Abbreviations

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A

A-
Acting
AB
Alberta
Accnt
Accountant
Acct Mgr
Account Manager
adj
Adjoining, Adjacent
admin
Administration, Administrative
Admin
Administrator
Admin Mgr
Administration Manager
AK
Alaska
AL
Alabama
amalg
Amalgamated, Amalgamation
Amex
American Stock Exchange
amort
Amortization
approx
Approximately
AR
Arkansas
Asst
Assistant
AUD
Auditors
auth
Authorized
aver
Average, Averaging
AZ
Arizona

 

B

BC
British Columbia
BSE
Boston Stock Exchange
Bus Dev Mgr
Business Development Manager
Bus Mgr
Business Manager

 

C

CA
California
CAO
Chief Administrative Officer
cap
Capital(ization), Capacity
CBCA
Canada Business Corporations Act
CdaOTC
Canada Over-the-Counter
CEO
Chief Executive Officer
CFO
Chief Financial Officer
chart
Charter
Chief Eng
Chief Engineer
Chief Geol
Chief Geologist
Chm
Chairman of Board
CHX
Chicago Stock Exchange
CIO
Chief Information Officer
cl(s)
Claim(s)
CNQ
Canadian Trading and Quotation System
CO
Colorado
co(s)
Company, Compaies
com
Common
Comm Mgr
Communications Manager
conc
Concentrates
cons
Consolidate(d), Consolidation
cont('d)
Continue(d)
conv
Convertible
COO
Chief Operating Officer
Co-ord
Co-ordinator
Corp Dev Mgr
Corporate Development Manager
COW
Contract of Work
CT
Connecticut
CTO
Chief Technical Officer
cty(ies)
County, Counties
cu m
Cubic Metre(s)
cum
Cumulative
curr assets
Current Assets
cur liabs
Current Liabilities

 

D

d d
Diamond Drilling
DC
District of Columbia
DE
Delaware
deb(s)
Debenture(s)
decr
Decrease(d)
def
Deficiency, Deficit
dep
Deposit
depl
Depletion
deprec
Depreciation
Deputy Min
Deputy Minister
dev
Developed, Development
Dir
Director
Dir Gen
Director General
Dir-Comm
Director - Communications
Dir-Corp Aff
Director - Corporate Affairs
Dir-Corp Serv
Director - Corporate Services
Dir-Dev
Director - Development
Dir-Expl
Director - Exploration
Dir-Fin
Director - Finance
Dir-HR
Director - Human Resources
Dir-Invest Rel
Director - Investor Relations
Dir-Lab Serv
Director - Laboratory Services
Dir-Mktg
Director - Marketing
Dir-Purch
Director - Purchasing
Dirs
Directors
Dir-Sls
Director - Sales
dist
District
Dist Mgr
District Manager
div
Division
divd(s)
Dividend(s)

 

E

EIS
Environmental Impact Statement
Elec Supt
Electrical Superintendent
EM
Electromagnetic
Emp
Employees
eng
Engineering
Eng
Engineer
Eng Mgr
Engineering Manager
env
Environment(al)
Env Cont Mgr
Environmental Control Manager
Env Mgr
Environmental Manager
Env Supt
Environmental Superintendent
est
Estimate(d)
EX O
Executive Officer
exch
Exchange(d), Exchangeable
Exec Dir
Executive Director
Exec VP
Executive Vice-President
exer
Exercise(d), Exercisable
exp(s)
Expense(s)
expend(s)
Expenditure(s)
Expl Mgr
Exploration Manager
explor
Exploration, Exploring
Explor O
Exploration Officer

 

F

Fed
Federal
fin
Financial, Finance(s), Financing
Fin Adv
Financial Advisor
Fin Mgr
Financial Manager
Fin Officer
Financial Officer
FL
Florida

 

G

g
Gram
GA
Georgia
gen
General
Gen
General
Gen Couns
General Counsel
Gen Mgr
General Manager
geochem
Geochemical
geol
Geological
Geol
Geologist
geophys
Geophysical
govt
Government
gpt
Grams per tonne
grp
Group

 

H

H O
Head Office
ha
Hectare
HI
Hawaii
High Comm
High Commissioner
Hlth/Sfty Mgr
Occupational Health/Safety Manager
Hon
Honorary
Hum Res Coord
Human Resources Coordinator
Hum Res Mgr
Human Resources Manager

 

I

I-
Interim
IA
Iowa
ID
Idaho
IL
Illinois
IN
Indiana
inc
Incorporated, Income
incl
Include(s), Including
incr
Increase(d), Increasing
Ind Rel Mgr
Industrial Relations Manager
indic
Indicated, Indicates
int(s)
Interest(s)
intl
International
Intl
International
Invest Rel
Investor Relations
Invest Rel Mgr
Investor Relations Manager
invest(s)
Investments
IP
Induced Polarization
iss
Issue(d)

 

J

jt vent
Joint Venture

 

K

km
Kilometre(s)
KS
Kansas
KY
Kentucky

 

L

LA
Louisiana
Land Mgr
Land Manager

 

M

m
Metre(s)
M O
Mine Office
MA
Massachusetts
mag
Magnetometer
Man Dir
Managing Director
Materials Mgr
Materials Manager
max
Maximum
MB
Manitoba
MD
Maryland
ME
Montreal Exchange
ME
Maine
mfg
Manufacturing
m'g
Mining
Mgr
Manager
Mgr-Dev
Manager - Development
mi
Mile(s)
MI
Michigan
Mill Mgr
Mill Manager
Mill Supt
Mill Superintendent
min
Minimum
Min
Minister
Mine Mgr
Mine Manager
Mine Supt
Mine Superintendent
mkt(g)
Market(ing)
Mktg Mgr
Marketing Manager
Mktg Rep
Marketing Representative
MN
Minnesota
MO
Missouri
mo(s)
Month(s)
MS
Mississippi
MT
Montana
mtce
Maintenance
Mtce
Maintenance
Mtce Mgr
Maintenance Manager
Mtce Supt
Maintenance Superintendent
Mtce Supvr
Maintenance Supervisor
mtpd
Metric Tonnes Per Day

