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2008-07-22 15:00:51

GOLD HILL, Nev., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GoldSpring, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: GSPG) reported today a continuation in the trend of encouraging assay results from its latest four drill holes, numbered 45-48, suggesting expanded depth and surface area of the identified ore body in the Hartford Complex. The Hartford Complex represents less than five percent of the Company's total leases of landholdings in the Comstock Lode. "The assays from drill holes 45-48 continue the trend of...

2008-07-16 12:01:22

Silver Falcon Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SFMI) today released the results of tonnage calculations, conducted by one their contractors, on 13 tailings on War Eagle Mountain. Belle Peck Pile : 30,000 tons Belle Peck Landing Pile : 40,000 tons Oso Pile : 15,000 tons South Poorman # 1 Pile : 7,000 tons South Poorman # 2 Pile : 4,000 tons North Poorman # 1 Pile : 10,000 tons North Poorman # 2 Pile : 2,000 tons @ 3.3 g/ton Gold and 9...

2008-07-16 09:01:00

CHIHUAHUA, MEXICO--(Marketwire - July 16, 2008) - Paramount Gold and Silver Corp. (AMEX:PZG)(TSX:PZG)(FRANKFURT:P6G)(WKN:A0HGKQ) announces assay results from 2 holes (SA-54 and SA-55) in the San Antonio zone. Drill hole SA-55 intercepted three, well mineralized intervals; one near the surface, a second at 110 meters down the hole, and a third at 450 meters down the hole (300 meters vertical depth). The deepest intercept contained 2.55 meters true thickness, grading 3.36 g/t Au and 585 g/t...

2008-07-08 18:00:32

As a result of the recently announced iron ore settlements between major Asia-Pacific iron ore producers and consumers, as well as the rising price of hot band steel, Cleveland-Cliffs Inc (NYSE: CLF) today updated its 2008 iron ore revenue and cost-per-ton guidance. In addition, the Company provided commentary on expected pricing for its North American Iron Ore segment for 2009. Asia-Pacific Iron Ore 2008 Outlook With the recent iron ore pricing settlements in Australia of an 80%...

2008-07-08 09:00:50

U.S. Precious Metals, Inc. (OTCBB: USPR) ("USPR") -- CEO M. Jack Kugler, the CEO of USPR, announced today that the assay results for copper in the mineralized zones reported last week in drill hole #3 were better than expected. The latest assay results indicated that the 8 foot zone, with a previously announced estimated combined value in gold and silver of $185 per ton, averaged 1.42% of copper. This effectively increased the value of the zone to approximately $303 per ton. The lower...

2008-07-08 03:00:19

By Dafney Tales, Philadelphia Daily News Jul. 8--The downturn in the economy reflects a steady rise in prices for commodities including oil, rubber and foodstuffs that has consumers wringing their hands. Meanwhile a recent spike in the prices of nonferrous metals has some economists worried. As of last week, a significant price increase has hit three of the world's largest-produced metals: aluminum, copper and steel. Aluminum costs $1.41 per pound, up 18 cents since 2007, according to...

2008-07-03 03:00:15

By Keener, H M Wicks, M H; Skora, J A VOLUMETRIC IMPORTANCE Study develops consistent methodology for accurately measuring volumes of unprocessed and processed materials at yard trimmings composting facilities. Part I OHIO has a total of four classes of compost facilities (I-IV) regulated by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA), distinguished by the types of materials received and size of the facility. Class I facilities may receive any solid waste and require a permit...

2008-07-02 12:00:00

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 2, 2008) - Alexco Resource Corp. (TSX:AXR)(AMEX:AXU) ("Alexco") is pleased to announce initial results from its 2008 core drilling program at the Keno Hill Project, Yukon. Exploration and infill drilling in the area of the historical Onek mine has continued to intersect and expand high grade zinc-silver mineralization previously identified in 2007. The 2007/2008 drill data from the Onek mine area, located approximately 1.5 km northwest of the...

2008-07-02 12:00:55

GOLD HILL, Nev., July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GoldSpring, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: GSPG) , the holder of what is believed to be the largest mineral rights land position in Nevada's Comstock Lode Mining District, reported today assay results from its drill holes, numbered 37-44. Of note is the fact that Hole #44 encountered five feet grading 1.559 ounces of gold per ton and 6.35 ounces of silver per ton, suggesting potential for high grade levels in the area of this Hole. To date, the...

2008-07-01 09:00:50

U.S. Precious Metals, Inc. (OTCBB: USPR) ("USPR"), through its CEO M. Jack Kugler, today released assay data from Chris Christopherson Inc. (an independent testing laboratory in Smelterville, Idaho), for the gold and silver values from an intercept from drill hole number 3. CEO Kugler further indicated that the assay results were quite encouraging. Drill hole number 3, drilled adjacent to drill holes number 1 and 2, apparently intersected another mineralized vein. The first three holes of...


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