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Metals and minerals industry
September 24, 2020
Wilson: 'We're like the canaries in the coal mine'
Rita Wilson explains why she and husband Tom Hanks are taking part in COVID-19 health study, after contracting the virus ...
September 24, 2020
Executive leaves mine project amid recorded comment fallout
The man helping lead efforts to develop a copper and gold mine near the headwaters of a major salmon fishery in Alaska has ...
September 23, 2020
Wave of massacres signals new chapter in Colombia's conflict
Jose Manuel Mancilla was taking a break from his job at a local gold mine. So on Sunday he gathered with friends at a ...
September 19, 2020
Trump seeks rural votes in battleground Minnesota
President Donald Trump stumped for votes in rural Minnesota, predicting his Democratic opponent, Joe Biden, would terminate ...
September 16, 2020
US companies seeking tariff relief faced red tape, delays
Companies seeking relief from President Donald Trump’s taxes on imported steel and aluminum ran into long delays and ...
September 12, 2020
More than 50 killed at collapsed gold mine in eastern Congo
More than 50 people are dead after landslides caused the collapse of three artisanal gold mines near the city of Kamituga in ...
September 11, 2020
Rio Tinto CEO to leave over destruction of Indigenous sites
Rio Tinto chief executive Jean-Sebastien Jacques will leave the Anglo-Australian mining giant by March over the destruction ...
September 09, 2020
Zimbabwe government announces mining ban in national parks
Zimbabwe’s government says it has banned mining in its national parks, but an environmental group that had taken court action ...
September 08, 2020
Zimbabwe group tries to stop Chinese coal mine in game park
An environmental group in Zimbabwe has applied to the country’s High Court to stop a Chinese firm from mining coal in Hwange ...
September 05, 2020
Judge mostly OKs regulators' handling of mine water permit
A judge ruled the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency did not deviate from most of its procedures when it issued a key water ...
September 04, 2020
Wyoming lauds US carbon capture study; utility skeptical
Wyoming’s governor is promoting a Trump administration study that says capturing carbon dioxide emitted by coal-fired power ...
August 25, 2020
Rio Tinto CEO loses $3.5M over destroyed Indigenous sites
Rio Tinto chief executive Jean-Sebastien Jacques will lose around $3.5 million in bonuses due to the destruction of ...
August 24, 2020
Corps: Alaska mine would have adverse impacts on salmon site
A proposed gold and copper mine at the headwaters of the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery in Alaska would cause ...
August 23, 2020
Report: Trump administration to block proposed Alaska mine
The Trump administration plans to block a proposed copper and gold mine near the headwaters of a major U.S. salmon fishery ...
August 21, 2020
Environmental groups challenge Ohio gas storage permits
Environmental groups have asked an Ohio appeals court to revoke drilling permits granted by a state agency for construction ...
August 15, 2020
After brief trade truce, US slaps levy on Canadian aluminum
After more than two years of browbeating and trade sanctions on Canada and Mexico, President Donald Trump strong-armed the ...
August 11, 2020
The Latest: Confirmed coronavirus cases reach 20 million
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The confirmed number of coronavirus cases in the world has reached 20 million. That’s according to the ...
August 08, 2020
Shipyard, union reach tentative deal to end strike in Maine
Navy shipbuilder Bath Iron Works and production workers reached a tentative agreement to end a strike that has stretched on ...
August 07, 2020
Big Nevada gold mine expansion on hold in face of opposition
Facing fierce opposition from conservationists and tribal leaders on multiple fronts, Nevada’s largest mining company has ...
August 06, 2020
Trump says he'll listen to both sides on Alaska mine project
President Donald Trump said Wednesday he would “listen to both sides” after his eldest son and a campaign adviser urged him ...
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