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The Toronto stock market was higher mid-afternoon Thursday amid positive earnings news and despite rising tensions between Russia and Ukraine.
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4 hrs ago | The Washington Post
America Movil SAB is bidding as much as $1.96 billion to buy out Telekom Austria AG's minority investors, seeking to cement control of the European phone carrier after striking a shareholder pact with the government.
4 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Over the past week two major gold mining companies , Barrick Gold Corp. and Newmont Mining Corp., have been holding talks about a potential merger without any deal being made thus far.
4 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News
Barrick Gold Corp. has renewed its overtures to Newmont Mining Corp. to resume merger talks, the Globe and Mail reports.
9 hrs ago | Washington Times
A manufacturing company is planning a $7 million capital investment in its Manhattan plant, which is expected to create 100 new jobs.
13 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald
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.
13 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail
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.
17 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.
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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.