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2 hrs ago | The Ecologist

Rio Tinto's 'sustainable mining' claims exposed

Global mining giant Rio Tinto markets itself as a 'sustainable company', writes Kemal Ozkan.


Related Topix: Rio Tinto

7 hrs ago | The Age

When BHP's boss met Putin

Strong ties: Russian President Vladimir Putin speaking to business leaders at the World Economic Forum during the global financial crisis Before taking over the top job at BHP Billiton, Andrew Mackenzie met a world leader with enormous influence over the global resources sector: Vladimir Putin.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Rio Tinto

11 hrs ago |

Consol, Range hamstrung by lack of pipelines

Consol Energy Inc. more than doubled its gas production during the past three months, compared with the same period in 2013, but like other Marcellus Shale operators, it's eager to get its gas out of this region and to more lucrative markets.


Related Topix: Consol Energy, Michigan

15 hrs ago | Business Journal

Newmont Mining to open $1 billion gold mine in South America

Newmont Mining Co. says it will develop a gold mine in the South American nation of Suriname at a cost of $900 million to $1 billion.


Related Topix: Newmont Mining Corporation of Canada, Greenwood Village, CO

18 hrs ago | Business Journal

Tax abatement coaxes automotive supplier to Clarksville

Delaware-based Shiloh Industries plans to bring 150 jobs and about $20 million in investment to the Clarksville site formerly home to a Contech/Metal Forge factory.


Related Topix: Shiloh Industries, Steel

22 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Rio Tinto abandons Mozambique

The Riversdale acquisition famously led to the sacking barely two years later of former chief executive Tom Albanese, when the assets were impaired by $US3 billion dollars.


Related Topix: Rio Tinto

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The new shares are dis... )--Pulaski Financial Corp. reported net income available to common shareholders for the quarter ended June 30, 2014 of $2.8 mill... )--Newmont Mining Corporation will invest in developing the Merian gold mine in Suriname with strong local support for the project and expected all-in sustaining c... )--Mike Sickels, chairman ... (more)


Related Topix: Newmont Mining Corporation of Canada, UGI, Energy, Oil & Gas, Amerigas Partners lp

Brandon Sun

Canadians senior gold miners set to report second-quarter results

Canada's senior gold producers are expected to boast about their ability to trim costs some of the biggest names in the sector report their second-quarter results Wednesday.


Related Topix: Barrick Gold, Kinross Gold

Northern Life

The end of Cliffs in the Ring of Fire?

A New York hedge fund proclaims it's won a bitter proxy fight with Cliffs Natural Resources to achieve majority control of the Ohio iron ore and coal miner's board of directors.


Related Topix: Cleveland Cliffs, Metals


UPDATE 2-Higher shipments, prices help AK Steel post surprise profit

AK Steel Holding Corp reported a surprise quarterly profit as prices rose and it shipped more steel, sending its shares up nearly 8 percent to their highest in two years.


Related Topix: Steel, AK Steel Holding, West Chester, OH, Chester, OH

Arch Coal posts bigger 2Q loss

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Related Topix: Arch Coal, Oklahoma

Waste Management selling subsidiary for $1.94B

It is selling Wheelabrator Technologies Inc., which owns or runs 17 waste-to-energy facilities and four independent power-producing plants in the U.S. The business also has four ash monofill landfills, three transfer stations and an ongoing development and construction project in the U.K. Wheelabrator's 2013 revenue totaled about $845 million.


Related Topix: Environmental, Waste Management, Wallbridge Mining Company, Metals

Seeking Alpha

Potash Corp. Q2 EPS Clears Low Bar, Year Over Year Sales And Earnings Lower

While Potash Corp. reported better than expected earnings per share of $0.56 on July 24, investors should still be wondering when the negative year over year comparisons will end.


Related Topix: Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan, Chemicals

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Gina Rinehart says MRRT scrapping "isn't about making Gina richer"

Gina Rinehart's $10 billion Roy Hill iron ore project in WA has reached the halfway point of construction.


Related Topix: Rio Tinto

International Business Times

93% of Mining Leaders See Extremely Low or Zero Growth Prospect for...

A miner holds a lump of iron ore at a mine located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia in this December 2, 2013 file photo.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, BHP Billiton

Rubicon Minerals Corp. Sees Significant Decline in Short Interest

Shares of Rubicon Minerals Corp. were the recipient of a large decline in short interest in July.


Related Topix: Rubicon Minerals

Wall Street Journal

Can Rice Sorters, Car Assembly Lines Inspire Mining Industry?

PERTH, Australia-Global mining companies have scoured deserts, mountains and jungles for resources to rev up their profits.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Rio Tinto

Edmonton Journal

Toronto stock market moves lower ahead of earnings, economic data

The Toronto stock market was in the red, led by energy stocks, on Monday morning ahead of a heavy slate of earnings from resource companies this week.


Related Topix: Canada, Financial Markets, North America, World News, Barrick Gold

Resource Investing News

Freeport's Deal to Resume Indonesian Exports: What Investors Can Learn

Last Friday, Freeport-McMoRan saw the light at the end of the tunnel for its Indonesian copper woes.


Related Topix: Real Estate, Freeport, Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Newmont Mining Corporation of Canada


Focus on Delivery as Tongon Deals With Challenges

Randgold Resources' Tongon gold mine in Cote d'Ivoire is continuing to make headway in its drive to overcome the technical issues that have impacted its performance, chief executive Mark Bristow said here today.


Related Topix: Randgold Resources


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