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2008-09-30 09:00:42

Tao Minerals, Ltd. (OTCBB: TAOL) is pleased to announce that it will be initiating mining operations at its El Colmillo Gold Mine in early October. According to project manager, Juan Restrepo, P. Geo., the items of equipment, including the electrical generation plant, necessary to begin ore extraction operations are either already on site or in shipment, with arrival due shortly. The jaw crusher, critical to the operation of the processing plant, will be on site and in place by mid-October....

2008-09-30 03:00:20

By Zeng, Zhi Zhang, Han; Zhang, Tao; Chen, Jie Yu ABSTRACT A modified headspace solid-phase microextraction (SPME) method in conjunction with gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC- MS) has been used for the analysis of the flavor volatiles in three rice cultivars with low levels of digestible protein during cooking. Altogether, 77 volatile compounds were identified, of which 13 components were not previously reported in rice. A total of 61, 71, and 74 peaks, respectively, were assigned...

2008-09-12 03:00:06

By Zhu, Hui Chen, Tao; Zhu, Maosheng; Fang, Qing; Kang, Heng; Hong, Zonglie; Zhang, Zhongming During the establishment of symbiosis in legume roots, the rhizobial Nod factor signal is perceived by the host cells via receptor-like kinases, including SymRK. The NODULE INCEPTION (NIN) gene in Lotus japonicus is required for rhizobial entry into root cells and for nodule organogenesis.We describe here a novel DNA- binding protein from L. japonicus, referred to as SIP1, because it was identified...

2008-09-11 09:00:33

Tao Minerals, Ltd. (OTCBB: TAOL) is pleased to provide the following information with regard to the company's final preparations leading to the start-up of operations, targeting an initial Phase I production level of 20 tonnes of ore per day, at its El Colmillo Gold Mine. The company has ordered and is awaiting the delivery of an electrical generation plant, a jaw crusher and a mine ventilation system. Project manager, Juan Fernando Restrepo, has begun the task of selecting and hiring the...

2008-09-09 09:00:36

Tao Minerals, Ltd. (OTCBB: TAOL) announced today that James Sikora, Tao's CEO and largest shareholder, has purchased, on the open market, 1,000,000 shares of Tao common stock to add to his previously existing share ownership position. Commenting on his purchase, Mr. Sikora stated, "Although I am already Tao's largest shareholder, it is my opinion that the company's shares are, at present, significantly undervalued by the market and have added to my position as an expression of my confidence...

2008-08-31 03:00:00

By Zhou, Tianjun Yu, Rucong; Chen, Haoming; Dai, Aiguo; Pan, Yang ABSTRACT Hourly or 3-hourly precipitation data from Precipitation Estimation from Remotely Sensed Information using Artificial Neural Networks (PERSIANN) and Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) 3B42 satellite products and rain gauge records are used to characterize East Asian summer monsoon rainfall, including spatial patterns in June-August (JJA) mean precipitation amount, frequency, and intensity, as well as the...

2008-08-08 09:01:16

Tao Minerals, Ltd. (OTCBB: TAOL) is pleased to announce that it has posted additional current photographs of the El Colmillo Gold Mine on its company website. One photo shows a view of the end of the road accessing the mine and an equipment building. Also added to the site are a photo of the inside of the recovery plant featuring the primary crusher, a photo of the shaker screen and another of the Wiffley type shaker table with amalgamation drums just visible in the background. Other photos...

2008-08-06 09:00:45

Tao Minerals, Ltd. (OTCBB: TAOL) is pleased to announce that it has received an additional tranche of $150,000 from a previously announced financing agreement. This elevates the total amount of funds received to $400,000. This $150,000 will be utilized to continue the upgrade of the El Colmillo Mine and processing facility. Details regarding specific purchases of equipment and other expenditures from this tranche will be forthcoming in a future news release. About Tao Minerals, Ltd....

2008-07-31 09:01:05

Tao Minerals, Ltd. (OTCBB: TAOL) is pleased to announce that it is beginning the execution of its plan to upgrade the El Colmillo Gold Mine. On July 16, 2008, through our majority owned subsidiary Minera Tao S.A. ("MT"), we entered into an amended option agreement with Agrominas De Colombia, LTDA ("AC") to acquire 80% of a mining interest called El Comillo in Antioquia Colombia. The agreement amended the terms of the original option agreement entered into by MT on October 2, 2007, and...

2008-07-22 09:00:55

Tao Minerals, Ltd. (OTCBB: TAOL) announced today that it is preparing an announcement, which will provide a detailed description of the terms for the finalization of its purchase of the El Colmillo Gold Mine. In previous announcements, Tao has outlined its plan for the upgrade and modernization of the El Colmillo Mine and processing facility to include, in their most recent news release, a detail of the activities and expenditures (of money on hand) that will comprise Phase I of the...