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2009-08-04 11:57:00

NYSE-A: ROY TSX: IRC DENVER, CO, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - International Royalty Corporation (NYSE-A: ROY, TSX: IRC) ("IRC" or the "Company") reports that employees at nickel miner Vale Inco Ltd.'s ("Vale") Voisey's Bay operations have rejected a contract offer and have been on strike since August 1, 2009. IRC owns an effective 2.7% net smelter return royalty on the Voisey's Bay project. IRC's Chairman CEO Douglas Silver said: "It is unfortunate that the contract...

2009-07-30 06:30:00

TORONTO, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX:WM, FWB: WC7) today announced that it has confirmed the presence of a highly conductive body in the Milnet Mine claim block of their Parkin Offset dyke joint venture property in Sudbury. Results of a down-hole electromagnetic UTEM-4 survey in hole WMM-010W1, the first wedge-cut from WMM-010, have confirmed the presence of a highly conductive body immediately east of the hole. This is the same conductor that...

2009-06-16 07:52:00

TORONTO, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth Metals") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of 3,353 acres by way of nine prospective mineral leases from the State of Minnesota. The new acquisitions include 3,161 acres of matching surface rights. This newly-leased acreage is within the Duluth Complex and located in Lake County, Minnesota. These strategic lands were acquired for future exploration for copper, nickel, and precious...

2009-06-11 08:54:00

TORONTO, June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX:WM; FWB: WC7) ("Wallbridge") today announced that its joint venture partner Impala Platinum Holdings Limited ("Impala"), the world's second largest primary platinum producer, has allocated $1.6 million dollars for the 2009 exploration program on the Parkin Offset dyke properties in Sudbury. The program includes 6,300 metres of diamond drilling. "We appreciate the support of our joint venture partner Impala",...

2009-05-27 06:00:00

TORONTO, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Wallbridge Mining Company Limited (TSX:WM; FWB: WC7) is pleased to announce today that two highly conductive targets have been delineated on its Parkin Offset Dyke Properties (Parkin Properties), located in Sudbury, Ontario, as a result of recent down-hole geophysical surveys. As such targets within offset dykes have a high probability of representing massive nickel-copper-platinum group element-bearing (PGE) sulphides, the Company hopes to drill test...

2009-05-14 15:11:00

NYSE-A: ROY TSX: IRC DENVER, CO, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - International Royalty Corporation (NYSE-A: ROY, TSX: IRC) (the "Company" or "IRC") announces that Christopher L. Verbiski was appointed and elected to its board of directors at IRC's Annual General Meeting held May 13, 2009. Mr. Verbiski is President and Chief Executive Officer of Coordinates Capital, a private natural resource investment firm. He is best known for co-discovering the world-class Voisey's Bay orebody,...

2009-04-21 05:00:00

TORONTO, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Duluth Metals Limited ("Duluth Metals") (TSX: DM) (TSX:DM.U) is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of 5,142 acres of prospective mineral leases within the Duluth Complex; 2,528 acres were acquired from State of Minnesota and the remaining 2,614 acres are leased private mineral rights. All acres are located in Lake or St. Louis Counties, Minnesota. These strategic lands were acquired for future exploration for copper, nickel, and precious...

2009-02-23 14:19:00

TSX: MAI NASD-OTCBB: MNEAF SPOKANE, WA, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Minera Andes Inc. (the "Corporation" or "Minera Andes", TSX:MAI and US OTC:MNEAF) is pleased to announce that Robert R. McEwen has been appointed as Executive Chairman of Minera Andes. Minera Andes has also appointed two new directors, Messrs. Richard Brissenden and Michael Stein. Minera Andes also announced that Dr. Arthur D. (Darryl) Drummond has retired as a director of the Corporation after almost 13 years of...

2009-02-01 16:46:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Severely weakened by the economic crisis, Russia's top metals producers are embracing a proposal to merge into one massive company. The merger, which is subject to state approval, would make the industry less vulnerable to the rapid shifts in demand that characterize economic downturn. But while the metals giants agree on the basic plan, they differ about how much government support is needed. Alisher Usmanov, CEO of iron ore and steel producer...

2009-01-30 13:46:00

NYSE-A:ROY TSX:IRC DENVER, CO, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - International Royalty Corporation (TSX: IRC, NYSE-A: ROY) ("IRC") reports on developments affecting operations at the Voisey's Bay mine. IRC owns an effective 2.7% NSR royalty on the Voisey's Bay mine. On January 30, 2009, The Globe and Mail reported that Vale Inco Limited ("Vale Inco") will restart concentrate shipments from the Voisey's Bay mine after reaching an agreement with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador (the...


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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Sudbury Neutrino Observatory -- The Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO) is taking data that has provided revolutionary insight into the properties of neutrinos and the core of the sun. The detector, shown in the artist's conception below, was built 6800 feet under ground, in INCO's Creighton mine near Sudbury, Ontario. SNO is a heavy-water Cherenkov detector that is designed to detect neutrinos produced by fusion reactions in the sun. It uses 1000 tonnes of heavy water, on loan from...

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