Mining & Metals News

Dig in for the latest news on mining and metals, related to the extraction and processing of iron ore and coke coal; precious metals, such as gold, silver, diamond and uranium; as well copper, zinc, nickel and titanium; and non-metallic mineral manufacturing. Discover the latest on business intelligence, innovations, partnerships, products and services for the mining and metals industry.

Commodities Online LLC Announces JV Partnership in an Iron Ore Mine Located in Mexico

Mr. Michael Casey, CEO of Commodities Online LLC is pleased to announce a JV partnership with Minerales Mexiron, S.A., a 4-year-old working iron ore mine located in Mexico near the Port of Manzanillo. - May 24, 2010 - Commodities Online LLC

Breitling Oil and Gas Announces Re-Entry of BREITLING-BURR #1 Has Begun

Breitling Oil and Gas Announces Re-Entry of BREITLING-BURR #1 Has Begun

Breitling Oil and Gas began the re-entry of the BREITLING-BURR #1 oil and natural gas well on May 7, 2010. - May 15, 2010 - Breitling Oil and Gas

Gold Test Equipment from Quickshot XRF is Re-Designed and Re-Priced

X-ray Fluorescence is a growing solution for accurate gold and precious metal analysis. Quickshot XRF has recently redesigned their gold test equipments chamber and software package – all while lowering the price. - May 04, 2010 - Quickshot XRF Analyzers

Shapeline Flatness Measurement in China

Demands for quality steel strip in the People's Republic of China is opening up the world’s largest market for Shapeline. - May 03, 2010 - Shapeline AB

Choosing the Right Duplex Valve Supplier -- Advice from the Alloy Valve Stockist

Selecting a duplex valve supplier from a wealth of choice isn't as hard as it might seem, especially now that the Internet is such a ubiquitous presence in the real world nowadays. All thats needed is a little background information and enough knowledge on valves and the suppliers that are promising to deliver the right kinds of them to the right place and at the right time, says Heather Smith, head of International Commerce at The Alloy Valve Stockist. - April 19, 2010 - Grupo Compas - The Alloy Valve Stockist

GSE Introduces the OnGARD Residential Security Door Brace, Designed to Stop Home Invasions

GSE Introduces the OnGARD Residential Security Door Brace, Designed to Stop Home Invasions

"Enter OnGARD™, the patent pending security door lock/brace designed by GSE. Five years in development, the unique two-piece design utilizes both the strength of the floor and a space age polymer, the identical material in US fighter planes. OnGARD™'s remarkable strength easily resists blows from kick-ins, shoulder slams and even sledge hammers," says Jordan Frankel, Founder and Executive Vice President of Global Security Experts Inc (GSE). - April 05, 2010 - Global Security Experts Inc

Guardian Commodities Shipping Gold, Silver Internationally to Offshore Customers

Online commodities broker to ship gold, silver, platinum, and palladium bullion to over 180 countries worldwide. - March 29, 2010 - Trusted Bullion

inXitu, Inc. Relocates to Larger Facilities

inXitu, Inc. Relocates to Larger Facilities

As a result of its recent growth, this award winning manufacturer of field portable analytical instruments has moved to a new larger manufacturing facility. - March 26, 2010 - inXitu

Graphic Products Drills It with New Continuous Improvement Guide for Mining Industry

The new Continuous Improvement for the Mining Industry guide from Graphic Products reveals the proven methods of Continuous Improvement (CI) and the resultant benefits of successful CI implementation. - March 26, 2010 - Graphic Products, Inc.

B-TEK Fabricates the First Custom 60’ x 11’ Full 316L Stainless Steel Motor Truck Scale

B-TEK’s custom-fabricated replacement scale constructed from 316L alloy stainless steel, was made to fit the existing scale foundation. Faced with the client’s battle with phosphoric acid corrosion; which was destroying load-out truck scales at a rate of about 1 every 5 years. B-TEK engineering was required to design a scale that could use available raw materials. - March 13, 2010 - B-TEK Scales

Breitling Oil and Gas Corp. Readies 2010 Re-Entry Plan for BREITLING-BURR #1 Prospect

Breitling Oil and Gas Corp. Readies 2010 Re-Entry Plan for BREITLING-BURR #1 Prospect

Breitling Oil and Gas Corporation, an independent producer based in Irving, Texas, plans to begin re-entry of the BREITLING-BURR #1, the first well prospect in its newly-formed Gulf Coast exploration initiative. Breitling presently owns a 25% working interest in approximately 360 acres onshore in... - March 11, 2010 - Breitling Oil and Gas

