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2012-05-02 20:58:52

Blood diamonds may get the most attention. But they are not the only minerals sold on the world market to finance wars and other conflicts in sub-Saharan Africa, according to an article in the current issue of Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society. The story, by C&EN Senior Editor Celia Henry Arnaud, focuses on minerals being mined in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and...

2010-09-21 15:11:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DELTA MUTUAL, INC. (OTC Bulletin Board: DLTZ) - an international company specializing in energy (i.e.: oil, gas and mining) announced today that the drilling phase of the procedure in Guemes exploratory well site in Salta province has been completed and deemed successful. The well reached a depth of 549 m. after entering in the target formation -- Yacoraite. Delta's wholly owned subsidiary, SAHF Argentina, has carried out this drilling...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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