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2009-06-11 07:30:00

TORONTO, June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uranium Hunter Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: URHN) and Sparrowtech Resources, Inc. are pleased to announce the results of two independent assay and concentration tests completed in late 2008 at the Eagle Nest Mining Property. The Company recently entered into a Joint Venture Agreement to acquire 49% interest of the Eagle Nest Mining Property Claims ("Eagle Nest") located in La Paz County, Arizona from Sparrowtech Resources, Inc. Mr. Reno...

2009-04-24 07:00:00

Arch Coal records solid performance despite weak market conditions ST. LOUIS, April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today reported first quarter 2009 net income of $30.6 million, or $0.21 per fully diluted share, compared with $81.1 million, or $0.56 per fully diluted share, in the prior-year period. The company earned adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, depletion and amortization ("EBITDA") of $111.6 million in the quarter just ended compared...

2009-02-24 13:36:00

GOLD HILL, Nev., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GoldSpring, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GSPG) announced today the assay results of 10 infill drill holes with high concentrations of gold and silver, specifically in drill holes: RC-102, with a 65-foot interval at 0.123 ounces per ton of gold and 2.23 ounces per ton of silver; and RC-104 with a 115-foot interval at 0.091 ounces per ton of gold and 1.98 ounces per ton of silver. The 10 drill holes, RC-102 thru RC-111, are located in the...

2009-02-18 13:21:00

GOLD HILL, Nev., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GoldSpring, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GSPG) is pleased to announce the assay results from drill hole RC-101 from the Hartford / Lucerne deposit in the Comstock District of Nevada. Drill hole RC-101 contains a 345 foot interval grading 0.119 ounces per ton gold (3.67 g/t) including 140 feet grading 0.242 ounces per ton gold (7.56g/t). This drill assay data expands the resource being defined in the Lucerne deposit to northwest onto the...

2009-02-12 12:35:00

GOLD HILL, Nev., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GoldSpring, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GSPG) announced today the positive assay results for 16 drill holes from its ongoing Hartford Hill / Lucerne deposit expansion drilling program in the Comstock District of Nevada. These drill results continue to define the Hartford Hill / Lucerne deposit in length and depth, and demonstrate the continuity of gold and silver mineralization in this high-grade bulk tonnage deposit. The findings are...

2009-01-13 11:12:00

TORONTO, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ - Bryn Resources announces the company has acquired a 50% undivided interest in an additional 30 twenty acre BLM mineral lease claims called the Golden Eagle #1 - #30 Claims by the companies agreement with the JV exploration partner. These claims comprising 600 acres are located approximately 8 miles to the SW of the Ace and Ore Claims previously acquired by the company. The Golden Eagle Claims adjoin the properties now being drilled by Agnico-Eagle USA (AEM), in...

2008-12-03 16:04:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United Airlines today reported its preliminary traffic results for November 2008. The company reported a November passenger load factor of 76.9 percent. Total scheduled revenue passenger miles (RPMs) decreased in November by 17.0 percent on a capacity decrease of 14.2 percent in scheduled available seat miles (ASMs) compared with the same period in 2007. About United United Airlines (Nasdaq: UAUA) operates nearly 3,000* flights a day...

2008-10-15 09:00:26

ZNext Mining Corporation, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ZNXT) (OTC Preferred: ZNXTP) announces that the XYZ Gold Project mobilization is moving along fast. ZNXT funding proceeds from an accredited investor will be used to build the 150 metric Tons/day capacity CIL Gold processing plant, with an added enhanced copper floatation device. On-site metallurgical laboratory will be set up. A portion of funds will be used to construct a 7 km access road, the general infrastructures of a base camp for staff...

2008-10-14 09:00:31

Klondex Mines Ltd. (TSX: KDX) today reported new high-grade intercepts and the extension of two vein zones resulting from its Phase 7 drilling program at its 100%-owned Fire Creek gold property in the Battle Mountain-Eureka Trend in Northern Nevada. Klondex has completed 17 drill holes, totaling 25,652 feet, since its last update. Highlights include: -- the extension of the Main South Zone another 325 feet; -- the discovery of a new high-grade vein under IP anomaly 14, and --...

2008-10-08 09:00:35

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 8, 2008) - AuEx Ventures, Inc. ("AuEx" or the "Company") (TSX:XAU) is pleased to report that new core drilling results confirm the presence of high- grade oxide gold mineralization at the Mountain Top target area of the West Pequop Venture gold exploration project located in Elko County, Nevada. Agnico-Eagle (USA) Limited (Agnico), the project operator and 51% interest holder in the West Pequop Venture, provided gold assays from eleven core...


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