The coal industry is so hungry for workers that at least some coal companies are snatching up coal mining engineering students before they make it through four years of college.
“Our mining engineering technology only has about 10 students in the entire program right now,” Roger Owensby said. “Some students start out in the program, but […]

May 4th, 2008 Tags: BDT, Coal, coal mine, coal miner, coal mining, CONSOL, Eastern, Energy, energy field, Gas, Kentucky, mine, Miner, Miners, Mines, mining, Natural Gas, Owen, Pike, Price, technology, Virginia, West Virginia

Competition in the carbon and graphite products market is intense, particularly with regard to price, quality and service. Producers of graphite have regained their pricing power on account of global consolidation by numerous graphite electrode producers. Carbon products find application in areas including steel and aluminum production, glass making, aerospace industry, nuclear power, and electronics […]

April 17th, 2008 Tags: Aluminum, America, Asia, Asian, Cabot, Canada, China, Company, CONSOL, electronics, Europe, India, Japan, Market, mining, Mitsubishi, Nippon, Nova, Ovations, Power, Price, public relations, RUB, South America, steel, steel consumption, telephone, Tokai, United States

Abraxas Petroleum Corp. reported results for 2007 Tuesday, saying its net income rose to $56.7 million, or $1.22 a share, compared with net income of $700,000, or 2 cents a share, for 2006.
The company said the results consolidate income from the limited partnership it formed last year — Abraxas Energy Partners LP. Abraxas said […]

March 19th, 2008 Tags: Abraxas, Company, CONSOL, Energy, Energy Partners, Inco, Petroleum, San Antonio

World Energy Television goes live to NAPE Expo 2008 to interview attendees, exhibitors and energy decision makers on the upcoming prospects and technologies in the oil and gas industry presented at the convention. Watch as Jay Young, CEO of King Consolidated Inc., a company that is “doing very well financially” visits with World Energy […]

March 5th, 2008 Tags: Company, CONSOL, Energy, fuel, Gas, gas fuel, gas industry, Houston, mining, Oil, Oil and Gas, oil and gas industry, Price, Prices, technologies, Texas

Newmont Mining Corp. (NEM) elected Vincent Calarco as non-executive chairman, effective Jan. 1. The Denver gold company said Calarco succeeds Wayne Murdy, who will retire at the end of the year.

Newmont Mining said Calarco joined the board in 2000 and currently serves as chairman of the corporate governance and nominating committee and a member of […]

December 20th, 2007 Tags: ARCO, Audi, Audit Committee, Chairman, Company, CONSOL, Denver, Gold, mining, Mining Corp., Newmont, Newmont Mining, Newmont Mining Corp., Wayne, Wayne Murdy

Jeremy Caddy, President of Aldershot Resources Ltd., is pleased to announce that drilling has commenced at its Yuinmery Uranium Project, located 480km northeast of Perth.
Yuinmery has an historical resource of 1,288,000 lbs of contained uranium (see below) but needs redrilling to establish a National Instrument #43-101 compliant resource. The Company advises that a qualified person […]

July 19th, 2007 Tags: Atlin, Australia, Canada, chemical, CHF, Chile, Colombia, Company, Completion, CONSOL, Exchange, Exploration Company, mine, Miner, Mineral, mining, Mobil, Northern Territory, Orica, Perth, Price, Prices, Quebec, Resources, Shares, The TSX Venture, Uranium, Vancouver, Western Australia, Zambia

Mr. George Sanders, President, Consolidated Pacific Bay Minerals Ltd. is pleased to report that a diamond drill and crew have been secured for the Otish ground program and that an airborne uranium survey is now underway over the Company’s claims in the Papaskwasati and Matoush regions of the Otish Mountains, Quebec. The drill is […]

July 5th, 2007 Tags: Argentina, Bay, Canada, Company, CONSOL, Consolidated Pacific Bay Minerals Ltd., Diamond, Exchange, George Sanders, Gold, James, metal, mine, Miner, Mineral, Mines, mining, Mobil, Mont-Laurier, PacBay, Pacific Bay, Precious metal, Quebec, Resources, sands, The TSX Venture, Uranium, Valley

Venezuela moved closer to nationalizing its oil-rich Orinoco River basin, after four foreign oil companies signed deals giving Venezuela the lion’s share of the profits and two US companies pulled out altogether.
“ExxonMobil and ConocoPhillips are ending their participation in the exploration ventures,” Oil and Energy Minister Rafael Ramirez said Tuesday at the signing ceremony with […]

