Rescue crews planned to start the hourslong five-mile trek into a West Virginia coal mine Thursday to find signs of possible survivors of the worst U.S. mining disaster in a generation.
Gov. Bobby Jindal says he's proposing the state set aside $65 million in its annual construction budget for a possible $2 billion pig iron plant in southeast Louisiana by steelmaker Nucor Corp.
Inmet Mining Corp. has arranged a $500-million equity financing through Ellington Investments Pte.
Australia's prime minister said March 30 that secrecy surrounding China's trial of four Rio Tinto workers for commercial spying leaves room for doubt about the convictions and a major Australian commerce group said the result could harm business confidence.
If the veto is finalized, it would invalidate a permit first issued in 2007 for the Army Corps of Engineers at the Spruce No.
Rio Tinto said Monday that in accordance with its company policies, it will terminate the employment of the four Shanghai-based employees convicted of bribery and spying charges, saying in a statement the evidence it had reviewed in relation to the bribery charges pointed to "deplorable" conduct that was "at odds" with its ethical culture.