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  • Monarch Energy Signs Letter of Intent for Mineral Property Acquisition

    Monarch Energy Limited (TSX VENTURE: MNL) (the "Company" or "Monarch") is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into a Letter of Intent with Tectonics Inc., of Calgary, Alberta, for the acquisition of an interest in mineral properties located on and offshore Long Point, on the Port au Port Peninsula, Newfoundland and Labrador. Acquisition Monarch will purchase a 60% working ...


    By Marketwire

  • Calcium helps evaluate soil’s ability to retain earth’s carbon

    Soils play a vital role in dealing with the environmental impacts of rising atmospheric carbon levels, primarily CO2, from natural and human activities. The Earth’s carbon budget is a dynamic process. As carbon is released through fossil-fuel burning and changing land use, scientists are seeking a more accurate understanding of carbon storage and cycling. The Earth holds carbon in what scientists ...

  • Earth Dragon Resources Announces New Mineral Exploration Opportunity and Provides Corporate Advisory

    Earth Dragon Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: EARH) (the "Company") is pleased to announce a joint venture agreement with Missouri-based OverThrust Mining Corporation, to develop a significant iron ore opportunity in the Province of Quebec, Canada. The Properties comprise two separate claim blocks, designated "Brown1" with 23 claims over 1150 hectares, and "Brown2" with 10 claims over 500 ...


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  • ASTM D6066 - 11 Standard Practice for Determining the Normalized Penetration Resistance of Sands for Evaluation of Liquefaction Potential

    Normalization of penetration resistance data is a frequently used method to evaluate the liquefaction susceptibility of sands. A large case history database from many countries has been accumulated to estimate instability of saturated sands during earthquakes (1,2,3,4). This test is used extensively for a great variety of geotechnical exploration programs where ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D5704 - 11 standard test method for evaluation of the thermal and oxidative stability of lubricating oils used for manual transmissions and final drive axles

    This test method measures the tendency of automotive manual transmission and final drive lubricants to deteriorate under high-temperature conditions, resulting in thick oil, sludge, carbon and varnish deposits, and the formation of corrosive products. This deterioration can lead to ...


    By ASTM International

  • Measuring the impact of air quality management

    Dust from mineral deposition sites and transportation from mines has made an imprint on the urban air in Callao, Peru. When measures were introduced to modernise mineral management, the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, SMHI, was commissioned to design a new station network for measuring the air quality. Situated in a central location at the port of Callao, Peru, there ...

  • Crosshair Continues Toward NI 43-101 Resource Estimate at Juniper Ridge

    Crosshair Energy Corporation (TSX: CXX)(NYSE Amex: CXZ) is pleased to announce the successful completion of its 2011 drill program at the Juniper Ridge uranium project in southwest Wyoming. The 2011 program of 400 mud rotary holes, totaling 78,253 feet, has confirmed the historical data from the property which indicated 5.2 million tons of uranium, grading 0.067% U3O8 for a total of 6.97 ...


    By Marketwire

  • Peat Resources in Ontario

    Peat Resources Limited (TSX VENTURE: PET) has renewed its permits on 19,000 hectares of peatlands in the Upsala area of northwestern Ontario and has received a Letter of Authority from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources to carry out surveys and resource evaluations of peatlands in the McFaulds Lake (Ring of Fire) region. As previously reported, the Upsala properties are located adjacent to ...


    By Peat Resources Limited

  • Energy Department Seeks Methane Hydrate Proposals

    The U.S. Department of Energy is soliciting for another round of research into methane hydrates, the potentially huge energy source of "frozen gas" that could step in for shortages of other fossil fuels. The department is looking for research projects on the North Slope of Alaska that could explore how to economically extract the gas locked in ice far below the Earth's surface. DOE is also ...


    By Associated Press

  • ASTM D7468 - 11 standard test method for cummins ISM test

    Significance and Use This test method was developed to assess the performance of an engine oil to control engine wear and deposits under heavy-duty operating conditions selected to accelerate soot generation, valve train wear, and deposit formation in a turbocharged, aftercooled four-stroke-cycle diesel engine ...


