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Hana Mining Ltd. “We now have three drill rigs operating in three separate areas; two are in Zone 2 and 4 kilometers apart and the third is 95 kilometers northwest in Zone 6. We are intersecting copper mineralization everywhere the prospective horizon has been drilled,” states Peter Wilson, President of Hana Mining.
Hana is pleased to […]
Wednesday, May 28th, 2008
De Beers, is currently fitting out its largest marine mining vessel in Cape Town for a programme to mine marine diamonds south of the mouth of the Orange River in South Africa. Hitherto most of De Beersâ€™ offshore diamond mining has been undertaken on the Nambian side of the border, north of the Orange River.
Friday, February 16th, 2007
Opponents of oil drilling in an Alaskan wildlife refuge are going on the offense after playing defense for a quarter of a century. They want the new Democratic Congress to make an oft-challenged drilling ban permanent.
Legislation introduced in the House on Friday would make the oil-rich 1.2 million-acre coastal strip of the Arctic National Wildlife […]
Sunday, January 7th, 2007
Equipment to be used in prospective oil drilling off the Lamu Coast has arrived at Mombasa Port.
MV Thor Hanne, a general cargo vessel, docked in at the port after arriving from Singapore on Thursday. Equipment from the ship will be stored at a supply base for the oil drilling rig, called Chikyu, which is expected […]
Sunday, October 29th, 2006
Acergy S.A. (formerly Stolt Offshore) has gone off the deep end. The company provides underwater engineering and construction services for offshore oil and gas producers. Using a fleet of about 40 ships and more than 80 remotely operated vessels, Acergy lays flowlines and pipelines and provides construction, inspection, and maintenance services on offshore rigs. The […]
Saturday, July 8th, 2006
U.S. oil giant ExxonMobil sees exploratory drilling operations off the northwest coast of Madagascar getting under way in 2007, a company official said on Tuesday. Exxon has interests in four blocks along the Indian Ocean island’s northwest coast.
“The central block, the Majunga block, is the one we hope to drill our first exploratory well on,” Exxon […]
Wednesday, June 21st, 2006