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2010-08-11 16:30:00

TSX: SLW NYSE: SLW VANCOUVER, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Silver Wheaton Corp. ("Silver Wheaton" or the "Company") (TSX, NYSE:SLW) is pleased to announce its unaudited results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010. SECOND QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS ------------------------------------------------------------------------- - Net earnings increased by almost 200% to a record US$53.3 million (US$0.16 per share), compared with US$18.4 million (US$0.07 per share)...

2010-08-06 12:46:00

TSX: SLW NYSE: SLW VANCOUVER, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Silver Wheaton Corp. ("Silver Wheaton" or the "Company") (TSX, NYSE:SLW) is pleased to announce that, further to the Company's June 2, 2010 press release, it has amended its silver purchase agreement relating to the San Dimas mine ("San Dimas"). The agreement was amended pursuant to the August 6, 2010 completion of Goldcorp Inc.'s ("Goldcorp") sale of San Dimas to Primero Mining Corp. ("Primero"), formerly known as Mala Noche...

2010-07-08 07:45:00

PHOENIX, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bonanza Goldfields Corp (BONZ:OTCBB) is pleased to announce that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Midas Gold Property which is two unpatented association placer claims consisting of 320 acres located in La Paz County, Arizona about 3 miles southeast of Wenden, and about 85 miles west of Phoenix. Chris Tomkinson states, "this Midas property is a great acquisition to our mining portfolio. Previous samples have shown on the south end of...

2010-06-29 08:00:00

TSX-V Symbol: MXR OTC BB Symbol: MXROF Frankfurt: M1D VANCOUVER, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MAX Resource Corp. (TSX.V: MXR; OTCBB: MXROF; Frankfurt: M1D) has been advised by Kokanee Minerals Ltd. that it will not be proceeding with its option on MAX's wholly-owned Diamond Peak gold/zinc property in Eureka County Nevada and has returned the property to MAX in order to pursue exploration opportunities in Africa. MAX will receive all geologic and geophysical data prepared by...

2010-06-02 05:00:00

VANCOUVER, June 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Silver Wheaton Corp. ("Silver Wheaton" or the "Company") (TSX, NYSE:SLW) announces that it has agreed to amend its silver purchase agreement relating to the San Dimas mine, in conjunction with Goldcorp Inc.'s ("Goldcorp") proposed sale of the mine to Mala Noche Resources Corp. ("Mala Noche"). Under the terms of a binding letter agreement between Mala Noche and Goldcorp ("the Purchase Agreement"), effective June 2, 2010, Mala Noche has...

2010-04-21 04:33:00

JOHANNESBURG, April 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) today announced that it has started the depth extension of the South Deep Ventilation Shaft, a crucial milestone in the development of South Deep, the newest mine in Gold Fields' South African portfolio. The Ventilation Shaft is the second of the two shafts which together form the Twin Shaft Complex of South Deep. The first shaft of the Twin Shaft Complex, the Main...

2010-04-20 06:15:00

22 million pounds of Copper in Concentrates with estimated Total Cash Cost of US$1.12 per Pound of Payable Copper* VANCOUVER, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Capstone Mining Corp. (CS: TSX) today announced its production for the three months ended March 31, 2010, of 22 million pounds of copper in contained concentrates, plus significant additional by-products of lead, zinc, silver and gold. The total cash cost, net of estimated by-product credits and estimated selling costs was US$1.12 per...

2010-01-19 12:28:00

SPOKANE VALLEY, WA, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Revett Minerals Inc. ("Revett" or the "Company") (TSX: RVM/OTCBB: RVMIF) is pleased to issue operational guidance and an outline of its metals hedging program for 2010. Having successfully met many challenges during the past year, Revett is poised to increase emphasis on its core business objectives in 2010: major focus will include the following: - Advance development stage Rock Creek project. All necessary permits for Phase...

2009-12-08 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Amarc Resources Ltd. ("Amarc" or the "Company") (TSX-V: AHR, OTCBB: AXREF) announces a significant new gold discovery at its Newton Project located within the Chilcotin region of south-central British Columbia (BC). Assay results from the first seven holes of an initial 14-hole diamond drill program have been received and they host significant concentrations of bulk tonnage-style gold, silver, copper and zinc. These results indicate that the Newton...

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...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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