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Timminco says to expand silicon metal production

Canadaa s Timminco Ltd said on Tuesday it was in talks with Icelandic power company Orkuveita Reykjavikur for a power supply contract for its planned silicon metal facility in Iceland, sending its shares up as much as 24%. Timminco, a silicon producer, said it has secured about US$1-million in convertible debt financing from Icelandic private ...

A resourceful climate sceptic

NEVER mind the science, follow the money. It is perhaps not well known that celebrated climate sceptic Ian Plimer is on several mining company boards - which earned him more than $400,000 over the past two years - and has mining shares and options worth hundreds of thousands of dollars more.

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Kennecott proposing expansion of Utah copper mine

Kennecott Utah Copper Corp. is proposing an expansion of its Bingham Canyon mine that would extend its life to 2034.