Trump Alumn Fired Up About Gold, Guardian Commodities

Trump Alumn Fired Up About Gold, Guardian Commodities

Former contestant on "The Apprentice" transitions from his multimillion dollar start-up, GoldandSilverNow, to worldwide bullion broker, Guardian Commodities - March 04, 2010 - Trusted Bullion

New Communications Firm is Launched - Focus on Coal and Power Industries

The launch of a new strategic communications firm focusing solely on the coal and power industries was announced today. The firm, Patton Communications Consulting, was formed to address a growing need for strategic communications plans within the coal and power industries. “With the large... - March 04, 2010 - Patton Communications Consulting

Paine Electronics New Amplified Pressure & Temperature Combination Transducer Series

Paine Electronics’ new Amplified 212-64 Pressure & Temperature Combination Series is offered in pressure ranges from 0-1,000 to 0-7,500 PSIA, operates at temperatures from -40°F to +250°F (-40°C to +121°C) and provides high level output signal amplification. - March 03, 2010 - Emerson, Rosemount Specialty Products, LLC

Novel Ultrasonic Device to Mix New Alloy for Super Capacitor

Novel Ultrasonic Device to Mix New Alloy for Super Capacitor

The Ceramic Group at Queen’s University in Kingston, lead by Prof. Vladimir D. Krstic, is working with Stratford, Ontario based ALUPRO-MPI Ultrasonics Inc. , lead by Nico van Dongen, on a new type of advanced ceramic alloy that could dramatically outperform the existing materials. - February 22, 2010 - ALUPRO-MPI Ultrasonics Inc.

Duplex Valve Range Expanded at The Alloy Valve Stockist

The duplex valve range at The Alloy Valve Stockist now includes sluice gate valves. The duplex gate valves cater to seawater treatment plants in Brazil, Equatorial Guinea, Angola, Nigeria and the Persian Gulf. The valves are to be manufactured in forged duplex A182 F51, cast A995 Gr. 4A with wetted parts in bar stock UNS S31803. - February 22, 2010 - Grupo Compas - The Alloy Valve Stockist

AU Goose Using New Dry Recovery System to Test Two Placer Claims

Initial tests show promise for both gold and silver ore - February 19, 2010 - AU Goose

Coquelicot Rock Has Put Its Talks with the Haitian Government on Hold

Coquelicot Rock has put its talks with the Haitian Government to reopen the former Reynolds Aluminum mine and port on hold until later in 2010 for the mining and production of bauxite. Coquelicot Rock is a subsidiary of Linearstone Holding Corporation. The focused mission of Coquelicot Rock is to... - February 16, 2010 - Linearstone Holding Corporation

Metal Fabrication Online Marketplace Expands to Hundreds of Machine Shops

Some of the country's leading custom metal parts and precision metal components manufacturers featured on Worldwide Industrial - February 14, 2010 - IndustrialLeaders.com

New Metal Manufacturers and Metal Distributors Directory from ForeignTRADEX

Introducing the Web's first all-in-one metals marketplace that combines an auction, directory and buying guide. - February 13, 2010 - IndustrialLeaders.com

IR Services Retained

Petro Horizon Energy Corp. (TSXV.PHE) (PRZCF.OTCBB) (PH0.FRANKFURT) is pleased to announce that it has retained Mr. John W. Curle to provide investor relations services. - February 12, 2010 - Petro Horizon Energy Corp.

inXitu’s Cost Effective XRD/XRF Now Available for Aluminum Smelting "Bath Ratio" Analysis

inXitu’s Cost Effective XRD/XRF Now Available for Aluminum Smelting "Bath Ratio" Analysis

Following the introduction of BTX in mid 2009, inXitu now offers a tailored version, creating the world’s most cost effective XRD/XRF analysis tool for the smelting industry. - February 11, 2010 - inXitu

New Director Joins the Board

Petro Horizon Energy Corp. (TSXV.PHE) (PRZCF.OTCBB) (PH0.FRANKFURT) is pleased to announce that Richard Granholm has agreed to join the Board of Directors. - February 11, 2010 - Petro Horizon Energy Corp.

inXitu Introduces “BTX-II” the Next Generation in X-ray Diffraction Analysis

inXitu Introduces “BTX-II” the Next Generation in X-ray Diffraction Analysis

“BTX-II” a new bench top XRD/XRF instrument for quality control, education, forensic/hazardous materials, and research applications. - February 05, 2010 - inXitu

The Medium-Term Outlook for European Engineering Steel

Metals Consulting International have just published a detailed review of the European engineering steel (special bar quality) industry. Reduction of competition through M&A or by plant closure with relocation across Europe from West to East and / or through passive exit from SBQ steel production are judged as high probability scenarios for the medium term. - February 04, 2010 - Metals Consulting International Limited

