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2010-02-16 13:54:00

Department to Identify Appropriate Remedy in Next Phase of Investigation PITTSBURGH, Feb.

2010-02-01 17:32:00

2009 Production of 90m lbs of Copper in Concentrates at an Estimated Total Cash Cost(1) of US$1.03 per lb of payable copper VANCOUVER, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Capstone Mining Corp. (CS: TSX) today announced its operating results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2009.

2010-01-19 11:15:00

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CONSOL Energy Inc.

2009-12-10 15:05:00

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (NYSE: PCX) today announced that James N. Magro has been named to the newly created position of Senior Vice President of Underground Mining, reporting to Paul H. Vining, President & Chief Operating Officer. Mr.

2009-12-01 15:02:00

ABINGDON, Va., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Emerald Coal Resources, LP, an affiliate of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), said that it had resumed production at the Emerald longwall mine near Waynesburg, Pa. The Emerald mine experienced a roof fall on Nov. 18.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.