In routine testing done by Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) traces of four toxic chemicals benzene, xylene, ethylbenzene and toluene were found in their wells.
Rio Tinto is pushing ahead with expansions in the Pilbara region despite its deal with BHP Billiton not taking off. Iron ore production in Australia is likely to get a 28% boost starting 2013 thanks to these expansions.
Intrepid Mines Limited (TSX:IAU)(ASX:IAU) has reported that the recently completed diamond drill hole GTD-10-162, located on the northern margin of drilling to date on the main Tumpangpitu Prospect at the Tujuh Bukit Project on East Java in Indonesia, has intersected additional significant copper, gold and molybdenum in a zone of high sulphidation overprinting porphyry mineralisation.
Midlands Minerals Corporation (TSX VENTURE:MEX) has announced a resource update confirming the gold indicated resource has increased by 67% and the gold indicated resource tonnage has increased by 109% on the Sian property.
Paget Minerals Corp. (TSX VENTURE:PGS) today announced that it has made an initial (seed) equity investment in Trident Gold Corporation, a private Colombian gold exploration company.
Bison Gold Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:BGE) has announced additional results from their summer exploration program on the Central Manitoba Property.
Grizzly Discoveries Inc. (TSX VENTURE:GZD) (FRANKFURT:G6H) has announced the commencement of the fall drilling program, the identification of a high priority gold in soil anomaly at the Dayton Prospect and assay results for the last four core holes drilled at the Greenwood Gold Project in British Columbia during 2010.
New Guinea Gold Corporation (TSX VENTURE:NGG)(FRANKFURT:NG8) has received assay results from three drill holes at the Imwauna Project.
East Asia Minerals Corporation (TSX VENTURE:EAS) announces the intersection of 0.48 g/t gold over 244.7 vertical metres in EMD044, including 0.89 g/t gold over 116.5 metres at the Miwah Gold Project in Aceh Province, Northern Sumatra, Indonesia.
Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE; BVC: PREC) announced today that it has executed a Farm-in Agreement with Flamingo Energy Investment Ltd., Chx Guatemala Limitada, and Compania Petrolera del Atlántico, S.A., through which the Company will earn-in a 55% participating interest, as well as operatorship, in the "7-98" Contract, which corresponds to the area known as "A-7-96", made up of the "N-10-96" and "O-10-96" blocks located in the Republic of Guatemala.
Sterling Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:SLG) has announced updated Contingent and Prospective Resource numbers for the Cladhan discovery as a result of recently announced drilling success of two sidetracks from the original discovery well 210/29a-4.
When rescuers needed to determine how to safely extract Chilean miners without their fainting and suffering a potentially devastating loss of blood to the brain, they turned to a UT Southwestern Medical Center scientist whose expertise typically is focused on astronauts in space, not mine workers trapped underground.
Mountain Lake Resources Inc. (TSX-V: MOA) has reported the results of its trenching program continue to identify strong gold and antimony targets for the upcoming fall drill program on the Little River Gold Property, located in southern Newfoundland.
TAD Mineral Exploration Inc. (TSX VENTURE:TJ) has announced that it has been informed by the operator that six NQ diameter diamond drill holes totaling 804 meters (2,637.1 ft) have been completed on the Hazelton North Project.
Supreme Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:SPR) (OTCBB:SPRWF) has announced the completion of pre-drilling trench sampling program on the TAS project with higher-grade copper results related to fracture and disseminated-copper sulphide mineralization.