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2008-09-11 09:00:33

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 11, 2008) - Red Metal Resources Ltd. (OTCBB:RLKX) is pleased to announce that it has increased its land holdings in the area of its Camila property near the town of Vallenar, III Region, Chile. Results from the Camila drill program and the recent acquisition by Minera Teck Cominco Chile Ltda. (a subsidiary of Teck Cominco Ltd.) of ground adjacent to and partially surrounding the Camila property led management to increase the company's land holdings in...

2008-08-21 12:01:12

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Aug. 21, 2008) - Afri-Can Marine Minerals Corporation ("Afri-Can") (TSX VENTURE:AFA) (FRANKFURT:AJF) and Deep South Mining (PTY) Ltd. ("Deep South") announce that the option and joint venture agreement ("Agreement") with Teck Cominco Namibia Ltd. ("Teck Cominco") (previously announced on July 2, 2008), has been approved by the Ministry of Mines and Energy of Namibia. The Agreement is effective on July 28, 2008. The Haib Copper Project in southern Namibia is...

2008-08-20 15:00:56

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 20, 2008) - Global Hunter Corp. (TSX VENTURE:BOB) ("Global Hunter" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has received the Activities and Reclamation Permit (MX15-125) from the British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources for the proposed 3,700 metre diamond drilling program of the molybdenum mineralization at Roper Lake, Rabbit South. The drill program was initiated this month and is designed to confirm...

2008-08-12 09:01:18

Petaquilla Copper Ltd. ("PTC" or the "Company") (TSX: PTC) today announced its formal response to the unsolicited offer by 6910360 Canada Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Inmet Mining Corporation ("Inmet") to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of PTC (the "Inmet Offer"). The Company's response and related materials (the "Directors' Circular") will be mailed to PTC shareholders today and filed on SEDAR (www.sedar.com). The Directors' Circular is also available from the Company's...

2008-08-11 09:01:11

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM)(AMEX: NAK) ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company") announces the appointment of Marchand Snyman as Chief Financial Officer and Director of the Company and the election of Russell Hallbauer as a Director of the Company. Marchand Snyman is a Chartered Accountant with over 14 years of experience. He was a director of Muratie Investments Pty Limited between 2003 and 2006, an Australian mining consultancy providing advisory services to businesses in...

2008-08-11 09:01:11

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 11, 2008) - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX:NDM)(AMEX:NAK) ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company") announces the appointment of Marchand Snyman as Chief Financial Officer and Director of the Company and the election of Russell Hallbauer as a Director of the Company. Marchand Snyman is a Chartered Accountant with over 14 years of experience. He was a director of Muratie Investments Pty Limited between 2003 and 2006, an Australian mining...

2008-07-30 18:00:42

By Tim Huber A global consolidation of the coal industry is shifting into overdrive. Mining giant Teck Cominco said Tuesday it will buy up all of the Fording Canadian Coal Trust for close to $14 billion in cash and stock. The deal is just the latest in a growing string of giant acquisitions centered on coking coal, a key raw material for certain steel mills. Coking coal prices have gained more than 50 percent since April 1 to $250 a ton or more, driven by tight supplies and demand from...

2008-07-28 15:00:44

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 28, 2008) - Minco Silver Corporation (the "Company" or "Minco Silver") (TSX:MSV) is pleased to announce that Mr. Christopher Zahovskis has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer for Minco Silver. Mr. Zahovskis will be based at the Head Office in Vancouver, Canada and will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Company. Mr. Zahovskis graduated from Queen's University, Canada, with an Honors B.Sc. in Mining Engineering. He brings...

2008-07-25 21:00:28

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 25, 2008) - Teck Cominco Limited (TSX:TCK.A and TCK.B, NYSE:TCK) ("Teck") announced today that shareholders of Global Copper Corp. have voted to approve the previously announced plan of arrangement under which Teck Cominco will acquire all of the shares of Global. Global's principal asset is the Relincho copper project in Chile. Substantially all of Global's other assets, including Global's interest in the Taca Taca and San Jorge properties in...

2008-07-24 09:00:56

NovaGold Resources Inc. (TSX: NG)(AMEX: NG) will host a conference call and webcast today at 11 am PST (2 pm EST) to discuss its quarterly results and provide an update on its portfolio of projects, along with a Q&A for analysts and fund managers. Toll-free 1-800-952-4972 or webcast at www.novagold.net During the conference call, NovaGold's President & CEO will review progress at NovaGold's core projects and discuss significant milestones anticipated over the next 12 months. The...


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