 

N

n c i
Net Carried Interest
n p i
Net Profits Interest
n r i
Net Revenue Interest
n s r
Net Smelter Return
n w i
Net Working Interest
NB
New Brunswick
NC
North Carolina
ND
North Dakota
NE
Nebraska
NH
New Hampshire
NJ
New Jersey
NL
Newfoundland and Labrador
NM
New Mexico
NS
Nova Scotia
NSX
National Stock Exchange
NT
Northwest Territories
NU
Nunavut
NV
Nevada
NY
New York
NYSE
New York Stock Exchange

 

O

o r i
Overriding Royalty Interest
O/P
Open Pit
ob d
Overburden Drilling
Office Mgr
Office Manager
Offs
Officers
OH
Ohio
OK
Oklahoma
ON
Ontario
oper activ
Operating Activities
oper(s)
Operation(s), Operator, Operated
opmt
Ounces Per Metric Tonne
Ops Mgr
Operations Manager
opt
Ounces Per Tonne
OR
Oregon
OTCBB
OTC Bulletin Board
oz
Ounce(s)

 

P

PA
Pennsylvania
PCX
Pacific Exchange
pd
Paid
PE
Prince Edward Island
perc d
Percussion Drilling
Pers Mgr
Personnel Manager
PGM
Platinum Group Metals
PHLX
Philadelphia Stock Exchange
Plant Mgr
Plant Manager
ppd
Prepaid
pref
Preferred
prelim
Preliminary
prep
Prepare(d), Preparation
Pres
President
prev
Previous(ly)
Process Mgr
Process Manager
prod
Production, Producer, Producing
Prod Mgr
Production Manager
Prod Supvr
Production Supervisor
Prod Mgr
Production Manager
Prog Dir
Program Director
Prog Mgr
Program Manager
Project Mgr
Project Manager
prop
Porperty
pros
Prospect(s), Prospecting
PS
Pink Sheet
Pub Rel Mgr
Public Relations Manager
purch
Purchase(d)
Purch Agt
Purchasing Agent
Purch Mgr
Purchasing Manager
pymt(s)
Payment(s)

 

Q

QC
Quebec
quar
Quater

 

R

rc d
Reverse Circulation Drilling
rec(d)
Receive(d)
recon
Reconnaissance
red
Redeemable
Ref Mgr
Refinery Manager
Ref Supvr
Refinery Supervisor
Reg Mgr
Regional Manager
rehab
Rehabilitation, Rehabilitated, Rehabilitating
Rep
Representative
res
Reserve(s)
Res & Dev Mgr
Research & Development Manager
Research Mgr
Research Manager
rev
Revenue
RI
Rhode Island
rt(s)
Right(s)
rylty
Royalty

 

S

SC
South Carolina
SD
South Dakota
Sec
Secretary
Sec-Treas
Secretary-Treasurer
Serv Mgr
Service Manager
Sfty Mgr
Safety Manager
sh(s)
Share(s)
shlder(s')
Shareholder(s')
SK
Saskatchewan
Sls Mgr
Sales Manager
Smelt Mgr
Smelt Manager
Spec
Special
State Rep
State Representative
Strat Plan
Strategic Planner
subord
Subordinate
subsid(s)
Subsidiary, Subsidiaries
Supt
Superintendent
Supvr
Supervisor
surf
Surface
SX/EW
Solvent extraction/electrowinning

 

T

tech
Technician
Tech Dir
Technical Director
Tech Mgr
Technical Manager
Tech Serv Mgr
Technical Services Manager
Tech Serv Supt
Technical Services Superintendent
TN
Tennessee
tpd
Tonnes Per Day
TR AG
Transfer Agent(s)
Trade Comm
Trade Commissioner
Treas
Treasurer
TSX
Toronto Stock Exchange
TSXV
TSX Venture
twp(s)
Township(s)
TX
Texas

 

U

U/G
Underground
USOTC
U.S. Over-The-Counter
UT
Utah

 

V

VA
Virginia
V-Chair
Vice-Chair
VLF
Very Low Frequency
VP
Vice-President
VP-Admin
Vice-President Administration
VP-Corp Aff
Vice-President Corporate Affairs
VP-Corp Comm
Vice-President Corporate Communications
VP-Corp Dev
Vce-President Corporate Development
VP-Cust Serv
Vice-President Customer Services
VP-Dev
Vice-President Development
VP-Eng
Vice-President Engineering
VP-Env Aff
Vice-President Environmental Affairs
VP-Expl
Vice-President Exploration
VP-Fin
Vice-President Finance
VP-Gov Aff
Vice-President Government Affairs
VP-Hum Res
Vice-President Human Resources
VP-Inf Syst
Vice-President Information Systems
VP-Invest Rel
Vice-President Investor Relations
VP-Mfg
Vice-President Manufacturing
VP-Mg
Vice-President Mining
VP-Mktg
Vice-President Marketing
VP-Ops
Vice-President Operations
VP-Plan
Vice-President Planning
VP-Prod
Vice-President Production
VP-Pub Rel
Vice-President Public Relations
VP-Sls
Vice-President Sales
VT
Vermont

 

W

w i
Working Interest
w/o
Write off
WA
Washington
WI
Wisconsin
Wrhse Mgr
Warehouse Manager
wt(s)
Warrant(s)
WV
West Virginia
WY
Wyoming

 

Y

YT
Yukon  Territory