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2011-12-19 16:02:55

A number of health and environmental issues and related risks need to be addressed when considering whether to lift the almost 30-year moratorium on uranium mining in Virginia, says a new report from the National Research Council, the operating arm of the National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Engineering. "Internationally accepted best practices, which include timely and meaningful public participation, are available to mitigate some of the risks involved," said Paul Locke,...

2011-12-19 02:07:00

TORONTO AND JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - First Uranium Corporation (Toronto: FIU.TO) (JSE: FUM) (ISIN: CA33744R1029) ("First Uranium" or the "Company") announced today that it is assessing options to develop and implement a new operating plan at the Ezulwini Mine in order to optimize cash flow and overall profitability.  The focus of the new operating plan will be on safety, improving mining efficiency, and reducing fixed costs by mining ore from the more profitable...

2011-11-22 08:00:00

Barrick Gold Receives Towards Sustainable Mining Leadership Award OTTAWA, Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - During its annual Mining Day on the Hill, The Mining Association of Canada (MAC)  is presenting its 2010 Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Awards, recognizing Canadian mining facilities that have demonstrated excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). 2010 TSM Award recipients include Barrick Gold Corporation, De Beers Canada Inc., Diavik Diamond...

2011-11-21 08:30:00

FAU: TSX.V FVGCF: OTCQX FSE: FWR www.firerivergold.com VANCOUVER, Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Fire River Gold Corp. and Mystery Creek Resources Inc. [TSX.V: FAU| OTCQX: FVGCF| FSE: FWR] (collectively "the Company") are pleased to provide this update for the Nixon Fork Mine. Dry Stack Tailings Pad - This project was completed including liner installation on schedule by October. It is now ready to be used for tailings once the leach circuit is completed.  More excavation was...

2011-11-17 09:25:00

TORONTO AND JOHANNESBURG, Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - First Uranium Corporation (Toronto: FIU.TO) (JSE: FUM) (ISIN: CA33744R1029) ("First Uranium" or the "Company") has announced that the notice temporarily suspending operations in the underground workplaces at its Ezulwini Mine has been lifted. The notice was issued pursuant to section 54 of the Mine Health and Safety Act (South Africa) by the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) on November 14, 2011 following a fall of ground....

2011-10-31 05:30:00

VANCOUVER, Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. (TSX: YNG) (Frankfurt Xetra Exchange: NG6) is pleased to announce a production update for the third quarter and progress on the winterization of the milling facility at Jerritt Canyon located 50 miles north of Elko, Nevada. Jerritt Canyon is operated by Queenstake Resources USA Ltd., ("Queenstake") a wholly owned subsidiary of Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. ("YNG" or the "Company"). The Jerritt Canyon operation shipped 21,345...

2011-10-19 20:09:00

GROVELAND, Fla., Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Ventures Group, Inc. (OTCBB: EVGI) announced today that it has signed a Mineral Exploitation Agreement with Broken Hills, LLC to recover the precious metals from certain mine claims in Nevada. The ore containing the precious metals will be concentrated on location using EVGI's proprietary technology and then shipped to EVGI's precious metal extraction facility in Groveland, Florida. Based on land surveys, exploratory drilling and...

2011-09-21 05:00:00

SANTIAGO, Chile, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- White Mountain Titanium Corporation ("White Mountain" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: WMTM) reports that it has received the final report from SGS Lakefield ("SGS") dealing with processing Cerro Blanco rutile tailings to produce a high grade, sodium feldspar concentrate. This concentrate could find application as a flux and in the glass and ceramics industries. Utilizing rutile tailings from the previously reported pilot plant test...

2011-07-25 14:18:00

TORONTO AND JOHANNESBURG, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - First Uranium Corporation (TSX: FIU), (JSE: FUM) (ISIN:CA33744R1029) ("First Uranium" or "the Company") announced today that the South African National Nuclear Regulator (the "NNR") issued a directive to Mine Waste Solutions to cease deposition of material on all of the existing tailings storage facilities, including the new life of mine tailings storage facility, citing alleged issues regarding pipeline maintenance and...

2011-07-11 10:42:00

CHLORIDE, AZ, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Hondo Minerals Corporation (OTCBB: HMNC.OB) announced today that it has commenced production at its Tennessee Mine property in western Arizona.  During the first half of the year, the company completed all work related to the construction of the plant structure, installed all equipment used for its innovative E-Leach extraction process, and completed all required training and regulatory approvals. The company is now processing ore...