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2011-08-11 13:49:00

CALGARY, Alberta, August 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Celtic Minerals Ltd. ("Celtic" or the "Corporation") (CWE:CNSX) As disclosed in a press release dated July 14, 2011, Celtic has undertaken a review of its interests in the Crater Mountain gold project ("Crater Mountain Project") located in Papua New Guinea ("PNG"). As determined during the course of the review, The Register of Mining Tenements of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea has confirmed that Celtic Minerals is...

2011-08-01 05:29:00

SINGAPORE and HOUSTON, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- InterOil Corporation (NYSE: IOC) (POMSoX: IOC), welcomes Rt. Hon Sir Rabbie Namaliu, former Prime Minister and former Petroleum and Energy Minister of Papua New Guinea, to chair InterOil's PNG Advisory Board. Sir Rabbie served as Prime Minister of PNG between 1988 and 1992. He was Speaker of the National Parliament between 1994 and 1997. Sir Rabbie served as Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade from 1982 to 1984 and he has held several...

2011-07-18 08:31:00

CHICAGO, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Summits Strategic Investments releases its Stocks To Watch Guide. The Seven Summits Strategic Investments Stocks To Watch Guide (go to: http://www.iotogo.com/StocksToWatch) provides investors with essential information on stocks that may be poised for a significant move. By featuring hedged trades, this guide gives investors the tools they need to protect their portfolios against uncertainty. The following stocks are featured in the Stocks...

2011-07-07 10:00:00

THUNDER BAY, ON, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Red Metal Resources Ltd. (OTCBB:RMES), a mineral exploration company with copper-gold assets in Chile, announces that it has commenced an approximately 2000 meter combined reverse circulation (RC) and diamond drilling program on its 100% owned Farellon copper-gold project. The drilling program is designed to continue expanding down dip on known mineralized zones as well as testing areas with large gaps of information. "This is the...

2011-06-02 14:27:05

In just 10 weeks, a group of University of Arizona engineering students took five crates of surplus hardware and two heavy-duty test vehicles, which didn't run, and mixed them with youthful enthusiasm, tenacity and many long hours to build a couple of robotic vehicles that recently drove themselves around UA's test mine. This was no easy task, and some faculty predicted that the job was too big for the one-semester course: ENGR 450/550, autonomous vehicle systems. But they didn't factor in...

2011-05-26 08:15:00

TEMPE, Ariz., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Bear Mining Corp (OTCBB: BGBR), a U.S. based exploration company focused on the acquisition and exploration of gold and other precious commodity projects, is pleased to announce the appointment of Henry W. Konerko, Ph.D. to the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors. CEO Steve Rix stated, "I am pleased that Mr. Konerko has accepted this role. His extensive experience in raising capital and providing corporate leadership within the...

2011-01-17 07:15:00

VANCOUVER, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Mercator Minerals Ltd. ("Mercator" or the "Company") (ML: TSX) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Mark W. Distler, CPA., as Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective January 15, 2011. Mr. Distler possesses senior-level financial executive experience, including positions with publicly listed mining companies, Frontera Copper Corporation and Freeport-McMoRan (Phelps Dodge Corporation). Mr. Distler holds both a Bachelor of...


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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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.