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encouraging or approving or pleasing

(of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate

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occurring at a convenient or suitable time

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presaging or likely to bring good luck

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Although pricing levels remain favourable overall, the increasing risks from more frequent natural catastrophes should not be ignored.
H) is pleased to announce that the Company has received regulatory approval for the Favourable Lake property option agreement with Gold Canyon Resources Inc.
Golouma West - Two drill holes, SAB06-01 and SAB06-02, were completed to test favourable excavator trench results across a 400-metre extent along the western portion of the extensive Golouma geochemical anomaly (currently measuring 1.
In 2004 seven reverse-circulation holes (RV-9 to RV-15) were drilled to delineate areas where the two mineralising structures intersect the favourable silty limestone sequences.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- Naspers (Nasdaq:NPSN)(JSE:NPN) reported favourable results with revenues up 9% to R14 billion, core headline earnings of 501 cents per share, and free cash flow of R1.
This zone represents a third favourable contact and is located between the horizons hosting lenses 08 and 09-25.
This re-interpretation opens up new exploration opportunities: firstly for the three known mineralized zones to cross the stratigraphic package and intersect additional favourable volcanic units and, secondly, for other less well mineralized sediment hosted zones to cross into more favourable volcanic stratigraphy and potentially develop into significant gold deposits.
98, which is much more favourable than the current spot rates.
Splays & Parallel Structures (Rand Spur, North Patch, North Valley and Windy Linear) -- These areas all have geology indicative of splays off the Deformation Zone, and possible linking structures similar to Naartok, that could be dilation zones favourable for the emplacement of gold mineralization.
Bonds rated Aaa and Aa are judged to be of high quality, while those rated single A "possess many favourable investment attributes and are to be considered as upper-medium grade" by international standards.
Noranda's October 30, 2000, News Release further stated that, "Exploration will be pursued vigorously as the favourable key tuffite horizon is now thought to extend over a much wider area".
The improved results were largely the result of a favourable product mix and improved costs at the Zhaoqing Noble Brewery.
Fipke determined that, as parts of central and northern Finland were underlain by an old craton, these areas presented a geological environment favourable for diamond bearing kimberlite.
Based upon management's ongoing efforts to control costs and improve operating efficiencies, as well as the favourable impact of the devaluation of the Venezuelan bolivar following the Government's decision to lift exchange controls in April 1996, La Camorra's cash cost per ounce of production for the three and nine months ended September 30, 1996 were also at record lows of $ 225 and $ 236, respectively, compared with $ 393 and $ 347, respectively, for the same periods last year.
Upon favourable results from trenching, follow-up drill testing of this zone will be conducted.