Mining news continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Trending on the Topix Network
Union officials say Stillwater Mining Co. has laid off 31 workers. Sandi Luckey of the Montana AFL-CIO tells the Billings Gazette the workers laid off over the weekend were not members of United Steelworkers local 11-0001.
The Boss, Bruce Springsteen, rocked CONSOL Energy Center and left fans wanting more.
Yet even as weakness in iron ore prices has held back Vale might finally mark the beginning of the end in the huge downturn that has brought Cliffs stock under so much pressure in recent years.
Goldcorp Inc. said Wednesday that its takeover offer for Osisko Mining Corp. did not meet its minimum conditions and it has allowed the bid to expire.
Iron ore prices have lost 16 percent so far this year, and that trend does not look ready to change anytime soon.
Arch Coal Inc., a U.S. producer of the commodity, cut its 2014 metallurgical coal production forecast by about 1 million tons while saying that domestic demand for the flammable rock as an energy source is improving.
"In particular, I am confident that Sandeep's focus on asset utilisation, cost reduction, increasing cashflow and simplicity of purpose will continue to accelerate the positive performance turnaround we have seen over the past four quarters," he said.
It all comes down to bridging a gap. The J. Lohr Structures Laboratory helps companies develop new materials and products-self-consolidating concrete columns and pre-stress concrete bridge girders-- that bridge a physical gap.
Barrick Gold Corp.'s founder and chairman Peter Munk cited the benefits of merging with rival Newmont Mining Corp., saying the world's largest gold producers would be able to cut costs amid the slump in the gold industry.
If you're looking for clean energy inspiration, we've had lots of it this past week, courtesy of a phenomenal group of Washington University students who are holding a sit-in until the school cuts ties with Peabody Energy, the world's largest coal company.
Natural Resource announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 22nd, Analyst Ratings Network reports.
The gold-mining sector is nothing if not volatile. Ahead by more than 20% for the year by February, it's now up by 11% after a 54% tumble during 2013 - and this week comes word that Newmont Mining and Barrick Gold were an inch away from a mega-merger.
The company's focus on managing expenses and delaying less cost-effective projects could help it ride out the current economic turmoil.
Stocks rose for a fifth day, as shares of JC Penney , Newmont Mining , Micron Technology and Pfizer gained.
Canada's main stock index was little changed on Monday in quiet Easter holiday trading as softer bullion prices weighed on gold miners, offsetting an otherwise mostly positive market.
A Tata company has jointly bid for a four-acre plot put up for long-term lease by the Mamata Banerjee government, the first known instance of the group making a fresh investment proposal in Bengal post the Singur pullout in 2008.