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2011-04-14 04:00:00

MEDELLIN, Colombia, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orofino Gold Corp. (PINK OTC: ORFG) is pleased to announce results from random chip samples from within their La Azul mining area in Colombia that indicate very high grades. A complete listing of Acme Analytical Laboratories reports is available on the Company's website at www.orofinogoldcorp.com Highlights Random chip samples returned high grades to 40.20 grams of gold per tonne in average (or 1.29 troy ounces per tonne) by adopting...

2011-03-02 20:07:10

A reliable and trustworthy system of weights and measures is vital for economic activity. Maintaining that system requires constant vigilance, and that's where the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Weights and Measures Division (WMD) comes in. While the division routinely hosts meetings and online classes to help state regulators enforce compliance, NIST is now making an effort to reach out to industry and retailers so that they can proactively identify and address...

2010-07-27 13:12:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers report the primary obstacle in selling unwanted gold jewelry is confusion about their gold's true value. Lack of knowledge about the weight of their gold and strange terms like "pennyweights (dwt)," "grams" and "troy ounces," confuse and intimidate many potential gold sellers. In a telephone survey of 600 potential customers who had signed up to do business with GoldFellow® but never sent their gold, 78% of the...

2010-07-26 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, July 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Western Pacific Resources Corp. (WRP - TSXV): Warwick Smith, the President of Western Pacific, is pleased to report that first pass sampling at the Company's Mineral Gulch project has returned some excellent gold assays over significant sample widths. Highlights include the following channel samples: - MG-ES-005 which returned 15 g/t Au over 3m from the Tallman Pit (carbonaceous sample). - MG-ES-007 which returned 5.8 g/t Au...

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2010-06-28 07:40:00

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued two publications calling for the amendment of labeling laws to allow the voluntary use of only metric units on some consumer products. NIST researchers suggest that adoption of metric labeling will lead to greater agreement between state and federal labeling laws and simplify domestic and international commerce. The Fair Packaging and Labeling Act (FPLA) specifies the type of information that must appear on a consumer...

2010-06-15 08:35:00

TSX: GQM VANCOUVER, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd. is pleased to announce it has engaged Norwest Corporation of Vancouver, British Columbia, to update the feasibility study on the Soledad Mountain Project to reflect current market economics. Norwest Corporation previously prepared a feasibility study on the Project, which is reported in a NI 43-101 compliant Technical Report dated January 23, 2008. The January 2008 report was prepared using base case prices of...

2009-11-13 09:02:00

SPOKANE VALLEY, WA, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Revett Minerals Inc. ("Revett or the Company") ("TSX:RVM/OTCBB:RVMIF) has received final approval from the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) on its amended plan of operations to develop the previously identified higher grade "C-Beds" at the Troy Mine. Total production at the Troy mine for the first nine months of 2009 remained consistent, totaling 879,449 ounces of silver and 6.7 million pounds of copper. Recent...

2009-10-12 10:58:00

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- With gold at historic highs, more people are interested in how to get the most cash for gold. Debunking myths, marketing claims and double-talk about selling gold is a company mission at www.goldfellow.com, according to Michael H. Gusky, company founder and 30 plus year industry veteran. "The more a person knows about the value of their gold, the more likely they are to find an honest buyer and get the highest prices for their valuables,"...

2009-09-08 09:25:23

U.S. markets headed up Tuesday morning after the Labor Day holiday break, as gold and silver prices climbed on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Gold climbed to $1,002.40 per troy ounce, the highest since it set a record in March 2008 at $1,038.60. Silver climbed to $16.67 per troy ounce. In midmorning trading, the Dow Jones industrial average gained 21.16 points, 0.22 percent, to 9,462.43. The Standard & Poor's 500 rose 0.65 percent, 6.57 points, to 1,022.97. The Nasdaq index added 9.17...

2009-08-26 15:00:00

TORONTO, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uranium Hunter Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: URHN) is pleased to announce that it has received the results of additional independent testing on the Eagle Nest Mining Property Claims AMC294529 and AMC294535 in La Paz County, Arizona. Assay Results The samples consisted of fire assays for gold and silver on pits 1, 2, 3 and the top ridge. The Copper State Analytical Lab performed an ICP analysis for PGMS on pits 1 and 3. The laboratory also did...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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