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  OXUS - LoveToKnow Article on OXUS
Near the junction of the Surkhan with the Oxus are the ruins of the ancient city of Termez, on the northern or Bokharan bank, and the ferry at Pata Kesar (not far from the ruins of an old bridge) is the connecting link between Bokhara and Mazar hereabouts.
The left bank of the Oxus above Kilif is, as a rule, low and flat, with reed swamps bordering the stream and a strip of jungle between the reeds and the edge of the elevated sandy desert.
The Oxus figures in Persian romantic history as the limit between Iran and Turan, but the substratum of settled population to the north as well as the south was probably of Iranian lineage.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /O/OX/OXUS.htm   (4323 words)

 BOKHARA - LoveToKnow Article on BOKHARA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
It lies on the right bank of the middle Oxus, between 37 and 41 N., and between 62 and 72 E., and is bounded by the Russian governments of Syr-darya, Samarkand and Ferghana on the N., the Pamirs on.
The chief river of Bokhara is the Oxus or Amu-darya, which separates it from Afghanistan on the south, and then flows along its south-west border.
Somewhat later the nomad Yue-chi began to move into the valley of the Oxus from the east, and gradually became a settled territorial power in Bactria and Sogdiana, and the dominions of their king, Kadphises I. (who is believed to have come to the throne about A.D. 45), extended from Bokhara to the Indus.
51.1911encyclopedia.org /B/BO/BOKHARA.htm   (4127 words)

 Russian London / Oxus opens gold mine in Uzbekistan /   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Oxus Gold will open a gold mine in Uzbekistan today, the first new mine with foreign investment that the country has seen.
The Oxus project, Amantaytau, just 30 kilometres from Murantau, is a 50-50 joint venture between the company and the Uzbek government.
Oxus has invested $55m in the project, which aims to produce 500,000 ounces a year within three years.
www.russianlondon.com /print/22197   (239 words)

 www.mineweb.net | sections | gold & silver Oxus tackles Newmont   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
He said Oxus had excellent relations with the Uzbek government — it is the first foreign-owned company to build and operate a mine in Uzbekistan and would not have poured gold nine months from the beginning of construction at its Amantaytau mine, without government help.
His accumulation of Oxus stock was part of a move aimed at gaining control of the company's board in an effort to stave of bankruptcy.
Oxus is in the process of tweaking the initial feasibility study for the second phase of Amnataytau's development.
www.mineweb.net /sections/gold_silver/17242.htm   (629 words)

 OSC - Orders & Rulings 2001 - In the Matter of Oxus Resources Corporation - MRRS Decision - CVMO: Ordonnances et ...
Oxus is a corporation existing under the laws of the British Virgin Islands with its registered and principal office located in the British Virgin Islands.
Oxus UK is a corporation existing under the laws of the United Kingdom with its registered and principal office located in England.
Oxus cannot rely upon the exemptions from the Issuer Bid Requirements contained in the Legislation because the British Virgin Islands is not recognized for the purposes of the Legislation by the Decision Makers.
www.osc.gov.on.ca /Regulation/Orders/2001/ord_20010413_212_oxus.jsp   (1122 words)

 OXUS - Online Information article about OXUS
Between Kala Wamar (658o ft.) and Kala Khum (4400 ft.), where the Oxus again bends southwards, its course to the north-west is almost at right angles to the general strike of the Darwaz mountains, which is from north-east to south-west, following the usual conformation of all this part of high Asia.
Large flat-bottomed boats are towed across the river by small horses attached to an outrigger projecting Oxus beyond the gunwale by means of a surcingle or bellyband.
The Murghab river and the Hari Rud, which terminate in the oases of Mery and Sarakhs, almost certainly penetrated to the gulf of the Kara Kum, but the question whether the Oxus was ever deflected so as to enter the gulf with the Murghab cannot be said to be answered decisively at present.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /ORC_PAI/OXUS.html   (6030 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Oxus moves quickly away from the Plaza, passing through several check stations, where he is forced to show his identification.
Oxus and Valor assume defensive positions in front of the princess and her brothers.
Oxus arrives with Captain Valor, the princess, and her brothers, and the two puzzled androids.
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 BADAKSHAN - Online Information article about BADAKSHAN
northern boundary follows the Oxus stream, under the northern slopes of the Hindu Kush, it is only separated by the length of these slopes (some 8 or to m.) from the southern boundary along the crest.
The Kokcha river traverses Badakshan from south-east to north-west, and, with the Kunduz, drains all the northern slopes of the Hindu Kush west of the Dorah pass.
North of the Kokcha, within the Oxus bend, is the mountainous district of Darwaz, of which the physiography belongs rather to the Pamir type than to that of the Hindu Kush.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /AUD_BAI/BADAKSHAN.html   (1681 words)

