The planned cuts, about 21% of Murray’s workforce, will come largely at mines in Ohio and West Virginia, a state hit hard by recent coal mine closures and layoffs.
The mining industry is said to be one of the worst performers in matters of gender diversity. In fact, women represent only 16% of the workforce in the mining sector.
The return to higher exports would be driven in part by at least 16 major projects likely to go into production within five years.
It has a “smart” pump, boom works faster, and burns less fuel.
The China-Brazil deal means that in just three years Vale will be producing more than BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto combined.
The loan will be used for the development of the company's Red Chris gold and copper mine in northwest British Columbia.
Andrew Mackenzie also warned the proposed would damage the Australia’s economy and shift investment to main foreign competitor Brazil.
Inquiry comes amid claims the mining giants are driving prices down, severely damaging the country's economy .
More than 60 Canadian groups are urging the National Energy Board to suspend its review of TransCanada's application for its Energy East pipeline.
Ivan Glasenberg has once again slammed his competitors, who he accuses of damaging the credibility of the mining industry.
CEO Andrew Mackenzie announced the firm would cut capital and exploration expenditure to $9 billion in the 2016 financial year from $12.6 billion in 2015.
Forrest is blaming BHP and Rio for a fall in the price of iron ore as the pair continue to ramp up production.
The company's shares have lost over 40% of their value since it first listed in 2011 on the London Stock Exchange.
It also says it is still too early to determine long-term impacts on fish and drinking water.
The 14-months long investigation ended on April 10, with BHP accepting the charge of “causing an offensive odour,” and the EPA releasing just a single tweet about it.
It's estimated that the labour action generated about US$26 million in losses, forcing BHP to declare force majeure last week.
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But the miner revised down its 2015 U.S. iron ore sales and production volume estimate to 20.5 million tons, from its previous guidance for 22 million tons
With new rosters in place and job losses on the horizon, many in WA are asking how this will affect their home lives in coming years.
The company, dealing with aging mines, has been leaning on a wide range of new technologies to reduce operating costs and increase efficiencies.
The machinery giant doesn’t think it will remain strong for the rest of 2015.
The miner shipped 72.5m tonnes in the quarter, up 9% from a year earlier but down 12% sequentially.
More than 400 members of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) downed tools Wednesday, demanding the removal of the mine's general manager.
The employee was fatally injured in an accident while performing maintenance work on Saturday.
Prime Minister Chimed Saikhanbileg said Friday his country should take charge of how long a dispute a expansion of the copper and gold mine has taken.
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