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59 min ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Arch Coal, Science / Technology

5 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Newcrest Mining

6 hrs ago | Newswise

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.

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

9 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Newmont Mining Corporation of Canada, Barrick Gold

13 hrs ago | 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.

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

15 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Natural Resource Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.35

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

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Related Topix: Natural Resource Partners LP

16 hrs ago | Barron's

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.

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Related Topix: Newmont Mining Corporation of Canada, Barrick Gold

17 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Cleveland Cliffs, Metals, Financial Markets

19 hrs ago | Barron's

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.

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

Yesterday | AmericanBankingNews.com

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.

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Related Topix: Coeur D Alene Mines

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Reuters

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.

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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.

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

AmericanBankingNews.com

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.

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Related Topix: Cameco, Specialty Materials

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

One primar... )--Fitch Ratings today published an updated rating criteria report for Trust Preferred collateralized debt obligations .

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Commerce, TX, Cleveland Cliffs, Metals

TheStreet.com

Newmont Mining (NEM) Stock Is Up On Merger Deal Speculation

Bloomberg reported today that the talks broke down after the two companies could not agree on which gold mines they should spin off in the event the deal went through.

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Related Topix: Newmont Mining Corporation of Canada, Financial Markets

Barron's

Goldman Sachs: Arch Coal Good, Walter Energy Bad

Just because Walter Energy and Arch Coal are coal miners doesn't mean they should be treated the same-as Goldman Sachs made clear when it downgraded Walter Energy and upgraded Arch Coal.

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Related Topix: Construction, Industrial Machines, Metals, Walter Industries, Arch Coal

AmericanBankingNews.com

Steel Dynamics Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts

Steel Dynamics has received a consensus rating of "Buy" from the twelve analysts that are presently covering the company, StockRatingsNetwork.com reports .

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Related Topix: Steel Dynamics, Steel

Nanaimo Daily News

Barrick Gold stock slips, Newmont shares rise amid reports of stalled talks

In this Jan. 29, 2014 photo, a drill finishes up the blast pattern at Barrick Gold Corp.'s Cortez Hills, Nev., open pit site.

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Related Topix: Barrick Gold, Newmont Mining Corporation of Canada

AmericanBankingNews.com

Antofagasta plc

's stock had its "sell" rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Deutsche Bank in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports.

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Related Topix: Antofagasta

Reuters

RPT-DEALTALK-Canadian gold mining's bidding war shows appeal of buy over build

A takeover battle for Canada's Osisko Mining Corp, involving three of the world's top gold producers, is more than just a testament to the quality of the company's low-cost mine, it also spotlights a shortage of top-class gold assets in politically stable areas of the world.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Goldcorp, Barrick Gold

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