 Oxus River
They did not come near the Oxus, but they (and others) left records of the Jaxartes: its vicinity, they said, was filled with a constant noise and tumult of crashes, as pieces of the river's bank slid into the water.
If the larger branch of the Oxus empties into the Sarykamysh then in effect the Sarykamysh must be considered a lake--and hence, may even be called the true basin of the Oxus.
Strabo xi (c.509 and 518) quotes Aristobulus speaking of the transport of Indian merchandise on the "well navigable" Oxus (in the present day, the river is not navigable; the water-level fluctuates too much) to the Caspian and across the sea and thence through the Caucasus to the Euxinus or Black Sea.
www.iras.ucalgary.ca /~volk/sylvia/OxusRiver.htm   (1155 words)

 Minesite Story   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
“Oxus Gold has advised Eurogold that it does not wish to proceed with the acquisition of Eurogold’s assets as contemplated by the announcement by both companies on 14 July 2005.
So Oxus cannot be bothered to explain to its own or to Eurogold shareholders why it does not want to proceed and cannot bring itself to apologise for wasting Eurogold’s money and its directors’ time over the past three and a half months.
Oxus shareholders may also have a gripe as it inevitable harms the credibility of a company if it reneges on a deal without giving a satisfactory reason.
www.minesite.com /storyFull5.php?storySeq=3074   (555 words)

 Oxus Gold - Press releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Directors of Oxus Gold plc (“Oxus” or the “Company”) are pleased to announce that the Company has received approval from the Court to transfer its share premium account to distributable reserves, which enables the Company to distribute part of its shareholding in Marakand Minerals Limited (“Marakand”) to qualifying Oxus shareholders.
As explained in the circular to Oxus shareholders issued on 11 December 2003, the dividend was to be capped at a closing price for Marakand shares of 45p during the period 4 December 2003 to 3 February 2004.
However, in order to simplify the Marakand share register as far as possible, and to honour previous statements made to the shareholders, the directors of Oxus have agreed to allocate part of their own entitlements to other shareholders so that other shareholders will receive one share in Marakand for every 10 shares held in Oxus.
www.oxusgold.co.uk /investors_media/press_releases_display.asp?Unique_id=65   (338 words)

 Neva - Artistic Features of Jewelry Art from Central Asia - Transoxiana 8
The egret from the Treasure of Oxus is distinct in its greater amount of decorations, while the egret from Cyprus has delicate modeling (the whiskers are indicated by thin lines, while the whiskers on the egret from the Treasure of Oxus are ornamental).
Given a predetermined form, the jeweler had to place the image of the animal into a “framework”, for example a disk with a relief image of two lying boars and two wild goats is a semicircle, where the figures of the animals are placed together in mirror-image symmetry.
On the ancient deltas of the Oxus and the Yaksart.
www.transoxiana.com.ar /0108/neva-art_jewelry.html   (7026 words)

 Oxus Gold - Press Releases
RNS Number:5091E Oxus Gold PLC 27 October 2004 27th October 2004 Oxus Gold plc ('Oxus' or 'the Company') Final results for the year ended 30 June 2004 Achievements during the year * $10.9 million retained profit for the year.
Oxus' joint venture gold mine in Uzbekistan, Amantaytau Goldfields ('AGF'), started production in February 2004 and produced a total of 59,689 ounces of gold to the end of June.
In addition, Oxus made a net gain of $12.25 million on the disposal of part of its stake in Marakand Minerals.
miranda.hemscott.com /servlet/HsPublic?context=ir.access&ir_option=RNS_NEWS&item=23605140698203&ir_client_id=4252   (866 words)

