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2012-11-15 12:46:34

Mine waste has greenhouse gas-trapping potential that should be economically valued says researcher It's time to economically value the greenhouse gas-trapping potential of mine waste and start making money from it, says mining engineer and geologist Michael Hitch of the University of British Columbia (UBC). Hitch studies the value of mine waste rock for its CO2-sequestration potential, or "SP." He says mining companies across Canada will, in future, be able to offset CO2 emissions with...

2012-09-05 23:03:38

The latest news from El Tigre Silver Corp. confirms it is achieving its goal of near-term gold and silver production. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 September 04, 2012 (Financial Press) — The latest news from El Tigre Silver Corp. confirms its way to achieving its goal of near-term gold and silver production. The Canada-based silver and gold exploration and development company has targeted near-term production (within one year)as part of its ongoing development plan to...

2012-07-20 23:03:38

New PEXGOL polyethylene pipes have been approved for use in long distance slurry pipelines. These include phosphate pipelines, iron ore and magnetite pipelines, and copper and gold concentrate pipelines. (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 A key to slurry transport becoming more cost effective has been the development of new plastic pipeline materials that are more efficient and more resistant to the extremely harsh conditions imposed by the slurry transport process. New PEXGOL polyethylene pipes have...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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