Bakken oil strike

Bakken oil strike

Union leaders in Guinea have given President Lansana Conte one week to name a prime minister, saying they will restart a suspended general strike in the West African country if he fails, a union negotiator said on Tuesday.
The public ultimatum reflects the suspicions of union bosses that Conte is dragging his feet over implementing a […]

February 6th, 2007 – Posted in Bauxite, General

Donna Dillman concerned grandmother and Lanark County resident has gone on a hunger strike to make her voice heard against uranium mining.Viewed: 81 timesLength: 03:18

March 5th, 2008 – Posted in Uncategorized

Copper rose in Shanghai after striking workers at Chile’s Escondida mine, the world’s largest source of the metal, rejected an improved wage offer, increasing investor concern global supply won’t meet demand.
The proposal was voted against yesterday by more than 98 percent of the 1,906 workers who took part, union director Cipriano Zuluaga said by telephone […]

August 23rd, 2006 – Posted in General, Mining Stocks

TENSIONS between BHP Billiton and striking unionists at the giant Escondida copper mine in Chile’s high-altitude Atacama desert have escalated following the hiring of strike breakers.
The mine, which last year accounted for 8.5 per cent of world output, is operating at half capacity, spokesman Mauro Valdes said. The copper-cathode plant, which converts the metal to […]

August 28th, 2006 – Posted in General, Mining Stocks

A team of researchers from Sandia National Laboratories recently visited the Sago Mine in West Virginia to determine if lightning might have caused the mine’s Jan 2, 2005 explosion. Twenty-nine miners were underground when the explosion occurred, 12 of whom were killed due to the force of the blast.
The group spent 10 days in […]

December 31st, 2006 – Posted in General

Thousands of workers at a huge U.S.-owned copper and gold mine are on a sit-down strike demanding a greater role in management, which they say is discriminating against tribespeople in remote Papua province.
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., based in Phoenix, has been plagued for years by allegations of human-rights abuses and environmental damage at its […]

April 23rd, 2007 – Posted in General

Atlanta Gold Inc. (ATG) announces the commencement of diamond drilling at its Atlanta Gold property (”Atlanta”) in Elmore County, Idaho. The Company has planned at least 3 drilling programs and expects to drill throughout the remainder of 2007.
Phase I of the 2007 drilling program will include 39 holes of N-sized core (1 7/8 inches in […]

June 18th, 2007 – Posted in Precious metal

Ragging Grannies visiting Native’s uranium mining blockade and protest site to sing songs of encouragment for grandmother Donna Dilman who is on hunger strike for moratorium on uranium miningViewed: 139 timesLength: 01:21

March 5th, 2008 – Posted in Uncategorized

Hana Mining Ltd. “We now have three drill rigs operating in three separate areas; two are in Zone 2 and 4 kilometers apart and the third is 95 kilometers northwest in Zone 6. We are intersecting copper mineralization everywhere the prospective horizon has been drilled,” states Peter Wilson, President of Hana Mining.
Hana is pleased to […]

May 28th, 2008 – Posted in Copper, General, Precious metal, Press Release

BHP Billiton failed to reach agreement in talks with striking workers yesterday at Chile’s Escondida mine, the world’s largest copper supplier. The strike began two days ago.
Mine management and the union at Escondida will meet again in Chile today, Emma Meade, a spokeswoman for BHP Billiton, the world’s biggest mining company said. The Melbourne-based […]

August 10th, 2006 – Posted in General, Mining Stocks

CCAMU TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS ON URANIUM MINING – DILLMAN TO END HUNGER STRIKE Thursday, December 13, 2007 The Community Coalition Against Mining Uranium (CCAMU) announced today that they would hold public hearings throughout Eastern Ontario in the New Year on the environmental and health impacts of uranium mining.

“We have been asking the government to hold an […]

March 5th, 2008 – Posted in Uncategorized

Magellan Midstream Partners shut down a fuel distribution terminal in Kansas City, Kan., while a fire apparently started by a lightning strike last night still burns in an aboveground storage tank.
The tank, which can hold 145,000 barrels, held about 28,000 barrels of unleaded gas when the fire started. The blaze is under control and no […]

June 5th, 2008 – Posted in Oil and Gas

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