 www.mineweb.net | co_releases Oxus Gold   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
LONDON: 1 March 2005 - Oxus Gold plc ('Oxus' or 'the Company') is pleased to announce that it has signed a co-operation agreement with the Navoi Mining and Metallurgical Combinat of Uzbekistan to work together with a view to developing the Kosmanachi silver/gold deposit situated near the Company's Amantaytau gold mine, in central Uzbekistan.
Kosmanachi has been extensively explored over the past two decades and is estimated to contain Soviet classified C1 and C2 Resources of at least 40 million ounces of silver at an average grade of 105 grammes/tonne and 270,000 ounces of gold at an average grade of 0.5 grammes/tonne.
Oxus intends to carry out a detailed review of all the existing data and to undertake a drilling programme to confirm the earlier exploration results in order to complete a pre-feasibility study.
www.mineweb.net /co_releases/419991.htm   (335 words)

 Oxus Gold - Press Releases
Oxus Pursues Jerooy Financing London: 23 November 2004 - Oxus reports today that it is has entered into discussions with the Prime Minister's Office of the Kyrgyz Republic regarding the status of the Jerooy license, held by Oxus' 67%-owned subsidiary, Talas Gold Mining Company.
Oxus is in discussions with the Prime Minister's Office in relation to these issues.
Oxus is confident that its current development plans, which have been signed off by a number of Kyrgyz state authorities, are sufficient to meet the other conditions outlined by the Kyrgyz government.
miranda.hemscott.com /servlet/HsPublic?context=ir.access&ir_option=RNS_NEWS&item=24249385477267&ir_client_id=4252   (553 words)

 Company   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Oxus is finalising financing for its Amantaytau Phase I, a US$40 million heap leach open pit gold mine., First gold is expected to be poured during in H1 2003.
Oxus has been gearing up for the fast development of the Jerooy gold project and the beginning of construction early in 2004 marked another milestone in Oxus’ journey to become a significant low-cost producer in one of the most highly prospective gold regions in the world.
Oxus Gold plc holds 66.7% of Talas Gold Mining Company (TGMC), the project operating company, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Norox Mining Company Limited, and the balance is held by Kyrgyzaltyn (Kyrgyz State Mining Enterprise).
www.minesite.com /CompanyDynamic.php?ID=75   (970 words)

 The Oxus treasure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Oxus treasure is the most important surviving collection of Achaemenid Persian metalwork.
It includes vessels, a gold scabbard, model chariots and figures, armlets, seals, finger-rings, miscellaneous personal objects, dedicatory plaques and coins It was found on the banks of the River Oxus, probably at the site of Takht-i Kuwad, a ferry station on the north bank of the river.
In due course Franks bought Cunningham's share of the treasure, and eventually the entire Oxus treasure was bequeathed by him to The British Museum.
www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk /compass/ixbin/goto?id=ENC6821   (277 words)

 www.oxus.de ---> river oxus ---> history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Oxus River of the Greeks has been known to historical record for literally thousands of years.
The ancient Oxus and the highlands of Badakhshan are known for the finest lapis lazuli in the world.
Apparently from the Oxus, lapis was exported all the way to Egypt; this was the source of all Egypt's lapis, according to the Egyptians themselves.
home.nikocity.de /mihajel/oxusDE/oxushistory.html   (143 words)

 Mining Journal: Oxus Mining plc. (Market news).(issues new shares)(Brief Article)(Statistical Data Included)@ HighBeam ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
London-based Oxus Mining plc has completed a private placing of 6.6 million new ordinary shares, at 0.085 [pounds sterling]/share, for gross proceeds of 561,000 [pounds sterling].
The shares were placed with mining construction company MAED Holdings Ltd, which holds a 5% interest in Oxus following the transaction.
Oxus plans to use the proceeds to undertake exploration work at the Balpantau...
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:80921009&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (174 words)

