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2014-05-02 16:23:19

Starting tomorrow, Clara Hughes continues the journey to a stigma-free Canada in the Northwest Territories and Yukon IQALUIT, NU, May 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Bell Let's Talk spokesperson and 6-time Olympic medalist Clara Hughes is bringing the conversation about mental health and a stigma-free Canada to Yellowknife tomorrow, before heading out on May 7 to ride the Dempster Highway across the Arctic Circle - 776 kilometres from Inuvik, NT to Dawson City, YT. Clara wraps up her Ride across...

2014-03-17 20:20:21

YELLOWKNIFE, March 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Summit Aviation Group is pleased to announce the launch of its Avro RJ85 program that will initially help service Diavik Diamond Mine's transportation needs through a partnership with Det'on Cho Logistics and First Air. "The introduction of the Avro RJ85 to Summit's fleet is a significant change in our business model," says Summit's president, Rob Mauracher. "Being able to move upwards of 90 passengers to and from remote locations...

2014-02-03 16:22:23

TORONTO, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Dominion Diamond Corporation (TSX:DDC, NYSE:DDC) (the "Company") is pleased to release an updated life-of-mine plan for each of the Ekati and Diavik Diamond Mines, including current estimates for anticipated annual production by pipe, with associated operating costs and capital costs. Highlights: -- Both mines are performing well; Diavik as an all underground mine and Ekati as a combination open pit-underground mine....

2014-01-09 08:22:35

Permit allows Company to conduct preliminary site work pending issuance of full mine permits Issued Capital: 150,526,976 LONDON, ON, Jan. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Fortune Minerals Limited (TSX: FT) (OTCQX: FTMDF) ("Fortune" or the "Company") (www.fortuneminerals.com) is pleased to announce that the Wek'èezhìi Land and Water Board has approved a Staging (Interim) Land Use Permit for the NICO gold-cobalt-bismuth-copper mine in the Northwest Territories ("NT"). This Staging Land Use...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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