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Stop

1. An order to a broker to buy or sell a security at the best available price once a certain, stated price is reached. Suppose that price is $50. A stop order remains inactive until that security begins trading at $50, at which point the broker may fill the order at best price he/she is able to find. See also: Stop-limit order, Stop-loss order.

2. An order by the SEC to stop a new issue from taking place because of an omission or inaccuracy on its filing statement. See also: Deficiency letter.
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Mr Baird said Focus has developed two levels at The Mount, where stoping operations have now commenced.
Ground conditions in the long-hole stoping area were reviewed and have been deemed supportive of long-hole mining.
Ore production rates at Pinson will likely increase as soon as underhand stoping activities begin.
Much of the stoping planned for 2005 is in previously undeveloped blocks of ground, allowing more efficient mining and the operation of larger stopes.
A total of 2,116 metres of drifting (756 metres on the 100 metre level, 863 metres on the 150 metre level and 497 metres on the 200 metre level) has been undertaken to provide access for drilling, mapping and trial stoping operations to ascertain the continuity and characteristics of the Clavos mineralization.
High-grades of the test batch are indicative of successful efforts at trial stoping the Hollister Project narrow veins.
Underground work included 7,317 drilled meters and 17,000 tonnes of trial stoping (sublevel stoping mining method).
Near term, this drift should provide an additional 30-40 m of stoping on the Freiburg vein.