 AM Review - AIM Company Details   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Oxus, it was Oxus Mining then, raised £8 million at 30p on its AIM debut in July 2001.
What really marked Oxus Mining out at that time seemed to be a gravitas which put it ahead of all but the larger, established foreign-based AIM entities.
Though Oxus said that its rights to develop the project were unaffected, it was regarded as yet another setback for a company which had mysteriously failed to mount its proper podium.
www.amreview.co.uk /index.php?theAction=show_compdetails_ext&compid=959&cotw=0&niotw=0&market=1   (808 words)

 www.mineweb.net | co_releases Oxus Gold   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The total consideration of £2.7 million will be satisfied by the issue of 5 million new Oxus shares at 54p per share.
Following the issue of these new shares, RAB's holding in the share capital of Oxus will be 18,714,730 ordinary shares, representing approximately 7.1 per cent of the enlarged Oxus share capital.
Bill Trew, CEO of Oxus Gold, said today: 'We are very pleased to have acquired a strategic interest in Eurogold, whose operations have some synergy with those of Oxus.
www.mineweb.net /co_releases/415525.htm   (182 words)

 Norton Rose - Norton Rose - Norton Rose acts on mining double
Oxus will use the funds to complete the construction of the Jeeroy gold mine, which according to Oxus is the largest known unexploited gold deposit in the Kyrgyz Republic, as well as for the expansion of the company’s operating Amantaytau Goldfields mine in Uzbekistan and for general working capital.
Oxus placed 17,000 units, each comprising of 1,600 new ordinary shares to be issued using a “cash-box” structure and £1,000 of unlisted convertible redeemable loan notes.
Stringer Saul advised Oxus and Maclay Murray and Spens advised Cluff.
www.nortonrose.com /news/viewrelease.asp?pressid=1434   (442 words)

 Oxus Gold - delivering lower cost, lower risk gold projects in Central Asia
Oxus Gold, listed on the AIM market in the UK, is delivering lower cost, lower risk gold projects in Central Asia, the world's second largest gold province after the Witwatersrand.
The on-target start of mining activities at AGF Oxides signals Oxus' transformation from a cash consumer into a low-cost, low-risk gold producer in one of the world's largest and most highly prospective gold provinces.
the Amantaytau gold mine, 50%-owned by Oxus Gold, is the first new gold mine to be developed in Uzbekistan by a foreign investor.
www.oxusgold.co.uk   (157 words)

 British Academy - After Alexander: Central Asia Before Islam: Abstract (Abdullaev)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Besides this, according to the ancient sources it can be determined that the arrival of the Ta Yueh-chih on the banks of Oxus is impossible after this date.
It is clear that they passed some time in the area between their initial homeland and the banks of Oxus.
They were also told that the king of the Sakas had been forced out of his homeland in the Pamir by the Yueh-chih.
www.britac.ac.uk /events/programmes/2004/abstracts/asia-abdullaev.html   (1060 words)

 UzReport.com - Mining/Metals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Oxus Gold plc has produced the first bar of silver from the Vysokovoltnoye gold and silver heap leach project in Uzbekistan.
Oxus Gold plc reported that the feasibility study by Wardell Armstrong of the Amantaytau Phase 2 Sulphide project of Amantaytau Goldfields (AGF) in Uzbekistan is complete, following an external review of the mining plan.
Oxus Gold plc, the UK gold mining group with interests in Central Asia, has agreed certain principal terms with Eurogold Limited to acquire its gold assets in Romania and the Ukraine.
www.uzreport.com /E/index.cfm?sec=7&subsec=24   (551 words)

 Oxus Gold - Website disclaimer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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Oxus Gold does not make any representations regarding any other Websites which may be accessed through this Website, and accordingly shall not be responsible for other content or use of such Websites.
The user acknowledges that he/she has read and understands this disclaimer and has agreed to be bound by the terms and conditions hereof.
www.oxusminingplc.co.uk /oxus_disclaimer.asp   (115 words)

 Independent, The (London): Oxus raises cash for Kyrgyz goldmine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
OXUS GOLD hopes to pursue the largest undeveloped gold resource in the Kyrgyz Republic, called Jerooy, after raising pounds 30.6m from an equity placing yesterday.
The government of the former Soviet central Asian country had told Oxus that it must have enough money to cover the whole of the development of the Jerooy mine before it can proceed.
Oxus has already spent more than pounds 6m on the prospect.
newssearch.looksmart.com /p/articles/mi_qn4158/is_20041201/ai_n12814574   (176 words)

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