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2012-05-30 06:27:22

BEIJING, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Shen Zhou Mining & Resources ,Inc. (NYSE Amex: SHZ) In view of the unusual market activity in the company's stock, the Exchange has contacted the company in accordance with its usual practice. The company stated that its policy is not to comment on unusual market activity. About China Shen Zhou Mining & Resources, Inc. China Shen Zhou Mining & Resources, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the...

2012-05-29 23:01:04

According to court documents, on May 14th, 2012, Texas resident, Jeffrey Keck, filed a lawsuit in Philadelphia´s Common Pleas Court (case no. 120501122) alleging that he suffered physical injuries from his use of Fixodent. Fixodent is a denture adhesive cream manufactured by Procter & Gamble. A study published in the General Dentistry issue of April 1st, 2011 revealed that excessive use of zinc-based denture adhesive cream may cause neurological damage and other problems from zinc...

2012-05-14 10:22:48

BEIJING, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Shen Zhou Mining & Resources, Inc. ("China Shen Zhou" or the "Company") (NYSE AMEX: SHZ), a Company engaged in the exploration, development, mining and processing of fluorite, barite, zinc, copper, and other nonferrous metals in China, today announced that the Keyinbulake Mine of Xingzhen, a subsidiary of China Shen Zhou located in Buerjin County, Aletai District, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, has received positive...

2012-05-10 05:26:19

(Ivanhoe Newswire) --Move over cough syrup and cough drops, there´s another remedy that could cut down cold symptoms for adults. Canadian researchers say oral zinc treatments could not only lessen common cold symptoms, but shorten the duration. Canadian researchers looked at 17 randomized controlled trials with more than 2,000 participants who were between 1 and 65 years old. The double-blinded trials included placebos as well as oral zinc. The authors found that, compared with...

Study Examines Zinc’s Role In Soothing The Common Cold
2012-05-08 05:06:20

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com The symptoms of the common cold can run the gamut. There´s the runny, stuffy nose and itchy, sore throat with a cough. Then there´s the feeling of fatigue and slight body aches. To top it off, having a cold can give you the sensation of watery eyes and a mild headache. A new study by Canadian researchers targets common cold symptoms and has found that oral zinc treatments could possibly decrease the length of symptoms of the common cold in adults;...

2012-05-07 19:51:48

Oral zinc treatments may shorten the duration of symptoms of the common cold in adults, although adverse effects are common, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Canadian researchers looked at 17 randomized controlled trials with 2121 participants between 1 and 65 years of age to determine the efficacy and safety of zinc in treating the common cold. All trials were double-blinded and used placebos as well as oral zinc preparations. The authors...

2012-05-02 02:24:08

TORONTO, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Dia Bras Exploration Inc. (TSX-V:DIB) (BVL:DIB) ("Dia Bras" or the "Company") is pleased to announce its production results for the first quarter of( )2012. Press Release Highlights: -- Total of 286,022 tonnes processed in the first quarter of 2012 compared to 30,867 tonnes in the same period of 2011. An 827% increase year-over-year. -- Total silver ("Ag") production of 588 thousand ounces ("Koz")...

2012-04-30 02:22:32

BEIJING, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Shen Zhou Mining & Resources, Inc. ("China Shen Zhou", or the "Company") (NYSE Amex: SHZ), a company engaged in the exploration, development, mining and processing of fluorite, barite, zinc, copper, and other nonferrous metals in China, today commented on the changing dynamics of the global zinc market. Global demand for refined zinc grew 2.2% to 12.85 million metric tons in 2011 and is forecasted by ILZSG (International Lead...

2012-04-27 23:00:33

The National Prosthodontics Awareness Week is on April 22nd-28th, as announced by the American College of Prosthodontists. During this week the public will be informed about proper oral health and consumers will be provided with details on how to best care for missing teeth. In the April 1st, 2011 issue of General Dentistry, a study conducted by the University of Maryland was published revealing that excessive use of zinc-based denture adhesive cream may cause neurological damage and other...

2012-04-27 14:20:22

TSX Venture Exchange - DIB Bolsa de Valores de Lima - DIB TORONTO, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Dia Bras Exploration Inc. (TSX-V:DIB) (BVL:DIB) ("Dia Bras") (the "Company") is pleased to announce the filing of its audited Financial Statements and Management Discussion and Analysis ("MD&A") for 2011. All amounts are presented in Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated. For the full Financial Statements or MD&A please visit the Company's website www.diabras.com or SEDAR at...


Latest Zinc Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 12:12:27

Aurichalcite is a mineral, usually found as a secondary mineral in copper and zinc deposits. Its chemical formula is (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6. The name probably originates from the Greek oreichalchos meaning "mountain copper".

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2005-05-26 11:10:00

Copper is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Cu and atomic number 29. Notable characteristics Copper is a reddish-coloured metal, with a high electrical and thermal conductivity (among pure metals at room temperature, only silver has a higher electrical conductivity). Copper may well be the oldest metal in use, as copper artifacts dating to 8700 BC have been found. Besides being part of various ores, copper can be found in the metallic form (i.e. native copper)...

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2005-05-25 17:08:21

Smithsonite, or zinc spar, is zinc carbonate ZnCO3, a mineral ore of zinc. Historically, smithsonite was identified with hemimorphite before it was realised that they were two distinct minerals. The two minerals are very similar in appearance and the term calamine has been used for both, leading to some confusion.

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2005-05-25 10:26:23

Zinc is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Zn and atomic number 30. Notable characteristics Zinc is a moderately reactive metal that will combine with oxygen and other non-metals, and will react with dilute acids to release hydrogen. The one common oxidation state of zinc is +2. Applications Zinc is the fourth most common metal in use, trailing only iron, aluminium, and copper in annual production. - Zinc is used to galvanize metals such as steel to...

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