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2014-09-11 16:22:42

VANCOUVER, Sept. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - In a speech to the Vancouver Board of Trade today, Pierre Gratton, President and CEO of the Mining Association of Canada, provided an overview of the past decade of mining development in Canada and the keys to maintaining Canada's position as a global mining leader. "Canada benefited tremendously from the past decade of rising commodity prices, seeing a 25 percent increase in the number of new mines, increased employment and rising government...

2014-09-09 12:22:34

Trading Symbol: TSX: GGDShares Issued: 147,814,830 HALIFAX, Sept. 09, 2014 /CNW/ - GoGold Resources Ltd. (TSX: GGD), (GoGold), is pleased to provide an update on the commissioning of its Parral Tailings Project in Mexico. Commissioning of the main plant began in June 2014 and production rates have been consistently increasing as ramping up continues. As of August 31(st), 2014, approximately 180,000 tonnes have been agglomerated and stacked on the lined heap leach pad and a total...

2014-09-08 16:21:37

MONTREAL, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DNA Precious Metals, Inc. ("DNA" or "the Company") (OTCQB: DNAP) announces that it has mandated InnovExplo Inc., a specialized firm in the mining industry located in the Province of Quebec, Canada, to prepare an independent technical report which will be compliant with National Instrument 43-101 on standards of disclosure for mineral projects ("The Report"). The Report will include namely, all field work and studies done by DNA Precious Metals,...

2014-09-08 08:24:05

VANCOUVER, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Bear Creek Mining (TSX Venture: BCM) ("Bear Creek" or the "Company") is pleased to provide an update on progress made on optimization studies at its Corani Silver-Lead-Zinc deposit as the project advances towards detailed engineering and permitting. The optimization studies, involving three engineering firms led by Global Resource Engineering of Denver, Colorado, have been underway for six months and trade-off studies have identified several design...

2014-08-15 16:20:35

VANCOUVER, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - PhotoSat announced today that it is in the process of accurately calculating the exact amount of tailings that has left the Mount Polley tailings dam using high resolution stereo satellite photos. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140815/136628) On August 4(th) 2014 Imperial Metals suffered a breach in the retaining wall of their tailings dam at the Mount Polley Mine in British Columbia, Canada. This sent millions of cubic...

2014-08-08 12:22:18

OTTAWA, Aug. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - On August 4, a tailings breach occurred at the Mount Polley mine in British Columbia, owned and operated by Imperial Metals. This incident is an unfortunate and significant issue that is being taken very seriously by the company, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) and all stakeholders involved. Imperial Metals has apologized to the public for the breach of its tailings pond. Imperial has recognized and publicly asserted its responsibility to...

2014-07-28 08:24:18

WALNUT, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that VIASPACE partner Selectra CC and the Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited of South Africa made a formal announcement of Harmony's implementation of the first bioenergy project on mining property in South Africa. The goal of the project is to grow energy crops---sugar beets and Giant King Grass--on contaminated mine affected lands in order to restore and rehabilitate the land. Gold-mining is a...

2014-06-18 08:23:29

Québec becomes the second province to adopt the Towards Sustainable Mining initiative MONTREAL, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Québec Mining Association (QMA) today announced its members will adopt the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) initiative, a program designed to improve environmental and social practices in the Canadian mining industry, over a phased-in four-year period. The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) and its members launched the TSM initiative in 2004. Today's...

2014-06-16 08:22:24

TORONTO, June 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Alacer Gold Corp. ("Alacer" or the "Company") [TSX: ASR and ASX: AQG] is pleased to announce the positive results of the Definitive Feasibility Study ("DFS") for the processing of sulfide ore through whole ore pressure oxidation ("POX") at its Çöpler Gold Mine in Erzincan Province, Turkey. The Company has completed extensive technical, design, engineering and procurement studies in preparing the DFS and will be carrying out basic engineering and further...

2014-06-12 08:22:27

WICKENBURG, Ariz., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mining Global, Inc. (OTC Pink: YTRV), announced today that it has been contracted to process 250,000 tons of tailings located in Congress, Arizona not far from the company headquarters in Wickenburg, Arizona. "An opportunity to process tailings where we know gold has been found before using antiquated technology gives the company a strong baseline to work with, and an even stronger future moving forward," said CEO Joel J. Natario with...


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  • 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.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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