UC Hub Group, Inc. announce the companies have executed a formal asset acquisition and assignment agreement whereby UC Hub Group, Inc. will acquire certain mining assets from Tri-Star Holdings for stock in UC Hub Group, Inc. These mining contracts and assets include those in Arizona referred to as COS I, COS II, and Wickenburg; the Lucky Linda Claim in Nevada, and three Idaho copper mine claims —... Read more..
Avalon Ventures Ltd. provide the following progress report on the 2008 work program on its 100% owned Thor Lake Rare Metals project located near Yellowknife, NWT. The summer drilling program on the Lake Zone Rare Earth Element (”REE”) deposit concluded in September bringing the cumulative totals since drilling commenced in 2007 to 16,640 metres in 85 drill holes (Table 1). Assay results... Read more..
Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT) founders, Joseph J. Hunt and William Brown, will be honored on Thursday, September 11, 2008 at the American Institute of Steel Construction’s (AISC) annual meeting, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, for receiving the AISC Special Achievement Award. This award honors individuals who have made a difference in AISC’s and the... Read more..
TRI-STAR HOLDINGS, INC., a publicly traded company currently on the Over the Counter, announced the Company has contacted a geologist and an analyst to verify existing reports on the “Lucky Linda” claim’s gold, silver and platinum reserves. The analyst will also specifically assist in targeted analysis as to where the company should begin its preliminary round of extraction during... Read more..
At the 14th European Microscopy Conference opening today, Bruker AXS Microanalysis announced the European launch of several new products and options for Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) based materials analysis. The innovative new QUANTAX CrystAlignTM system for SEM-based crystallographic analysis via electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) consists of an ultra-fast EBSD detector and powerful, yet... Read more..
CMQ Resources Inc. has effected a consolidation of its issued and outstanding common shares on a ten for one basis. The Consolidation was previously approved by shareholders at CMQ’s Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders on August 13, 2008. All fractional Common Shares were rounded down to the nearest whole Common Share. The Common Shares have commenced trading on the TSX Venture Exchange... Read more..
Curtiss-Wright Corporation announced that it has submitted a letter to VMETRO ASA stating its intention to launch a voluntary offer to acquire 100% of the outstanding stock of VMETRO ASA at a price per share of NOK 12.06 in cash. The launch of the voluntary offer is subject to certain contingencies, including completion of a limited due diligence and there being no material adverse change in the business... Read more..
SPI Lasers, a leading designer and manufacturer of fiber lasers, today announced its latest pulsed product, a 30W fiber laser is aimed at faster and higher quality marking, engraving and ablation applications. The 30W pulsed laser, extends the output power of the existing product range. The laser has a typical M2 of 3.2 giving a more uniform flatter power distribution over the beam. This makes the... Read more..
VenCan Gold Corporation announces an amendment to the proposed brokered and non-brokered private placement financing, as described in the July 24th press release. The financing will consist of the sale of up to 13,000,000 units at a price of $0.05 per unit to be sold on a flow-through basis for gross proceeds of up to $650,000. Each flow-through unit will consist of one common share issued on a flow-through... Read more..
Baja Mining Corp. provides the following update on the development of the El Boleo Project, Mexico. Korean Consortium Transaction The Company closed the sale of a 30% interest in the El Boleo Project on May 30th 2008 and received the initial payment of approximately US$90 million from the Korean Consortium (the “Partners”) in early July. Baja’s 70% owned Mexican subsidiary, Minera... Read more..