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100 years of steelmaking

John Pandelios, an industrial engineer who worked at Weirton Steel for more than 31 years beginning in 1948 until his retirement in 1980, put together a timeline of the Weirton mill highlighting events from its founding in 1909 as the Weirton plant of the Phillips Sheet and Tin Plate Co., which was founded by E.T. Weir, James Phillips, David M.

2nd worker killed at Freeport mine

A contract security employee at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.'s Grasberg mine in Indonesia was shot and killed Sunday, the second deadly act of violence to occur near the Phoenix-based company's massive foreign complex in two days.

U.S. Steel’s Canadian workforce shrunk to 23 per cent

As of May, the workforce at U.S. Steel's Canadian operations had shrunk to only 23 per cent of the number of workers it promised to employ when it took over the former Stelco, according to documents filed with the Federal Court of Canada and obtained by The Canadian Press.

Massey foreman fined $1K for skipping drills

A Massey Energy foreman who pleaded guilty to a federal charge of failing to conduct safety drills has been fined $1,000. U.S. District Judge John Copenhaver also placed 43-year-old David R. Runyon on probation for a year at a hearing Thursday.

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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.