June 27th, 2007 Tags: America, British Petroleum, Chevron, Company, Conoco, ConocoPhillips, CONSOL, electricity, Energy, Export, Exxon, ExxonMobil, foreign oil, France, fuel, Hugo Chavez, IGHL, Latin America, Market, mining, Mobil, National Assembly, New York, Norway, Oil, oil giant, oil industry, oil reserve, oil reserves, oil revenue, oil revenues, OPEC, Orinoco, PDVSA, Petroleos de Venezuela, Petroleum, Phil Flynn, Phillips, Rafael Ramirez, state-run oil, Statoil, technology, telecommunications, United States, Venezuela, Venezuela’s National Assembly

Universal Uranium Ltd. and Silver Spruce Resources Inc. are pleased to announce the results of detailed lake bottom geochemistry surveys on the CMBNW and Jacques Lake properties, part of the CMB joint venture.
The results indicate significant uranium anomalies on both properties. The CMBNW block returned values ranging from background (less than 17 ppm) […]

June 27th, 2007 Tags: Ancaster, Ascenta Capital, BG, Bill Galine, Canada, Company, CONSOL, corporate communications, CP, Emerging, Exchange, Exploration Company, Gordon Barnhill, IGHL, Labrador, Lima, Longview, Mali, mine, Miner, Mineral, mining, Northwest, Paris, Peter Dimmell, Resources, Silver, Silver Spruce Resources Inc., The TSX Venture, Universal Uranium Ltd., Uranium, uranium miner

Steel producer OneSteel Ltd has proven its Project Magnet isn’t just a one-deal pony, signing a second long-term iron ore customer. Chinese steel producer Shanxi Haixin Iron & Steel Group Co Ltd (Haixin) will take up more than six million tonnes of iron ore over the life of the 10-year contract.

“The signing of this long-term export […]

May 23rd, 2007 Tags: Asia, Asia Pulse, Australia, CONSOL, Export, Iron Ore, Shanxi, steel, steel group, steel producer

Alcoa Inc. announced that it has reviewed Alcan’s continuity agreement with the Government of Quebec which identifies the requirements that Alcoa must meet regarding Alcan’s future operations in the Province in order to maintain certain of Alcan’s hydroelectric and water rights. In a letter to Alcan’s Board of Directors, Alcoa outlined the many ways in […]

May 18th, 2007 Tags: Africa, Alcan, Alcan Inc., Alcoa, Alcoa Inc., Aluminum, aluminum producer, aluminum producers, aluminum products, America, army, Audi, Australia, Bauxite mine, Bauxite Mining, BMO Capital Markets, BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF, Brazil, British Columbia, Brunswick, Canada, Center, Chairman, Columbia, commercial, Company, Completion, CONSOL, Corporate Headquarters, DIRECTORS OF, E Street, Earnings, Eastern, Education, Energy, energy costs, energy efficiency, energy regulator, Energy Regulatory Commission, energy supplies, engineered products, Environment, environmental law, Exchange, finance, Gas, gas emissions, Gold, Goldman, Goldman Sachs, Government of Quebec, Grants, greenhouse gas, greenhouse gas emissions, Guinea, Halco, Hamilton, Hydro, Iceland, IGHL, Knox, Knoxville, law, Lehman Brothers, London, Market, markets, metal, metal sales, mine, mining, mining equipment, Montreal, Natural Resources, New York, New York City, North America, Norway, Nova, NOx, Oil, Oman, Orica, Ovations, Paris, Pittsburgh, Power, Precision, Price, Prices, Quebec, Quebec government, Reliance, Resources, Rita, Saudi Arabia, Securities and Exchange Commission, services, Shares, South Africa, start-up, Steve, Switzerland, technologies, technology, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, United States, use gas, Water, World Economic Forum

Nickel hit a new high on the London Metal Exchange on Wednesday but drifted lower later in the day, along with other base metals on profit-taking ahead of today’s U.S. Federal Reserve meeting, traders and analysts said.
Nickel for delivery in three months, which has risen by some 53 percent this year, touched a new all-time […]

May 11th, 2007 Tags: Alcan, Alcoa, Aluminium, America, Base metal, BHP, BHP Billiton, Billiton, Company, CONSOL, Copper, Crude Oil, Europe, European Nickel, Exchange, fuel, LME, London, Maine, Market, markets, metal, mine, Miner, mining, New York, Oil, Price, Prices, Rio Tinto, Sempra, Shares, stainless steel, steel, Trade, United States, Zinc

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