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Multinational group proposes $1.8 billion gas-conversion plant in Tacoma

The highlights of a proposal by Northwest Innovation Works, a Chinese-British partnership, for a natural gas-to-methanol plant on the former Kaiser Aluminum smelter site on the Tacoma Tideflats.


Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, Metals, Kaiser Aluminum, Kalama, WA

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Great Falls Tribune

Union: Stillwater Mining lays off 31 workers

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.


Related Topix: Stillwater Mining, Montana

CBS Local

Bruce Springsteen Coming Back For Concert At Soldiers & Sailors Hall

The Boss, Bruce Springsteen, rocked CONSOL Energy Center and left fans wanting more.


Related Topix: Consol Energy, Pop/Rock

The Motley Fool

Cliffs Natural Resources, Inc. Earnings: Is the Bottom Finally In?

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.


Related Topix: Cleveland Cliffs, Metals

Brandon Sun

Goldcorp bid for Osisko Mining expires, gold miner withdraws board nominees

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.


Related Topix: Automakers, Oshkosh Truck, Goldcorp

Resource Investing News

India Removes Ban on Iron Ore Mining in Goa, Iron Prices Continue Decline

Iron ore prices have lost 16 percent so far this year, and that trend does not look ready to change anytime soon.


Related Topix: Rio Tinto, Companhia Vale do Rio Doce, BHP Billiton

AK Steel takes bigger 1Q loss as costs rise

The company said Tuesday that the severe winter weather drove up its natural gas and electricity costs by $30 million compared to a year ago.


Related Topix: Steel, AK Steel Holding, Ashland, KY

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Arch Cuts Steelmaking Coal Output While Seeing Thermal Gains

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.


Related Topix: Arch Coal, Science / Technology

Canada NewsWire

Newcrest Mining Limited - Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer's Transition Timing

"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.


Related Topix: Newcrest Mining


Building Stronger Bridges

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.


Related Topix: South Dakota State University, Dakota State University, Engineering, Civil Engineering, Science, Norfolk, NE, Steel, Nucor

The Globe and Mail

Munk sees cost-saving potential in Barrick-Newmont merger

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.


Related Topix: Newmont Mining Corporation of Canada, Barrick Gold

Daily Kos

Students Sit-In, Rally to Get Washington University to Cut Ties With Peabody Coal

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.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Peabody Energy, Illinois, US News, Liberal Political News

Natural Resource Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.35

Natural Resource announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 22nd, Analyst Ratings Network reports.


Related Topix: Natural Resource Partners LP


Gold-Miner Fear is a Matter of Context

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.


Related Topix: Newmont Mining Corporation of Canada, Barrick Gold

Seeking Alpha

Cliffs Natural Resources: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

The company's focus on managing expenses and delaying less cost-effective projects could help it ride out the current economic turmoil.


Related Topix: Cleveland Cliffs, Metals, Financial Markets


Stocks: Sell in May and Go Away?

Stocks rose for a fifth day, as shares of JC Penney , Newmont Mining , Micron Technology and Pfizer gained.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, JC Penney, Retail, Newmont Mining Corporation of Canada, Semiconductors, Micron Technology, Electronics, Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Coeur Mining Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

Shares of Coeur Mining were the recipient of a large increase in short interest during the month of January.


Related Topix: Coeur D Alene Mines

Mon Apr 21, 2014


Canada Stocks-TSX flat in thin holiday volume; energy offsets golds

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.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Barrick Gold

The Telegraph

Tata is 'back', bids for Tolly plot

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.


Related Topix: World News, India, Automakers, Steel, Tata Motors, Tata Group,

Cameco Sees Unusually Large Options Volume

Shares of Cameco saw some unusual options trading on Monday. Investors acquired 3,212 put options on the company, Stock Ratings Network reports.


Related Topix: Cameco, Specialty Materials


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