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Petition mounted to ban gold mining near Yosemite

The specter of giant gold-mining rigs chewing into the slopes of the Sierra and spewing toxins into Yosemite National Park has an environmental group fanning out across the state collecting petitions to ban mining within 10 miles of the park.

Rusoro gives update on new gold industry law

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/22/11 -- Rusoro Mining Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: RML) ("Rusoro" or "the Company") reports the following: On August 23, 2011, President of Venezuela Hugo Chavez Frias approved a decree with force of organic law

Colombia Clean Power and Fuels, Inc. acquires additional metallurgical coal concessions and permitted mining operation

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Colombia Clean Power & Fuels, Inc. (OTCBB: CCPF.OB), (the "Company" or "CCPF") announced today that it has acquired additional Colombian metallurgical coal properties through an acquisition of concessions from

1933 Double Eagle gold coin worth $7.6 million

$7.6 million $7.6 million: That's how much a rare 1933 Double Eagle gold coin is worth, despite its $20 face value. The coin, on display at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, was among the last batch ever minted by the U.S. government, and they were never issued.

IronOne Inc. announces the appointment of senior officers

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 08/15/11 -- IronOne Inc. ("IronOne" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Craig MacDougall as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, effective July 1, 2011 and Paolo De Luca as

Oil sands in Canada eyed by U.S., China

In the northern reaches of Alberta lies a vast reserve of oil that the United States views as a pillar of its future energy needs. China, with a growing appetite for oil that may one day surpass that of the United States, is ready to spend the dollars for a big piece of it.

Selwyn announces Korea Zinc warrants exercise

Released By Selwyn Resources Ltd. Share: Text Size: VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/07/11 -- Selwyn Resources Ltd. ("Selwyn") (TSX VENTURE: SWN) is pleased to announce that one of its major shareholders, Pan-Pacific Metal Mining