Mining News: High Quality Metallurgical Laboratory to Open in Santiago, Chile

Aminpro Chile announced today they will begin operations of a new laboratory dedicated to providing high quality metallurgical test work with a focus on front-end engineering in Santiago as of April 2010. - February 04, 2010 - Aminpro Chile

Argex Silver Capital Inc. (RGX TSX.V) Hires Michael Dehn as President and CEO and Issues Stock Options

Argex Silver Capital Inc. is pleased to announce that it has hired Michael Dehn as President and CEO, and appointed him a director of the company, to be responsible for guiding it to rapid production at Argex's La Blache property. Argex is focused in titanium exploration and mineral processing technology - January 30, 2010 - Avanti Management & Consulting Limited

Work Orders and Rotating Shift Schedules Now Specific for the Ready-Mix and Bulk Industry

TruckTrax announces the addition of work orders and rotating shift schedules in its PayTrax payroll solution for the ready-mix and bulk industries. - January 23, 2010 - TruckTrax

Bold Ventures Inc: New JV on the Timmins Loveland Project and Corporate Update on the Ring of Fire, West Rim Project

BOLD Ventures Inc. (TSX.V: BOL) (“Bold” or the “Company”) to announce that it has negotiated the right to earn a 10% interest in a gold and base metal exploration project in Timmins, Ontario known as the Loveland project from Melkior Resources Inc. The Loveland project... - January 23, 2010 - Bold Ventures Inc.

inXitu’s Cost Effective XRD Now Available for Calcite in Coal Determination

inXitu’s Cost Effective XRD Now Available for Calcite in Coal Determination

Following the introduction of BTX in mid 2009, inXitu now offers a clean fuel version of this new class of products. - January 15, 2010 - inXitu

Innov-X Systems Significantly Upgrades Omega Series Analyzers

Innov-X Systems, Inc. proudly announces the introduction of several new features and capabilities associated with its 2.0.9 software for the Omega Series handheld X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) analyzers. The rugged, handheld Omega XRF analyzer features a safe, yet powerful 40 kV / 4 Watt X-ray tube for... - January 10, 2010 - Innov-X Systems

Conros Steels Continues Quality Commitment Achieving ISO 9001:2008 Certification

Conros Steels Pvt. Ltd., a specialist manufacturer of Black and Galvanized ERW Steel Pipes and Tubes, furthering its commitment to Quality Management has successfully implemented a quality management system in conformance with the stringent requirements of ISO 9001:2008. The certification... - January 01, 2010 - Conros Steels Pvt. Ltd.

Conros Steels at Tube Düsseldorf 2010 (12th – 16th April 2010) Stall 2A33, Hall 2, Ground Floor

Heavy Investments in increasing capacities along with additions to the list of International Certifications lie in the path ahead for Conros Steels Pvt. Ltd, manufacturers of Black and Galvanized ERW Steel Pipes and Tubes. “We supply our products, experiences and expertise to the Global... - January 01, 2010 - Conros Steels Pvt. Ltd.

Breitling Oil and Gas Corporation Reaches Agreement to Acquire 100% of Oklahoma Oil and Gas Exploration Company

Breitling Oil and Gas Corporation Reaches Agreement to Acquire 100% of Oklahoma Oil and Gas Exploration Company

Breitling Oil and Gas Corporation, a growing oil and gas drilling and exploration company, is pleased to announce that it has in place a preliminary agreement for the purchase of Southwest Energy Exploration of Oklahoma City, OK. Under the confidential terms of the agreement, which will go into... - December 30, 2009 - Breitling Oil and Gas

New Breitling Oil and Gas Filtering Technology to be Tested in Hardeman Basin

New Breitling Oil and Gas Filtering Technology to be Tested in Hardeman Basin

Breitling Oil and Gas Corporation, an independent producer based in Irving, Texas, announced the availability of new 3-D seismic interpretation and filtering technology developed exclusively by the company, which increases the likelihood of pinpointing - with greater than 86 percent accuracy -... - December 22, 2009 - Breitling Oil and Gas

NAEG Announces Merger, New Symbol, Audited Financials

Native American Energy Group, Inc. (Pink Sheets: NAGP) ("NAEG" or the "Company"), formerly trading under the symbol NVMG.PK, today confirmed the completion of a merger with publicly traded Flight Management International, Inc. (a Delaware corporation), and further announced that... - December 18, 2009 - Native American Energy Group, Inc.

2009 Edition of the Crane Technical Paper No. 410 (TP-410) Ships Today

2009 Edition of the Crane Technical Paper No. 410 (TP-410) Ships Today

Engineered Software Announces the First Shipments of the New 2009 Edition of Technical Paper No. 410. The first major rewrite in over 20 years and includes new chapters, and accompanying online calculators. - December 16, 2009 - Engineered Software, Inc.

