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2008-07-14 18:00:30

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA AND MADRID, SPAIN--(Marketwire - July 14, 2008) - Teck Cominco Limited (TSX: TCK.A and TCK.B, NYSE:TCK) and Xstrata Zinc today announce the closure of the joint venture Lennard Shelf Pillara mine in Western Australia. Operations are expected to cease by early August. The Pillara mine has become uneconomic, primarily due to the sharp decline in zinc and lead prices compounded by the appreciation in the Australian dollar. Higher energy and labour costs and lower...

2008-07-08 15:00:41

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 8, 2008) - Golden Arrow Resources Corporation (TSX VENTURE:GRG)(FRANKFURT:GAC)(WKN A0B6XQ) ("Golden Arrow" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has completed the previously announced diamond drill program on its 100% owned San Jose Gold Project in Jujuy Province, northwest Argentina. A total of 1429m of HQ core was drilled in 18 holes along a 1.2km mineralized trend with three gold zones previously identified by soil sampling and...

2008-07-08 12:00:56

Pacific Copper Corp. (OTCBB: PPFP) (CUSIP # 69412U 10 0) through its Chilean subsidiary, has executed a Letter of Intent ("LOI") with a single vendor to acquire a 100% interest in the Venado oxide copper project located 45 km northeast of the city of Copiapo, Atacama Region III, Chile, and a 100% interest in the El Corral oxide-chalcocite copper property located 110 km southeast of Copiapo, Chile and in Atacama Region III. The Venado property, which consists of nearly 3600 hectares, is...

2008-07-02 12:00:56

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - July 2, 2008) - Afri-Can Marine Minerals Corporation ("Afri-Can") (TSX VENTURE:AFA)(FRANKFURT:AJF) announces that Afri-Can and Deep South Mining (PTY) Ltd. ("Deep South") have signed an option and joint venture agreement ("Agreement") with Teck Cominco Namibia Ltd. ("Teck Cominco") whereby Teck Cominco will have an option to earn a 70% undivided interest in the Haib Copper Project in southern Namibia. The project is comprised of one prospecting license...

2008-06-24 09:03:03

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 24, 2008) - International Enexco Inc. (TSX VENTURE:IEC) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr. Arthur (Art) Small and Dr. William (Bill) Willoughby to its Board of Directors. "These Gentlemen bring a wealth of mine planning and development expertise to International Enexco," commented Arnold Armstrong, President & CEO of International Enexco Ltd. "We plan to bring our Nevada Contact copper property into production in a timely...

2008-06-20 09:00:35

Global Copper Corp. ("Global") (TSX: GLQ) is pleased to announce that it has executed a definitive agreement whereby Teck Cominco Limited ("Teck") (TSX: TCK.A)(TSX: TCK.B)(NYSE: TCK) is to acquire Global by way of a Plan of Arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia). The terms of the agreement were outlined in a news release dated April 14, 2008 which can be found on Global's website (www.globalcoppercorp.com) or on SEDAR (www.sedar.com). Global has also called a...

2008-06-19 15:00:18

Eagle Plains Resources (TSX-V: EPL) has mobilized crews to commence work in both British Columbia and NWT on projects in various stages of development. $6M in exploration expenditures are planned for the year, with 14 individual projects scheduled for work. 6 projects are expected to see diamond drilling this year, with approximately 5500m (18,000') in total footage planned to date. Approximately 1/2 of the total expenditures will be incurred by third parties under various option agreements...

2006-06-02 17:50:00

By Allan Dowd VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Canadian miner Teck Cominco Ltd. and U.S. environmental regulators said on Friday they have struck deal in their cross-border fight over pollution in a Columbia River lake. Teck will fund an environmental and health study of decades of slag discharges from its Canadian smelter that were carried by the river into Lake Roosevelt in Washington state. The study will be overseen by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Teck, Canadian and U.S....


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