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A manufacturing company is planning a $7 million capital investment in its Manhattan plant, which is expected to create 100 new jobs.
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Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. says it had US$340 million of net income in the first quarter, down from the same time last year but better than the company had expected at the beginning of 2014.
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Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. says it had US$340-million of net income in the first quarter, down from the same time last year but better than the company had expected at the beginning of 2014.
8 hrs ago | Washington Times
Supervisors in a western Pennsylvania township have approved permits for a company to drill for natural gas at Pittsburgh International Airport with almost two dozen conditions.
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.