Cypher Ltd. Releases Dust Stop as Environmentally Friendly Haul Road Dust Control Solution

Cypher International Ltd. is an innovative supplier of environmental infrastructure solutions. The company is committed to providing environmentally sustainable products to its clients, an approach that yields benefits such as increased profitability, lowered maintenance expenses and the creation of practical, ethical business solutions. - December 16, 2009 - Cypher International Ltd

Mechel Takes First Ever Shapeline System on Hot Rolling Mill Into Operation in Russia

The Russian Steel operator Mechel is the first customer to install the new Integrated Multi Measurement system that has been jointly developed by Shapeline and Mesacon Messelektronik GmbH. The system, specially designed for hot rolling mills, offers position and flatness-compensated thickness profiles. In addition, it offers flatness, width, speed, length, and temperature profiles from one single system. - December 07, 2009 - Shapeline AB

Dr. Jeffrey Schultz Speaks at 2009 Materials Science & Technology Conference

Friction Stir Fabrication Technology Presented. - November 22, 2009 - Aeroprobe Corporation

Best in Class PoE Ethernet Extender Takes Distance - and Operating Conditions-  to the Extreme

Best in Class PoE Ethernet Extender Takes Distance - and Operating Conditions- to the Extreme

Ethernet Extension Experts Makes Major Upgrades to Its 865 PoE Ethernet Extension Kit at No Additional Cost. - November 20, 2009 - Ethernet Extension Experts

BTX, inXitu’s Benchtop XRD Instrument for Phase Identification and Quantification of Iron Ore

"BTX”, a new bencthop XRD/XRF instrument. Engineered from technology developed for the NASA Mars Science Laboratory (MSL), inXitu inc., a Silicon Valley based company, has introduced a new benchtop combination X-Ray Diffraction, X-Ray Fluorescence instrument. Ideally suited for routine... - November 19, 2009 - inXitu

Alternative Latin Investor Reports: Precious Things in Peru

Guest journalist Anthony LoBaido investigates the diversity of the Peruvian mining industry - November 18, 2009 - Alternative Latin Investor

Premium Exploration Begins Phase-Two Drilling to Continue Gold Resource Delineation and Exploration at Friday-Petsite Project

Premium Exploration Inc. ("Premium") (TSX VENTURE:PEM), an explorer and developer of precious metals projects with significant potential for near-term production and growth in the USA and Mexico, is pleased to announce that the Phase-Two drill program of 1,830 meters (6,000 ft) is... - November 14, 2009 - Premium Exploration Inc.

Aluminum Shapes is Pleased to Announce Bob Jennings as Chief Executive Officer

Aluminum Shapes is pleased to announce Bob Jennings as Chief Executive Officer based out of Delair, NJ. Bob has an engineering degree from Iowa State University and an MBA from Southern Methodist University. He spent much of his career at EFCO, a global leader in the design and supply of forms for... - November 13, 2009 - Aluminum Shapes LLC

Premium Exploration Closes Private Placement and Management Update

Premium Exploration Inc. (TSX VENTURE:PEM) ("Premium" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has closed the final tranche of its non-brokered private placement through the issuance of an additional 6,375,000 Units for gross proceeds of $1,275,000. Each Unit consists... - November 12, 2009 - Premium Exploration Inc.

Bold Ventures Inc. Appoints Director

Bold Ventures Inc. (TSX.V: BOL) (“Bold” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Derrick Strickland, MBA, P.Geo., to the Board of Directors. Mr. Strickland is an independent geological consultant. He is a registered professional geologist with Association... - October 29, 2009 - Bold Ventures Inc.

DAO Mining Corporation is Expanding Into Mongolia

DAO Mining Corporation are predicting the sprawling desert country of Mongolia will become the future’s big resource story, following a landmark agreement with the government to develop one of the Asia’s largest copper-and-gold deposits. The deal, which also involves the mining giant... - October 28, 2009 - DAO Mining Corporation

Premium Exploration Closes First Tranche of Private Placement

Premium Exploration Inc. (TSX VENTURE:PEM) ("Premium") is pleased to announce that it has completed the first tranche of a non-brokered private placement previously announced on October 20, 2009. As a result, the Company has issued 7,145,000 units at a price of $0.20 per unit for gross... - October 28, 2009 - Premium Exploration Inc.

Metals Consulting International Publishes Review of Polish Iron and Steel Industry

Steel experts Metals Consulting International have just published a review of the iron and steel sector in Poland. The consultants' October 2009 report of ~45 pages is available for purchase for Euro 395. - October 27, 2009 - Metals Consulting International Limited

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