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2011-08-15 07:00:00

VANCOUVER, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Anooraq Resources Corporation ("Anooraq" or the "Company" or, together with its subsidiaries, the "Group") (TSXV: ARQ; NYSE Amex: ANO; JSE: ARQ) announces its operational and financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2011 ("Q2 2011"). This release should be read with the Company's unaudited interim financial statements for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 and related Management Discussion & Analysis, available at...

2011-06-14 07:00:00

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical (NYSE: KWR) - a global leader in process fluids - has developed an innovative, effective dust suppression system for the Mining industry. Dust is not only a health risk for mine workers, but its suppression is a continuous and costly activity for mine owners. Quaker's dust suppression product line is an effective means for the mining industry to manage resources (water) and lessen health risks and environmental concerns...

2011-05-02 14:59:00

TSX-V:  GOM FRANKFURT EXCHANGE: 3G8 VANCOUVER, May 2 /PRNewswire/ - GOLDEN DAWN MINERALS INC. (TSX-V: GOM, FRANKFURT: 3G8) Wolf Wiese is pleased to announce the assay results from a recent sampling of the #6 Adit of the May Mac Mine.  Four character samples taken during an inspection by Wayne Ash P.Eng, a mining engineer, have returned high precious and base metal values. The May Mac gold/silver Mine is located approximately 2 km south of the City of Greenwood,...

2011-04-12 10:00:00

VANCOUVER, April 12 /PRNewswire/ - TerraX Minerals Inc. (TSXV: TXR) (Frankfurt: TX0) has received assay results from the final five holes of its February/March 2011 drilling campaign on the AL198 and Roy zones within its wholly-owned Sunbeam-Pettigrew gold property near Atikokan, Ontario.  All holes intersected coherent alteration zones with anomalous gold.   Hole SP11-12 at the Roy Zone had an interval of 14.70 m @ 0.67 g/t Au, including a higher grade interval of 1.85 m...

2011-04-11 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, April 11 /PRNewswire/ - Great Basin Gold Ltd. ("Great Basin Gold" or the "Company"), (TSX: GBG; NYSE Amex: GBG; JSE: GBG) updates exploration, stope and block delineation results for its Hollister Project and Burnstone Mine. At Hollister, highlights include results from the Velvet target drilling, the emergence of another high grade pay shoot on the Clementine #18 vein structure in the western part of the Hollister orebody, and significant advances in the integration of...

2011-03-16 09:42:00

ST. LOUIS, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy today announced that its Twentymile Mine in Colorado has earned the Top Safety Innovation Award from the Colorado Mining Association for a device that makes moving longwall equipment safer and more efficient at the underground mine. The award is given annually to recognize an innovation that leads to improved safety performance of Colorado miners. With a brief investment of materials and time, the Twentymile longwall crew invented...

2011-03-16 08:15:00

Trading Symbol: TSX.V-CRD VANCOUVER, March 16 /PRNewswire/ - Coronado Resources Ltd. has resumed development at its gold and copper mine located approximately 30 miles south of Butte, Montana, USA.  The company has been awaiting confirmation for two months regarding processing of its gold and copper ore at two different processing plants.  Gold ore for direct processing of over 800 tons on surface averaging approximately .750 oz/t of gold (25.72 g/mt au) is now planned for...


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