No U.S. president has waxed as poetically about mining the moon the way John F. Kennedy did about landing on it. But that didn't stop four entrepreneurs from making their best pitches Sept. 11 to two empty chairs.
Heavy equipment manufacturer and distributor PT United Tractor (UNTR.JK) expects heavy equipment sales to rise to 9,500 units this year from the 8,467 units it sold in 2011, due to healthy growth in the country's non-mining sector, a senior company official told Dow Jones Newswires Thursday.
First Quantum Minerals (TSE:FM) is expanding its Kansanshi copper mine in Zambia.
The company announced Wednesday that annual copper production will increase by 60% to 400,000 metric tons by the end of 2014, from its current 250,000 t/a, Fox Business News reported:
A new species of enormous crocodile, measured at 20 feet long, has been discovered by University of Florida researchers in a Colombia coal mine, the Gainsville Sun reports. The excavations at the site were led by Jonathan Bloch, associate curator of