

2013-10-17 12:23:21

OTTAWA, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - The following is an update on the current industry status regarding progress towards compliance with Section 1502 of Dodd-Frank and the related SEC final rules. Key notes 1) In September of 2013, approximately 2,946 companies were identified to have conflict minerals compliance programs. This likely only represents a subset of companies with conflict minerals policies, but does show a significant level of engagement by...

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

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Copper mines recently unearthed in Israel that were thought to have been built by the ancient Egyptians during the 13th century BCE have been shown to actually originate three centuries later during the reign of King Solomon. The new discovery comes from an excavation led by Dr. Erez Ben-Yosef of Tel Aviv University’s Jacob M. Alkow Department of Archaeology and Near Eastern Cultures. Dr. Ben-Yosef used radiocarbon dating of...

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

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Some of the earliest pieces of jewelry discovered have been found to contain samples from outer space. Archaeologists have confirmed funeral beads strung around bodies from a 5000-year-old Egyptian cemetery contained pieces of iron from meteorites that fell to Earth. Using high-tech scanning methods, researchers from University College London (UCL) found the nine small beads, which were discovered in the Lower Egypt village of...

2013-05-22 08:22:16

TORONTO, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Horizonte Minerals Plc, (AIM: HZM, TSX: HZM) ('Horizonte' or 'the Company') the exploration and development company focused in Brazil, is pleased to announce the completion of a comprehensive metallurgical test programme at the Company's 100% owned Araguaia Nickel Project ('Araguaia') located south of the Carajas mining district in northern Brazil. Highlights -- Metallurgical testwork is now complete and has confirmed the...

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. Thomas Levy of the University of California-San Diego said industrial smelting debris, or slag, from the copper production center at Khirbat en-Nahas in northern Jordan dates to the 10th century B.C. -- which is in line with biblical narrative on the rule of David and Solomon. The new data pushes back the archaeological chronology about three...

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. Boliden (STO:BOL) (TSX:BOL) is a leading European metals company whose core competence is in the fields of exploration, mining, smelting and recycling. Boliden's main metals are zinc and copper. Other important metals extracted and...

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. A senior member of TMS, Richards joined the society in 1963 and served as president in 1981. Richards earned a degree in chemical engineering from the University of Utah in 1955 and then worked as a process...

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. The project is planned for completion at the end of 2009. Woollett explained...

2008-06-24 09:03:03

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 24, 2008) - AQUILA RESOURCES INC. (TSX:AQA)(FRANKFURT:JM4A) ("Aquila" or the "Company") today announced positive results from an extensive metallurgical testing program for all major mineralized zones at its Back Forty project in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The results show the viability of standard beneficiation processes and production of quality concentrates, as well as significant recovery of precious metals. The evaluation work summarized below...


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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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