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2008-08-07 15:00:59

By TIFFANY, Martin While the Waikato dries out from the recent torrential rain Hamilton man John Duncan is basking in the sun in Papua New Guinea. The naval Surgeon Commander is on board the massive US hospital ship Mercy in charge of an eight-person team from the NZ Defence Force serving as part of a medical mission named Pacific Partnership. Hamilton-born Surgeon Commander Duncan was educated at St John's College, and still lives in the city, commuting to Auckland for his job as...

2008-08-06 00:00:34

InterOil Corporation (TSX: IOL)(AMEX: IOC)(POMSoX:IOC), a Canadian company with operations in Papua New Guinea advises that testing has shown an excellent gas flow at the Elk-4 discovery well. After completion of the well, the following results were obtained from flow testing: - Gas flow of 63 million standard cubic feet (mmscf) per day, second only in Papua New Guinea to InterOil's Elk-1 discovery well; - Estimated condensate rate of 1,130 barrels (bbls) per day; - Surface flowing...

2008-07-22 09:00:55

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX): HIGHLIGHTS -- Net income applicable to common stock for second-quarter 2008 totaled $947 million, $2.25 per share, compared with $1.1 billion, $2.62 per share, for second-quarter 2007. Net income applicable to common stock for the first six months of 2008 totaled $2.1 billion, $4.89 per share, compared with $1.6 billion, $4.80 per share, for the first six months of 2007. -- Consolidated sales from mines for second-quarter...

2008-07-22 09:00:55

Lundin Mining Corporation (TSX: LUN)(NYSE: LMC)(OMX: LUMI) ("Lundin Mining" or the "Company") is pleased to provide an update on the Tenke Fungurume Copper/Cobalt Project, in Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of Congo. Lundin Mining holds a 24.75% interest in Tenke Fungurume. The project is under construction by operating partner Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. ("Freeport"). Upon completion of this first phase of Tenke development, the mine is expected to produce approximately...

2008-07-21 15:00:49

By JOE CARROLL Rising demand from various industries boosts the commodity's price. McMoRan Exploration Co., a major driller in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, may revive a sulfur-mining business abandoned eight years ago in those waters as rising demand boosts prices. New Orleans-based McMoRan quit mining sulfur from its offshore mines in the Gulf of Mexico in 2000 after prices fell to $30 a ton. Demand from fertilizer makers, chemical producers and the copper- mining industry has now...

2008-07-18 09:00:53

By Christian Palmer The state's massive copper industry had an estimated total impact of $6.8 billion to Arizona's economy in 2007, including $385 million in revenues for state and local governments, according to a report by the Western Economic Analysis Center. Another mining expert estimates copper's economic impact to be considerably higher. Last year, three major copper producers and a handful of smaller companies pulled about 814,000 tons of the metal -- roughly 62 percent of all...

2008-07-18 09:00:53

By Tom Gibbons The main driver behind the price increase for metals is increasing demand in emerging economies in the world. Even as the U.S. economy slows, demand for commodities remains strong worldwide. "Commodities offer an opportunity that's non-correlating to the stock market," says Mike Bowen of WealthTrust Arizona in Scottsdale. In early July, the Dow Jones Industrial Average entered bear territory--indicated by the index falling 20 percent below its recent high. The stock...

2008-07-17 09:01:11

McMoRan Exploration Co. (NYSE: MMR): HIGHLIGHTS -- Net income for second-quarter 2008 of $60.3 million, $0.75 per fully diluted share, compared with a net loss of $6.5 million, $0.23 per share, in the second quarter of 2007. Second quarter 2008 results included a mark-to-market unrealized loss of $43.2 million, $0.49 per fully diluted share, on open oil and gas derivative contracts. -- Daily production for second-quarter 2008 averaged 294 million cubic feet of natural gas...

2008-07-01 12:00:49

BullMarket.com (http://www.bullmarket.com), an online investment newsletter focused on long-term growth and income-generating stocks, announced today that it has provided subscribers with reports on copper stocks, including Freeport McMoRan(NYSE: FCX), Southern Copper(NYSE: PCU), Encore Wire(Nasdaq: WIRE), and Madeco S.A.(NYSE: MAD), among others. All paid and trial subscribers to BullMarket.com can now receive immediate access to the newsletter's exclusive daily reports. As a...

2008-06-27 09:02:54

By GABRIELA RICO Sumitomo Corp. of America swaps loan for right to buy stake in project The subsidiary of one of Japan's biggest industrial corporations has thrown its support behind the proposed Rosemont mine near Tucson. Sumitomo Corp. of America - which already has existing investments in Arizona copper mines - has loaned Augusta Resources Corp. $40 million in exchange for the right to negotiate a minority ownership interest in the Rosemont project, Gil Clausen, Augusta's president...


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2007-12-27 10:11:13

Southern Tailed Birdwing (Ornithoptera meridionalis), is the smallest species of butterfly in its genus. It is found in southern Papua New Guinea and in several areas along the south coast of Irian Jaya. It is strictly a lowland species, favouring primary rainforest. A very few specimens have also been collected at altitude in Irian Jaya, however these specimens were reared from immature stages and emerged crippled, suggesting that high altitude forests are not favoured habitats. Males...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.