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3 hrs ago | Houston Press
Houston wasn't hit by a hurricane this season, but there are questions about what will happen to the San Jacinto Waste Pit superfund site the next time a hurricane roars through town.
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5 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha
As an investor who doesn't mind a conservative income-driven play every once in a while, I've decided to shift my focus to the industrial metals & mining sector and highlight several of the reasons behind my decision to remain bullish on shares of Cameco Corp. .
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The Rating Outlook is Stable. Tenaris' rating is driven by its conservative financial profile, geographically diversified revenues and strong business position.
Glencore's former No. 2 aluminum trader Matt Lucke has opened a physical metals trading firm, becoming the first high-profile alumni of the commodity trading giant's powerful metals business to return to the market since its takeover of Xstrata in May. The 40-year old American told Reuters last week he has returned to trading just six months after ... (more)
With all-in sustaining costs of more than $1,200 an ounce, it shouldn't have surprised many investors that IAMGOLD and Eldorado Gold linking their dividend to the price of gold or paying it in actual bullion as Gold Resource that have all-in sustaining costs well below $800 per ounce, weathering the storm should not be a problem compared to those ... (more)
A general view of El Transito Valley, close to El Morro's mining project, north of Santiago, June 3, 2012.
After six years of a gloomy recession and shaky recovery, the U.S. economy looks poised to regain its glow next year with stronger job growth, bigger income gains for more people and a resurgence of homeowners moving up into new digs.
USEC Inc, a supplier of enriched uranium for commercial nuclear power plants, said it expected to file for bankruptcy protection as part of a deal with its bondholders, sending the company's shares down as much as 52 percent.
An investigation is underway to determine what led to an explosion at a United States Steel Corp. plant that killed one worker and injured others.
With precious metal prices in free-fall, gold and silver miners have been cutting costs like mad to make themselves more profitable-and more attractive to investors, while even low-cost products like Hecla Mining doing what they can to be more efficient.
Alcoa Inc has signed a long-term deal worth about $110 million to supply titanium and aluminum parts to planemaker Airbus from its recently overhauled facility in Cleveland.
Arnold Van Den Berg , CEO and co-chief investment officer of Century Management, is a veteran value investor who pays homage to Benjamin Graham.
The worries have arisen because Novelis sold its consumer products division, which includes foil making factories in Toronto and Burnaby, B.C., and three distribution centres, to competitor Reynolds manufactures a competing product to Alcan foil called Reynolds Wrap, and employees worry the U.S-based consumer products giant will shut the Canadian ... (more)
John Thornton, incoming chairman of Barrick Gold Corp., is pictured on Dec. 5, 2013.
Company spokeswoman Courtney Boone said Sunday that the accident happened overnight at U.S. Steel Great Lakes Works in Ecorse.