With the mining industry generally being regarded as a male dominated industry, Tritton Copper Mines has launched a campaign to attract females to work in their underground operations.
Tritton Copper Mines is currently undertaking a major expansion of its operations with an expansion of the processing plant and the development of two new underground mines near […]
Wednesday, May 28th, 2008
Among the sector activity stories for Wednesday, March 26, from AP Financial News: NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of companies that produce nickel, a key ingredient in making stainless steel, rose Wednesday on fresh evidence of China’s growing appetite for the commodity.
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of regional banks fell Wednesday after an analyst said bad […]
Thursday, March 27th, 2008
Oil prices have plunged Monday at least temporarily retreat to record levels, investors were concerned that the financial crisis that forced the sale of Bear Stearns is a sign of deep economic difficulties.
Oil slump – falling $ US4.53 to settle at $ US105.68 barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange – came hours after futures […]
Tuesday, March 18th, 2008
Against a backdrop of rising iron ore prices, Brazilian steel producers should maintain high profit margins relative to their global peers during 2008, according to Fitch Ratings. Brazilian steel companies enjoy important competitive advantages, including modern production facilities, close proximity to sources of iron ore and a highly concentrated domestic market, which limits competition based […]
Saturday, March 15th, 2008
The skills required for Plant and Machinery Operations occupations in the minerals and energy industry are usually gained by experience in other related positions or through training programs conducted by individual companies, training providers or courses at TAFEWA.
The mines Safety and Inspections Regulations of 1995, which govern the mining industry in Western Australia, require […]
Wednesday, March 5th, 2008
Must see this actual not fake (i.e. Sri Lankan government soldiers and navy fool around like they sunk fisherman boat and tell the people “Oh We sunk LTTE boat”) It is courageous fight of LTTE sea tigers (No 1 freedom fighters, very broad and very active in the whole world) Sri Lankan Navy Dora gun […]
Wednesday, March 5th, 2008
Cenex, the UK’s first national centre of excellence for low carbon and fuel cell technologies, is hosting a joint two-day conference, exhibition and seminar on Low Carbon Vehicle Technology and Low Emission Transport Strategies, at The Source at Meadowhall, Sheffield, on Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th March.
The conference, hosted in partnership with the Sheffield City […]
Monday, February 25th, 2008
Booming uranium prices could tempt Anglogold Ashanti Ltd. , the gold mining arm of Anglo American , into uranium exploration in Australia, a company executive said on Wednesday.
Anglogold, which already mines some uranium as a by-product from gold mines in South Africa, was looking at the potential for yielding uranium from the Tropicana gold prospect […]
Wednesday, August 8th, 2007
Peabody Energy Corp. has pledged nearly one million tons of coal a year and up to $10 million in development funds to an Illinois plant planners say would become the nation’s first to commercially turn coal into liquid fuels for tomorrow’s big-rig trucks, buses, barges or jets.
St. Louis-based Peabody, as part of the deal announced […]
Friday, June 1st, 2007
A 32-year-old Ukrainian oligarch is planning to launch his $2bn (Â£1.01bn) iron ore mining group on London’s main market next month. The flotation will be the first full UK listing for a company from the former Soviet republic.
Konstantin Zhevago plans to raise around $500bn by selling a quarter of his holding in Ferrexpo, a mining […]
Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007