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Miners may be risky, but gems to be found
HandoutIn a report this week, Bank of Nova Scotia analyst Tom Meyer highlighted several companies he views as attractive portfolio choices, including First Quantum Minerals Ltd., Inmet Mining Corp. and Lundin Mining Corp.
First Quantum preps Sentinel for production
First Quantum Minerals (FM-T) - which has several copper projects in its development pipeline - has a new reserve and resource estimate in hand for its Sentinel copper project in Zambia.
Mining Sector's Transparency Improves
EITI is a global initiative that promotes better governance in countries rich in oil, gas and minerals and seeks to reduce the risk of diversion or misappropriation of funds generated by the development of a country's extractive industry resources ...
Evolution in an island, the secret for a longer life
ICP researchers published today in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B one of the first fossil-based evidences supporting the evolutionary theory of ageing, which predicts that species evolving in low mortality and resource-limited ecosystems tend ...
NMDC says doesn't want to buy diamond assets
New Delhi: NMDC Ltd, India's only miner of diamonds, does not want to buy diamond assets and is focusing on mining iron, coal and other minerals—a global trend that highlights the difficulty companies face in operating mines of the precious gemstone ...
Peak Copper: Worldwatch Institute Gets It Wrong Again
These may be mined copper minerals that are in oxidized form - minerals such as Azurite (2CuCO3 � Cu(OH)3), Brochantite (CuSO4), Chrysocolla (CuSiO3 � 2H2O) and Cuprite (Cu2O), residual copper in old mine waste dumps whose sulfide minerals have been ...
Rio Tinto's diamonds to make a debut
It's a story that moved closer to its logical end one day in May 2004, when a group of geologists from Rio Tinto India Pvt. Ltd, which was scouring the region for diamonds, spotted the characteristically grey igneous rock amid flat sedimentary rock ...
Leonardo the anatomist
Leonardo da Vinci is well known as the great polymath of the High Renaissance, an artistic titan whose expertise in disciplines from optics to geology was astounding for the time.
Genetic adaptation of fat metabolism key to development of human brain
“This is the first study to show a genetic adaptation of human fat metabolism. It's also one of few examples of a so-called 'thrifty gene,' that is, a genetic adaptation that contributed to enhanced survival in an earlier stage of human development ...
Pakistani drug regulator 'destined to be a failure'
Pakistan's government has created an agency to regulate the country's pharmaceutical industry. The Pakistani Supreme Court ordered the move following the deaths in January of nearly 150 patients taking an adulterated heart drug.