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Shares of Barrick Gold were halted earlier after the company was fined $16 million by the Chilean government for environment issues.
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The operator of a Cold War-era plant in western Kentucky that supplies enriched uranium to nuclear power plants said Friday it planned to cease production after federal energy officials decided to end its work, putting more than 1,000 workers out of high-paying jobs with benefits.
Peabody Energy has added a business intelligence platform at its Bear Run Mine in Sullivan County, Ind., to track when employees start working during shifts and how long they are gone during lunch breaks.
The weak demand and prices that prompted Rio Tinto's titanium subsidiary to abandon a $4-billion expansion is now threatening hundreds of jobs at its Quebec plant.
After a four-month investigation, Chile's Environmental Superintendent said all construction work on Pascua-Lama must stop until Barrick builds the systems it promised to put in place beforehand for containing contaminated water.
Cliffs Natural Resources announced Friday that Hibbing Taconite and Northshore Mining have been awarded "Above and Beyond" awards for military support.
The strategic review will not necessarily result in any specific strategic or financial transaction and no timetable has been set for its completion.
's stock had its "buy" rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Jefferies Group in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, StocKRatingsNetwork.com reports.
's stock had its "buy" rating reiterated by investment analysts at Brean Murray in a note issued to investors on Thursday, Stock Ratings Network.com reports.
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's stock had its "sell" rating reaffirmed by research analysts at TheStreet in a report released on Thursday, Stock Ratings Network reports.
Kennecott Utah Copper laid off an unspecified number of employees Thursday as a result of a massive landslide that crippled the mine last month.
On a day when developing-world markets are down across the board, one group of stocks stands out for its solid gains: Emerging-market gold miners .
While some gold companies may boast attractive valuations at the moment, the atmosphere for mergers and acquisitions in the sector has cooled down considerably in the last year or so, says Jamie Sokalsky, president and chief executive officer of Barrick Gold .
Natural Resource Partners LP continues to make good progress diversifying away from leasing its owned coal reserves in central Appalachia and the Illinois Basin.
An Ohio doctor with an unfortunate moniker - Dr. Unk - is facing drunk driving charges after she slammed into a bicyclist while driving with a blood alcohol level twice the legal limit, police said.
Coeur Mining is a large primary silver producer with growing gold production. The company controls assets in the United States, Mexico, Bolivia, Argentina and Australia.