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Terra Nova Ship That Carried Ill-Fated 1912 Antarctic Expedition Led By Captain Robert Scott Found Sunk Off Greenland
2012-08-16 15:15:12

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online More than a hundred years after Captain Robert F. Scott´s doomed expedition to the Antarctic Circle and the South Pole, his ship, the SS Terra Nova, has been discovered sunk off the coast of Greenland. Scott and his expedition team arrived at the South Pole in January 1912, only to realize he had been beaten by 33 days by a Norwegian team led by Roald Amundsen. Fraught by defeat, Scott´s entire party died on the return...

2011-08-08 06:30:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Terra Nova Royalty Corporation (NYSE: TTT) (the "Company") announced plans to release its second quarter 2011 results before market on Monday, August 15, 2011. That same day, at 10:00 AM ET (7:00 AM PT), a conference call and webcast will be held to review the results; the call will be broadcast live over the Internet at the Company's website, www.terranovaroyalty.com. Web participants are encouraged to go to the website at least 15 minutes prior to...

2011-05-16 06:30:00

NEW YORK, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Terra Nova Royalty Corporation ("Terra Nova") (NYSE: TTT) today announced results for the three months ended March 31, 2011. All figures are in US dollars. RESULTS Revenues for our commodities and resources business were $113.3 million for the three months ended March 31, 2011, compared to $3.8 million for the same period in 2010, primarily as a result of the inclusion of the integrated commodities operations of Mass Financial Corp. ("Mass"), which...

2011-03-31 06:30:00

NEW YORK, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Terra Nova Royalty Corporation ("Terra Nova") (NYSE: TTT) today announced results for the year ended December 31, 2010. Our financials statements are now prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards. Unless otherwise noted, all dollar amounts are in United States dollars. 2010 has been a year of transition for our company. During the year, we completed the distribution of our former subsidiary, KHD Humboldt Wedag...

2011-01-10 06:30:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Terra Nova Royalty Corporation (NYSE: TTT) ("Terra Nova" or the "Company") is pleased to announce it has declared an annual cash dividend and established an annual dividend policy as follows: The annual dividend will be based on the annual dividend yield of the New York Stock Exchange Composite Index (the "NYSE Composite Index") for the preceding year plus 25 basis points. For 2011, the board of directors of Terra Nova has declared an aggregate...

2010-12-15 06:30:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Terra Nova Royalty Corporation (NYSE: TTT) ("Terra Nova") announced today that it has chosen to early adopt IFRS and will commence reporting under these standards for the period beginning January 1, 2010. Comparative periods for fiscal 2009 will also be restated under IFRS. As background, in February 2008, the Canadian Accounting Standards Board confirmed that IFRS will replace Canadian generally accepted accounting principles ("GAAP") for...

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2010-12-13 11:15:10

Spanish researchers have found fossils of Ordovician conodonts dating to between 446 and 444 million years ago for the first time in the western Mediterranean. The discovery of these very primitive marine vertebrates has helped scientists to reconstruct the palaeogeography of the Cordillera B©tica mountain range. Their study shows that the mountain system in the south of the Iberian Peninsula was located alongside the Alps at that time. In 2006, a group of Andalusian geologists found the...

2010-12-02 09:10:00

ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Statoil has been awarded interests in four new licences offshore Canada. The new acreage underlines the company's ambitions in the area. The licences include a Significant Discovery Licence (SDL) and three Exploration Licences (ELs) off the coast of Newfoundland, awarded through a land sale issue by the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB). "We are very pleased to learn that we have been successful in...

2010-11-09 10:30:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Terra Nova Royalty Corporation (NYSE: TTT) ("Terra Nova") is pleased to announce the expiry of its offer to acquire all of the class A common shares of Mass Financial Corp. ("Mass") (Vienna Stock Exchange symbol: MASS) (OTC Pink Sheets: MFCAF) through a wholly-owned subsidiary (the "Offer"). The preliminary tabulation received by Terra Nova from the depository for the Offer indicates that, as of the expiry of the Offer, the number of Mass...


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