Federal investigators say they can't determine how a foreman for coal producer Consol Energy fell into the Ohio River in northern West Virginia and drowned late last year.
Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection has asked the Environmental Protection Agency to revoke a permit a CONSOL subsidiary uses to inject water into the Morris Run Borehole at the defunct Blacksville Number One Mine.
London, 15 October 2009 - Randgold Resources plans to move swiftly towards a bankable feasibility study on the Moto gold project following the completion today of its business combination transaction with Moto Goldmines Limited, chief executive Mark Bristow said.
Canada's Timminco Ltd said on Friday it will increase silicon metal production at its Becancour plant and recall some staff in response to additional purchase commitments from customers.
Harsco Corp. has announced new agreements between Harsco Minerals and two of Austria's leading stainless and specialty steel producers to recycle their metalmaking slags into commercial applications.
The Department of Energy said Thursday it no longer expects to give $30 million for demonstration work at a uranium-enrichment plant in southern Ohio.
Irving, TX, October 13, 2009 - Fluor Corporation announced that it was awarded the Project Management Institute's 2009 Project of the Year Award for work performed on Newmont Mining Corporation's 242 megawatt TS Power Plant project in Northern Nevada.
The owner of a Nevada gold mine cited for excessive mercury emissions has signed an agreement with state environmental regulators allowing it to resume operations, officials said Tuesday.
The job losses will be spread among seven French locations. Initial efforts will be to reduce employment through voluntary departures.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. With earnings reports arriving in earnest this week, investors are likely to get a boost in optimism or an unpleasant surprise.
Eleven senior citizens protesting mountaintop removal mining in southern West Virginia are continuing a 25-mile trek from Charleston to a mine owned by Virginia-based Massey Energy.
Nine environmental activists over age 55 are starting a 5-day, 25-mile march to protest mountaintop removal mining in southern West Virginia.
The Bhilai Steel Plant in India is facing a severe water crisis. The steel works, which belongs to the state-owned Steel Authority of India, is likely to suffer from production cutbacks if the water crisis cannot be avoided.
Siemens AG said Wednesday that it has offered to negotiate settlements with seven former senior managers from whom it is seeking damages in connection with a massive bribery scandal a ' and set a mid-November deadline for them to respond.
The Indonesian gold and copper mine of U.S. company Newmont remained closed Wednesday after a rockslide last week, a spokesman said.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- West Virginia environmental officials now say a nearby coal mine may not be the only reason fish are dying in Dunkard Creek.
The Toronto stock market was negative at mid-morning Monday, led by drops in mining and energy stocks on lower prices for crude and metals.
The September rally continued Wednesday on renewed belief of a global economic expansion.
An elderly activist opposed to mountaintop removal mining is organizing a five-day, 25-mile march of senior citizens from Charleston to a Massey Energy operation.
Rio Tinto Alcan is preparing to restart idled production capacity at its Vaudreuil alumina refinery, the company said Thursday.
Although uncertainties still remain for the economy, China's stimulus plans have won applauses at the Summer Davos forum, where about 1,400 world business leaders and policy makers gathered to find ways to relaunch world economic growth.
Harry Winston Diamond Corp. says a new operating plan for the Diavik diamond mine in Canada's Far North would see a winter shutdown cancelled and 2010 delivery ramped up to 7.5 million carats of diamonds or more.