    By ASTM International

  • New US research finds deadly links betweem talcum powder and ovarian cancer

    What could be more benign than body powder, right? Some of Chicago's most highly placed doctors would say, wrong. They are part of a coaltion of public health experts, medical doctors and consumers organizations that is petitioning the federal goverment for warning labels on cosmetic talcum powder products used by many women as part of their personal care regime - a warning that frequent use is ...

  • USGS report details uranium resources and potential effects of uranium mining near Grand Canyon

    As part of the Department of the Interior’s evaluation of whether to segregate nearly 1 million acres of federal lands near the Grand Canyon from new uranium claims, the United States Geological Survey today released a report on uranium resources and uranium mining impacts in the area. The studies contained in the report looked at uranium found in breccia pipe deposits and explored the ...

  • Vermiculite Insulation could be a Health Threat to Families

    The indoor environmental quality (IEQ) professionals at Clark Seif Clark (CSC) provide asbestos sampling to ensure building occupants are not exposed to their deadly fibers.   Since 2002, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has been conducting evaluations of the public health implications from vermiculite contamination at various facilities across the State of California. ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Energy savings from water appliances and systems

    Increases Energy Savings from Water Appliances and SystemsThe US government and marketplace are focused on reducing the overall energy costs with various incentives to promote alternatives and improvements. There are numerous agencies, plans and directives to achieve these ambitious goals in commercial and residential applications.There is an affordable easy and proven technology that can ...


    By HydroCare

  • Rare Element Provides Support to Colleges and Universities for REE Research

    Rare Element Resources Ltd. (TSX: RES)(NYSE Amex: REE)(NYSE MKT: REE) is pleased to report on its ongoing support to North American students, colleges and universities in their efforts to advance research and development of critical rare earth elements. Since 2006, Rare Element has provided direct and indirect support and employment for over a dozen undergraduate and graduate students in areas ...


    By Marketwire

  • Covanta Energy and TARTECH eco industries AG Launch Joint Venture to Recover and Recycle Metals From Ash Monofills

    Covanta Energy Corporation (NYSE: CVA) ("Covanta"), a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, today announced a new joint venture, Covanta TARTECH, LLC with Germany-based TARTECH eco industries AG ("TARTECH") for the recovery and recycling of metals from Energy-from-Waste ash monofills in North America. Covanta TARTECH will utilize a proprietary and highly specialized ...


  • Graphite Corp. Announces Environmental Compliance Advisor

    Graphite Corp. (OTCQB: GRPH) ("Graphite Corp." or the "Company"), an exploration stage company focused on the evaluation, acquisition and development of domestic graphite mining opportunities, is pleased to announce the inclusion of Mr. Roger W. Szelmeczka to advise on environmental matters. Mr. Szelmeczka brings over 20 years of experience and demonstrated knowledge with ...


    By Marketwire

  • Happy 10th Birthday James Cook

    In August 2006 the Royal Research Ship (RRS) James Cook was delivered to the National Oceanography Centre ready to carry scientists and equipment to some of Earth's most challenging environments, from tropical oceans to the edge of the ice sheets. James Cook plays a significant role in delivering ...

  • Evergreen Energy Provides Business Update

    Evergreen Energy Inc. (NYSE Arca: EEE) today provided a business update on its 2011 corporate initiatives in conjunction with its Annual General Meeting. Ilyas Khan, Executive Chairman of Evergreen, stated: “We have made substantial progress on our corporate business objectives for 2011. As outlined in my open letter to shareholders on March 15, 2011, where our ...


  • COVANTA TARTECH Commences Metals Recycling Project in Peabody, MA

    Covanta TARTECH, LLC, a joint venture of Covanta Energy Corporation, a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy and Germany-based TARTECH eco industries AG, announced today the commencement of operations of a metals recovery and recycling system at an ash monofill located in Peabody, MA. Originally announced in September 2012, the Covanta TARTECH joint venture utilizes a ...


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