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2011-01-19 08:09:00

VANCOUVER, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ - Great Basin Gold Ltd. ("Great Basin" or the "Company"), (TSX: GBG; NYSE Amex: GBG; JSE: GBG) reports on the progress of exploration, development and production activities at its Hollister trial mining operation in Nevada, USA and its Burnstone Mine in South Africa. Hollister Gold Project The Nevada operations reported an increase in production related, mainly, to higher tonnages from trial mining and improved operational performance of the...

2011-01-13 15:43:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural Resource Partners L.P. (NYSE: NRP) announced today that it has completed the fourth acquisition of coal reserves at the Deer Run mine in Illinois for $70 million from Colt LLC, an affiliate of the Cline Group. The acquisition was funded through NRP's credit facility. NRP has paid $175 million of the $255 million slated for the acquisition of approximately 200 million tons of reserves. Future closings will be associated with the completion of...

2011-01-10 18:45:00

Exploration Activities Continue to Focus on Reserve and Resource Expansion VANCOUVER, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - (All figures in US dollars except where noted) - Northgate Minerals Corporation (TSX: NGX, NYSE Amex: NXG) is pleased to announce its production and cash cost guidance for the three-year period of 2011 through 2013. 2011 - 2013 Operating Outlook Highlights - Northgate is forecasting 2011 gold production in the range of 195,000 - 205,000...

2010-12-14 13:31:00

TORONTO, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX:WM, FWB: WC7) (the "Company") today announced that it had signed a Letter of Intent to enter into an agreement with Technica Group Inc. for the purpose of extracting a bulk sample from the Broken Hammer platinumpalladium-gold-copper Resource on its Broken Hammer Property in Sudbury. The purpose of the bulk sample is to confirm the grades and metal recoveries and establish the economic viability of the deposit for...

2010-11-30 16:32:00

NGX - TSX NXG - NYSE AMEX VANCOUVER, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ - Northgate Minerals Corporation (TSX: NGX, NYSE Amex: NXG) is pleased to report assay results for the final 16 drill holes from its infill diamond drilling program at the Kemess Underground Project located five kilometres ("km") north of its Kemess South mine in north-central British Columbia. Drilling Highlights - Hole KN-10-13 intersected 80.0 metres ("m") of 2.4 grams per tonne ("g/t") gold and 0.78%...

2010-11-19 08:05:00

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Metalline Mining Company (NYSE Amex: MMG; TSX: MMZ). Dear Shareholders: This letter is intended to update you on the progress your Company has made on the Sierra Mojada project this past fiscal year. With the closing of the transaction with Dome Ventures Corporation in April 2010 the Company successfully completed a financing and a transition from solely US reporting to a dual reporting company in both the US and Canada,...

2010-10-20 07:00:00

LATROBE, Pa., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Krummenauer (Neunkirchen, Germany), a leading manufacturer of longwall shearer and proprietary high-performance cutting drums used in longwall mining, has appointed Kennametal (Latrobe, Pennsylvania) its exclusive distributor in North and Latin America, effective immediately. According to the agreement, Kennametal will also distribute Krummenauer products in Northern Europe (UK, Ireland, and Scandinavia), India and Pakistan, and Australia/New Zealand....

2010-10-04 14:59:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Natural Resource Partners L.P. (NYSE: NRP) announced today that it has completed the third of seven acquisitions of coal reserves at the Deer Run mine in Illinois for $55 million from Colt LLC, an affiliate of the Cline Group. The acquisition was funded through NRP's credit facility. NRP has paid $105 million of the $255 million slated for the acquisition of approximately 200 million tons of reserves. Future closings will be associated with the...

2010-09-22 19:59:00

TSX-V: ROK VANCOUVER, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Roca Mines Inc. (TSX-V: ROK) ("Roca" or "the Company") announces that an initial geotechnical review of the sill pillar collapse announced on September 21, 2010 has now been completed at the MAX Molybdenum Mine. Management and staff have also developed a revised mine plan to return to production as quickly and safely as possible. Key elements of the revised mine plan reflect management's desire to effectively isolate all future...

2010-09-21 16:36:00

JULIAN, W.Va., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) today announced that it has resumed operations at its Revolution mine in Uneeda, West Virginia. The mine had been idle since June 4, 2010, due to a longwall move, roof conditions, and ongoing negotiations with the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) regarding the implementation of a proper ventilation plan for Revolution. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071031/MASSEYENERGYLOGO ) (Logo:...


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