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Caledonia

(kă'lĭdō`nēə), Roman name for that part of the island of Great Britain that lies N of the firths of Clyde and Forth. The name first occurs in the works of Lucan (1st cent. A.D.) and has been used in modern times rhetorically and poetically to mean all of Scotland or the Scottish Highlands.

Caledonia

the Roman name for Scotland: used poetically in later times
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Under South African legislation introduced in May 2004, and in order to receive New Order Prospecting Rights and Mining Licences, Caledonia must comply with the Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Act 2002.
Hayden, Chairman, President & CEO, 27-11-493-6426, or fax, 27-11-493-2758, all of Caledonia Mining/
In June Caledonia listed on the London Stock Exchange's AIM Market, ticker symbol "CMCL", and placed a small float of shares into the AIM market in conjunction with a financing.
Stefan Hayden, President and CEO of Caledonia said: "The commissioning of the Barbrook gold mine expansion project in South Africa is virtually complete.
Caledonia is a bank holding company headquartered in Caledonia, Michigan, with total assets of approximately $210 million, total deposits of $181 million and total shareholders' equity of $21.
Stefan Hayden, President and CEO of Caledonia, said "The plant expansion will enable Barbrook to increase its gold production target to 22,0000 ounces per annum for the 2006 financial year and take advantage of the current high gold price and positive investor sentiment towards the metal.
Sheryl Hamilton, a seasoned mortgage loan officer in the Caledonia and Wayland areas, will head the office.
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Caledonia is the largest diocese in British Columbia, encompassing the northern-most half of the province.
The Moordrift, Jaagbaan and Grasvally farms adjoin the western and southern boundary of Caledonia's Rooipoort (PGE/Au/Ni/Cu) Project area and contain the down dip extension of PGE/Ni/Cu mineralization that was recently discovered by Caledonia on the western side of Rooipoort farm (Central Target Area) (Fig.
Philippe Gomes, President of SPMSC and President of the South Province of New Caledonia, said, "In my capacity as President of SPMSC and the South Province, I am very happy that the interests of New Caledonia will be represented in this industrial project, one that is considered to be essential to the future economic success of New Caledonia.
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