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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...

2007-11-22 06:00:40

By Walqui, Henry Noriega, Carlos Southern Copper Corp. (SCC) is one of the world's largest copper companies. It finished the modernization of the Ilo copper smelter. A single Isasmelt furnace started smelting 1.1 Mt/a (1.2 million stpy) of concentrate at the end of 2006. Three existing Pierce Smith converters were upgraded plus a new one for converting the matte to blister copper was installed. Two new anode furnaces and a twin anode casting wheel have been operating since January 2006....

2006-03-08 20:54:25

By Michele Kambas PYRGOS, Cyprus (Reuters) - It is praised for its culinary and health properties by any cook worth his salt, but long before olive oil made it into the Mediterranean diet Cypriots used it as fuel to melt copper, archaeologists say. Italian researchers have discovered that environmentally friendly olive oil was used in furnaces at a site in southern Cyprus up to 4,000 years ago, instead of the fume-belching charcoal used in industry for hundreds of years since....

2006-03-08 20:50:00

By Michele Kambas PYRGOS, Cyprus -- It is praised for its culinary and health properties by any cook worth his salt, but long before olive oil made it into the Mediterranean diet Cypriots used it as fuel to melt copper, archaeologists say. Italian researchers have discovered that environmentally friendly olive oil was used in furnaces at a site in southern Cyprus up to 4,000 years ago, instead of the fume-belching charcoal used in industry for hundreds of years since. Described as "liquid...


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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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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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