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2 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Coal Company Cuts Off Ex-Miners From Their Health Benefits

More than one-thousand ex-coal miners are losing their promised health benefits in eight months.


Related Topix: Consol Energy, Healthcare Law, Law, US News, Liberal Political News

6 hrs ago | Cactus Thorns

obama gives lumps of coal to miners

A Pittsburgh-based coal company, CONSOL Energy, will lay off nearly 500 of its West Virginia workers next year.


Related Topix: Consol Energy, Activism

10 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Barrick Gold and Newmont Mining still open to merger: source

The world's two largest gold producers, Barrick Gold Corp. and Newmont Mining Corp. are still interested in merging, a person familiar with the matter said.


Related Topix: Barrick Gold, Newmont Mining Corporation of Canada

14 hrs ago |

Excellent Earnings, Tough Audience; Surprises Among the Leaders: Jim Cramer's Best Blogs

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Related Topix: Blog News, Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Alcoa, Business News

18 hrs ago | Metal Center News

7-2011: Mining Equipment

Makers of the giant trucks, shovels and other earthmoving equipment used by the mining industry are having trouble keeping up with the demand-which is good news for their steel suppliers.


Related Topix: Steel, Reliance Steel and Aluminum, Manufacturing, Construction, Industrial Machines, Joy Global, Marketing, Opinion

22 hrs ago | Metal Center News

5-4-2011 News: SDI Ventures into Copper Market

Steel Dynamics Inc., Fort Wayne, Ind., and Barcelona, Spain-based LaFarga Group have formed a partnership to construct a $39 million U.S. facility to produce wire rod from recycled copper.


Related Topix: Steel, Steel Dynamics, Fort Wayne, IN, Spain, World News, Allen County, IN, Opinion

Fri Apr 18, 2014

O-R Online

DCNR still waiting for permit for new dam at Ryerson

A year after an agreement was announced to rebuild the dam at Duke Lake at Ryerson Station State Park, the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is still waiting for a permit to move ahead with the project.


Related Topix: Consol Energy

The Age

MMG on track for $20b target

Growing a $2 billion company into a $20 billion company in less than a decade is not easy, but after the events of the past week, Andrew Michelmore might just do it.


Related Topix: Newcrest Mining

Wall Street Journal

Newmont Mining, Barrick Gold Merger Talks Break Down

Barrick Gold Corp. and Newmont Mining Corp. were in advanced talks this week over a deal that would have combined the world's two largest gold producers, according to people familiar with the matter.


Related Topix: Newmont Mining Corporation of Canada, Barrick Gold

The Columbus Dispatch

Slain woman's mother was murder-suicide victim

A woman who died in a shooting early yesterday at her North Side apartment complex had lost her mother in a murder-suicide five years ago.


Related Topix: Columbus, OH, Industrial Machines, Steel, Worthington Inds, Madison County, OH


Stillwater Mining production up, but VP resigns

Montana's largest mining company says its precious metals production rose modestly while recycled metal volumes dropped sharply in the first quarter of 2014.


Related Topix: Stillwater Mining

Alcoa Upgraded by RBC Capital to Sector Perform

The firm currently has a $15.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $12.00.


Related Topix: Alcoa

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Resource Investing News

Investors Watchful as Copper Market Sees Modest Gains

Copper prices have picked up this week, but investors are anxious that a slowdown in China's economic growth could abate demand for the red metal.


Related Topix: BHP Billiton

EVA Dimensions Downgrades Steel Dynamics to Hold

Shares of Steel Dynamics traded down 3.52% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $18.235.


Related Topix: Steel Dynamics, Steel

Business Journal

Finding water for fracking becoming 'critical issue' in Ohio

Finding vast amounts of water needed to frack in Ohio isn't an issue yet for oil and gas drillers, but it could be a problem.


Related Topix: Consol Energy, Columbus, OH, Geology, Science, Washington County, OH, Columbiana County, OH

Ill. county gives mine-expansion plan a boost

WSIL-TV reports the Saline County Board has signed off on Peabody Energy's proposal to pay for a new road as part of the company's quest to mine an additional 800 acres near its Cottage Grove Mine.


Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, Peabody Energy

Dividend Discount Model Indicates a Buy for Potash Corporation

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. is the world's largest integrated fertilizer and related industrial and feed products company by capacity.


Related Topix: Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan, Chemicals

The Economist

Schumpeter: Munk's tale

YOU can't be right all the time. In a 1995 profile of Peter Munk, the founder of Barrick Gold, a mining giant, The Economist concluded that the biggest problem facing the company was who would replace him as boss.


Related Topix: Barrick Gold

Wed Apr 16, 2014

O-R Online

Murray Energy ends medical coverage for salaried Consol retirees

Robert Murray, chief executive of Murray Energy Corp., speaks during an interview with an Associated Press reporter in his office at the Crandall Canyon Mine in Huntington, Utah, in August 2007.


Related Topix: Consol Energy, Huntington, UT

Coast Reporter

Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange

Osisko Mining Corp. . Miner. Up 51 cents, or 6.86 per cent, to $7.94 on 38.9 million shares.


Related Topix: Automakers, Oshkosh Truck, AgnicoEagle Mines


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