Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) releases its report card on the condition of America’s infrastructure, and for the second time since 2013, our nation’s roads, bridges, waterways, airports and more scored a barely-passing D+.
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"The run-up in base metal prices, particularly after the US Presidential election, may be getting ahead of fundamentals."
The US Environmental Protection Agency won’t pay the $1.2 billion in claims filed by local governments, farmers, ranchers, tribes, and river-running raft companies.
Any re-instatement of sanctions will, if at all, pose minimal additional hurdles to new investors, BMI Research says.
It was an up and down year for commodities, but things ultimately finished in the black.
In a final report, the agency acknowledges that concentrations of some metals at the Animas river following the spill were higher than historical mine drainage.
The company, however, has decided to stay away from thermal coal assets due mainly to uncertainties over demand linked to climate concerns.
With this deal, Rio has now agreed to more than $1.3bn in divestments this year.
Industrial metals surge as US president elect vows massive infrastructure spending – budget could top $500 billion.
The deal includes a 17% interest in the Port Kembla Coal Terminal, south of Sydney.
The world’s largest miner sees electric vehicles boosting copper demand.
While met coal is clearly the star performer, thermal coal is probably the biggest upset – seaborne prices have jumped 65% in 2016 to above $80 a tonne.
The commodity research teams at Macquarie and Barclays, however, are not as optimistic when it comes to potash, aluminum and steel.
Move comes thirteen months after an EPA crew mistake caused millions of gallons of bright orange wastewater to taint rivers in Colorado, New Mexico and Utah.
The miner continues to look for new assets, including Anglo American’s 40% stake in their manganese joint venture — Samancor.
The worst is over, at least for base metals, says Moody's, but warns that challenging industry conditions should continue through to at least 2018.
Bauxite miners ride the wave as China steps up aluminum production.
Combined these mining and metal giants are worth $700 billion with operations in every corner of the world.
Iran's national development plan targets production of 2 million tonnes of copper per year by 2025.
A sharp reversal in metals and minerals prices during May see top mining companies shed billions in market value.
Sprott monthly market update with Rick Rule: Cobalt bubble coming; Kaminak & The Yukon; streaming & royalties
In the current bull market, with more equity available, streaming and royalty companies continue to provide much needed revenue in the base metals and industrial materials sectors.
Seven trading days in and already global mining investors are nursing double digit declines as everything from copper to met coal to silver take a beating.
Thanks to its innovative program that uses robots to recover the valuable parts from the millions of Apple devices discarded every year.
The issuing of export permits, however, will resume as soon as existing stockpiles shrink.
Today, we open up one of the world's most popular mobile handsets - the iPhone - to see what metals and materials make it all possible!