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2009-11-20 08:25:00

ABINGDON, Va., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Emerald Coal Resources, LP, an affiliate of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), said that its Emerald longwall mine near Waynesburg, Pa. experienced a roof fall Wednesday that disabled its main conveyor line and shut down coal production. No employees were in the area at the time of the roof fall and there were no injuries. Kurt Kost, Alpha's president, said, "The most important thing is that no one was injured in this incident....

2009-10-14 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Great Basin Gold Ltd. ("Great Basin Gold" or the "Company"), (TSX: GBG; NYSE Amex: GBG; JSE: GBG) announces another step forward in the permitting process for the Company's Hollister Project in northeastern Nevada. The Bureau of Land Management ("BLM") issued a final approval Decision Notice for a Plan of Operation Amendment to construct a second Alimak raise to surface at the western end of the Project's underground workings. The first Alimak raise...

2009-10-06 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Ralph Rushton, VP Corporate Development of Radius Gold Inc. (TSX-V: RDU), is pleased to provide an update on the Company's Tambor gold project in Guatemala. Good progress has been made by Radius's partner, Kappes, Cassidy & Associates (KCA), who reports that planning and engineering are well underway to put Tambor into production. Simon Ridgway, the President of Radius, said: "Our partner, KCA, is making excellent progress in the engineering and...

2009-06-17 07:00:00

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Bacteria can live in longwall hydraulic fluid, consuming portions of the longwall fluid in their growth, which lowers product performance. Bacteria feed on the emulsifiers used in semi-synthetic and soluble oil type fluids, which destabilize the emulsion resulting in emulsion bleed or oil split. Split longwall emulsions reduce fluid lubricity. Separated or split fluids can also cause other problems, including component corrosion and solenoid valve...

2009-04-08 04:00:00

SCOTTSDALE, AZ and TORONTO, ON, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - 3D-P, a leading provider of technology products for the mining industry, and Active Control Technology (TSX-V:ACT), producer of ActiveMine(TM), the premier wireless voice communication and tracking system for mines, are pleased to announce that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Under the MOU, ACT will leverage 3D-P's Intelligent Endpoint(TM) product line to extend its product and services offerings....

2008-11-04 15:00:14

SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wis., Nov. 4, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bucyrus International, Inc. (Nasdaq:BUCY) announced today that it will participate in the Goldman Sachs Global Industrials Conference in New York on November 6, 2008. Timothy Sullivan, President and CEO, and Craig Mackus, CFO, will participate in a moderated discussion at 11:15 a.m. Eastern Time (10:15 a.m. Central Time). A live audio webcast of the presentation with accompanying slides will be available on the company's website at...

2008-10-31 09:00:18

Centamin Egypt Limited ("Centamin" or "the Company") (TSX: CEE)(ASX: CNT)(AIM: CEY) is providing the following report on its activities in the quarter ended September 30, 2008. Highlights Construction and Development - Commissioning and gold production remains on track for Q2 2009 - Seawater pipeline high density polyethylene ("HDPE") complete, work now focused on the pumping stations and water source - CIL tank erection progressing well and scheduled for completion in Q4 2008 -...

2008-10-31 09:00:18

GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Atna Resources Ltd. ("Atna") - (TSX: ATN), is pleased to report activity at the Pinson Gold Mine in Humboldt County, Nevada. Pinson Mining Company ("PMC"), a subsidiary of Barrick Gold, spent US$5.0 million on drilling and development activities at Pinson in the third quarter of 2008 bringing their total project-to-date expenditures to US$18.2 million. PMC may earn a 70 percent interest in the project by spending a total of US$30 million by...

2008-10-30 09:00:28

Silver Falcon Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SFMI) announced today that the Company continues to move aggressively with its 3-stage transportation of the "Belle Peck" tailing piles. A fleet of 30-ton articulated trucks, load and transport the ore to a staging area on the bottom of War Eagle Mountain. Next, regular "off road" trucks take the ore to a second staging site near the Owhyee county road. Finally, road semis deliver this ore to SFMI's mill in Melba, ID, where it's being stockpiled on...

2008-10-23 21:00:11

SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wis., Oct. 23, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bucyrus International, Inc. (Nasdaq:BUCY), a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of high productivity mining equipment for surface and underground mining, announced today its summary unaudited financial results for the quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2008. Operating Results The net assets acquired and results of operations of DBT GmbH ("DBT") since the May 4, 2007 date of acquisition are included in Bucyrus'...


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