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Strathmore Resources geologist/field coordinator Brad Hill stands next to a water well drilled at the site of the proposed Roca Honda uranium mine. (Roberto E. Rosales/Journal)

Nation’s largest uranium mine planned for N.M.

Project could bring hundreds of jobs
It’s been more than a dozen years since the last uranium ore was mined in New Mexico, but a Canada-based company and a Japanese partner propose to break that spell soon.

Chairman, President and CEO, of PNM Resources, Pat Collawn rings the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on September 7, 2012 in New York City celebrating 40 years of being listed on the exchange.

Upbeat Forecast

PNM Resources positioned for ‘robust’ performance

Taos musician and teacher Dan Daily, left, works with Sandia microsystems engineer Kent Pfeifer on Daily’s MidiWing musical instrument. Daily said the instrument can be played by virtually anyone. (Courtesy randy montoya/sandia national laboratories)

New way to make music

MidiWing device lets anyone, especially disabled, join in

Rubber tires provide the base for these Energy Related Devices’ reinforced solar panels. The company wants to launch an assembly operation in Tucumcari that would meld standard industry panels with a unique sheet-metal backing that would help cool the solar cells and strengthen the panels. (COURTESY of ENERGY RELATED DEVICES)

Summit to showcase tech firms

Twelve companies will vie for potentially millions of dollars in venture funding this week at the an …