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1 hr ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Va. coal miner dies in apparent electrocution

The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy says 41-year-old Michael Junior Justice of Rowe died Wednesday following an incident at CONSOL Energy's Buchanan Mine No.

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Related Topix: Consol Energy

1 hr ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Tinkler won't budge on Wilkie Creek deal

Tenacious: Sources say Mr Tinkler hopes to sell Wilkie Creek into a WA shell company.

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Related Topix: Peabody Energy

5 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

A Barrick Gold And Newmont Mining Merger, Part 1

Back in April of this year, Barrick Gold announced that it had been informed by Newmont Mining Corporation that Newmont's Board had decided to terminate merger discussions with the company.

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Related Topix: Barrick Gold, Newmont Mining Corporation of Canada

5 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

A Barrick Gold And Newmont Mining Merger, Part 2

In Part 1 of this article, I discussed why a merger of Barrick and Newmont , creating one company in the process, wasn't a good idea.

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Related Topix: Barrick Gold, Newmont Mining Corporation of Canada, Australia, Oceania, World News

9 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Molycorp: Sans Oaktree Financing, Q1 2015 Bankruptcy Likely

For a company whose market capitalization is under $1 billion, Molycorp, Inc. sure has a lot of rabid interest.

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Related Topix: Molycorp, Metals

12 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Gold Fields plans South Deep mining switch

Gold Fields is exploring two new mining methods at its South Deep mine, which would have become South Africa's biggest for bullion by 2015 had it not been for delays, chief executive Nick Holland said.

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Related Topix: Gold Fields, GFI Software

17 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Ex-BHP chair Don Argus calls $16b demerger 'inspired'

Former BHP Billiton chairman Don Argus said the mining giant's controversial decision to spin off a $US15 billion resources company is "a very inspired move" and will create value in a suite of assets overlooked by the market.

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Related Topix: BHP Billiton, Metals

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Resource Investing News

Potash Prices Still Sluggish, Could Be Affecting Potential Jansen Partnerships: BHP

This week, BHP Billiton announced that it plans to spin off some US$16 billion in businesses in order to focus on iron , copper , coal , petroleum and possibly potash .

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Related Topix: BHP Billiton, Agriculture, Science

Business Journal

BP, ConocoPhillips and others bid big for Gulf of Mexico drilling

BP PLC , ConocoPhillips , Chevron Corp. , BHP Billiton Ltd. and Venari Resources LLC were the most active bidders in the lease sale that drew high bids for 81 tracts covering 433,823 acres on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf offshore of Texas.

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Related Topix: BP plc, Oil & Gas, ConocoPhillips, Energy, Chevron Corporation, BHP Billiton, Metals

AmericanBankingNews.com

BHP Billiton Limited

BHP Billiton Limited announced a semiannual dividend on Wednesday, August 20th, Analyst RN reports.

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Related Topix: BHP Billiton, Metals

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Buying: R Janet Whitmore Acquires 1,150 Shares of Nanophase Technologies Stock

Nanophase Technologies Director R Janet Whitmore bought 1,150 shares of Nanophase Technologies stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 19th.

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Related Topix: Specialty Materials, Nanophase Technologies

Indiana's NewsCenter

Steel Dynamics Partners With Manchester University

Manchester University and Steel Dynamics, Inc. are teaming up for a specialized program at the University's Fort Wayne Campus.

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Related Topix: Steel, Steel Dynamics, Fort Wayne, IN

The Globe and Mail

Glencore makes good on pledge with $1-billion buyback

Commodities group Glencore became the first of the large miners to honour promises to return cash to shareholders, announcing a share buyback programme of up to $1-billion as it reported forecast-beating first-half profit.

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Related Topix: Glencore International AG, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Blount International, Companhia Vale do Rio Doce

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Historic Hotels of America Awards of Excellence recognize and celebrat... )--Fitch Ratings has assigned the following program rating based on the Ohio School District Credit Enhancement Program to Fairfield City School District, OH's (the district...

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Related Topix: Steel, United States Steel

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Business Journal

a BHP to spin off new metal and mining company

Energy and mining giant BHP Billiton Ltd. will spin off its aluminum, manganese, nickel, silver and some of its coal operations into a new company, called only "NewCo" for now.

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Related Topix: BHP Billiton, Metals

Brandon Sun

B.C. mine breach leads nuclear safety commission to seek safety checks

Contents from a tailings pond is pictured going down the Hazeltine Creek into Quesnel Lake near the town of Likely, B.C. on August, 5, 2014.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Specialty Materials, Cameco

Canada.com

B.C. mine breach leads nuclear safety commission to seek safety checks

Users of the social media site Pinterest share photos of tattoos that just may cross the boundaries of good taste.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Specialty Materials, Cameco

Seeking Alpha

Will The Fed Bring Silver Further Down?

Silver stocks such as Pan American Silver and the ETF iShares Silver Trust also tumbled down last week.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Pan American Silver

Forbes.com

Funds Added To Peabody Energy Positions

At Holdings Channel , we have reviewed 3,695 13F filings for the 06/30/2014 reporting period, and looked at the various S&P 500 components held by each of these reporting hedge funds and other 13F filers.

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Related Topix: Peabody Energy, Financial Markets

Seeking Alpha

McEwen Mining Has A High Price But So-So Assets

McEwen Mining is trying to grow into a mid-tier gold producer. Many investors buy the company just because of the CEO, Rob McEwen.

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Related Topix: Goldcorp, Geology, Science

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