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prospector

[′prä‚spek·tər]
(mining engineering)
A person engaged in exploring for valuable minerals, or in testing supposed discoveries of the same.

Prospector

[′prä‚spek·tər]
(aerospace engineering)
A specific uncrewed spacecraft designed to make a soft landing on the moon to take measurements, photographs, and soil samples, and then return to earth.
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So, its' great news for the prospector and the metal detector company, but can others get lucky too?
A dearth of prospectors in the mining industry could impact the ability to get new developments up and running if more aren't recruited to the profession.
As announced earlier today, Paragon initially bought 52,749,014 Prospector shares at a price of NOK14.
The buyer plans to launch a mandatory tender offer for the remaining Prospector outstanding share over the next month and will request Prospector's board to elect three new directors from Paragon to the target's board of directors.
The Prospector 5 project will see follow-up installation of client- supplied equipment for the rig s first assignment.
This agreement is now set to expire at the end of March 2012, Prospector Offshore said.
There are currently 3,400 medical-use approved plastics listed in Prospector.
The new basic version of Prospector is available to all plastics-related companies worldwide for free.
His trainer, Peter Chapple-Hyam, didn't shy from giving his four-yearold a challenge at the first time of asking this season - he ran Brave Prospector in the Wokingham at Royal Ascot.
The Loan Prospector integration provides a convenient method for originators to submit credit report and loan data directly to the Loan Prospector system from within PML.
Khan Resources, Inc (TSX:KRI), a Canada-based mineral exploration and development company that is engaged in acquisition, exploration and development of uranium in Mongolia, has announced that it will not extend an offer to acquire the outstanding common shares of Western Prospector Group Ltd (TSX V: WNP) (Western Prospector).
has come up with a new version of its Prospector online materials database search engine that makes it easier to find alternative materials that satisfy the same application needs as current materials while potentially offering lower cost or other advantages.