Bakken oil strike
Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. reported a first quarter 2008 net loss of $187,000 or $0.01 per common share. Complete details of the company’s financial performance in the first quarter can be found its Form 10-Q which has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Michael Reger, Chief Executive Officer of Northern said, “Northern […]
May 19th, 2008 – Posted in Oil and Gas
Unionized workers at Colombia’s Cerro Matoso ferronickel mine accepted a company offer on Sunday to end a four-week strike that has hit global nickel prices, a labor union leader said.
BHP Billiton , which operates the mine in northern province of Cordoba, declared force majeure on Friday on nickel deliveries from Cerro Matoso because of the […]
March 31st, 2008 – Posted in Nickel
The Rosebel gold mine in Suriname has been temporarily shut down after workers went on strike, company officials said. A number of workers began the strike Thursday night at the mine, located about 100 kilometers (60 miles) south of the capital of Paramaribo, the mine’s parent company IAMGold Corp. said Friday in a statement.
Several calls placed […]
January 28th, 2007 – Posted in General, Precious metal
A tentative deal has been reached to resolve a strike that idled the Iron Ore Company of Canada mine in Labrador City. IOC and the United Steelworkers hammered out the deal over the weekend. About 1,000 workers had gone on strike March 9.
“The five-year pact includes base wage increases in each year, increases in pensions, medical […]
April 23rd, 2007 – Posted in Iron Ore
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March 5th, 2008 – Posted in Uncategorized
Nigerian oil workers ended a strike that cut the country’s oil output over the last several days. The head of the union at an Exxon Mobil Corp. unit said members would return to work after negotiators reached an agreement with management about pensions. Exxon Mobil said in a statement that it was restarting production.
Nigeria produces about […]
May 2nd, 2008 – Posted in Oil and Gas
Oil workers in Nigeria threatened to resume a strike they called off after two days in September, accusing the government of reneging on the promises it made to them two months ago.
Officials of the country’s two oil workers’ unions Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) and National Union of Petroleum and […]
November 12th, 2006 – Posted in General, Oil and Gas
More than half of Poland’s coal miners support a full-scale strike to protest restructuring plans, union leaders said Friday, despite warnings from the government the move would be a costly mistake.
More than 62 percent of Poland’s 120,000 miners participated in a trade union vote Thursday and the overwhelming majority supported staging a 24-hour stoppage next […]
January 19th, 2007 – Posted in Coal, General
Union members will not walk off the job at Xstrata’s nickel operations in Sudbury after the two sides reached a new tentative collective agreement before deadline, the union said on Thursday. “The strike has been revoked,” said Canadian Auto Workers union spokesman Richard Paquin.
The bargaining committee is recommending that members vote in favor of the new […]
February 2nd, 2007 – Posted in General, Nickel
Century Aluminum Co. and the United Steelworkers said Tuesday they reached a tentative agreement on a restructured last, best and final offer. Monterey-based Century had announced plans Monday to close its Ravenswood, W.Va., facility in the wake of a 72-hour strike notice from the union.
The company had said the action could put the future […]
August 2nd, 2006 – Posted in General
Chile’s Escondida, the world’s largest copper mine, saw production fall 1.25 percent in 2006 due to a 25-day strike over wages. Escondida, owned by global miner BHP Billiton Ltd. Plc , said copper production for the year amounted to 1,255,559 tonnes, down from 1,271,472 tonnes in 2005.
The shortfall came after workers at the mine in northern […]
January 26th, 2007 – Posted in General
Tens of thousands of truckers in Spain are on strike over soaring fuel costs, parking their big rigs and snarling traffic around Madrid and Barcelona.
The Spanish protest is one of a number across Europe, and comes as a Spanish fishermen’s protest against high fuel prices enters a second week, with smaller boats now joining the […]
June 10th, 2008 – Posted in Oil and Gas