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Companhia Vale do Rio Doce, the Brazilian mining company, joined the bidding for Inco, the Canadian nickel producer, on Friday with an offer of 19.9 billion Canadian dollars ($17.7 billion) in cash.
Seeking to trump two bids already made by suitors in the United States and Canada, the Brazilian company, known as CVRD, said the acquisition […]
August 13th, 2006 – Posted in General, Nickel
A Sierra Nevada community foundation says too little is known about the long-term health effects of mining during the state’s Gold Rush era.
The nonprofit Sierra Fund released a report Tuesday calling for an immediate assessment of state and federal land so mining waste can be cleaned up.
March 5th, 2008 – Posted in Precious metal
A group of businessmen in the Subic Bay Freeport has opposed the construction of a 300-megawatt coal-fired power plant on the freeport’s Redondo Peninsula, saying the cheaper electricity was not worth the environmental trade offs.
In a position paper submitted to the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority on Friday, the Subic Bay Freeport Chamber of Commerce (SBFCC) […]
December 30th, 2006 – Posted in Coal, General
Quadra Mining Ltd. (TSX:QUA) said Monday it produced a record amount of copper and gold at its Robinson mine in Nevada in the first quarter, with copper production up 30 per cent and gold up 150 per cent from a year ago.
The news helped send the stock up 55 cents to $11.90 on the Toronto […]
April 9th, 2007 – Posted in Copper
China’s coal exports in March were down 36% on year at 3.71 million metric tons, according to preliminary data released by the General Administration of Customs Tuesday. Its coal exports for the January-to-March period fell 31.9% on year to 11.41 million tons.
The bureau didn’t provide data for coal imports.
April 9th, 2007 – Posted in Coal
This is a well being drilled northwest of Palestine in Anderson County, Texas. At the time of of this video, the depth was around 6,000 ft. It was drilled several thousand feet deeper and the Bentley # 1 was a good gas producer. The video shows the circulation of drilling mud that is needed in […]
March 5th, 2008 – Posted in Uncategorized
Significant uranium resources have been found in Kariba, Southern province of Zambia, according to the Creamer Media’s Mining Weekly. It quoted Omega, a mineral exploration company, as saying that the company has found uranium resources estimated at about 13 million pounds.
Omega managing director Mathew Yates told the Africa-Dawn Under conference held in Perth, Australia that “we […]
September 22nd, 2006 – Posted in General, Uranium
Global Partners LP, a Waltham, Mass., company, has completed the acquisition of the refined petroleum products terminal at the Port of Albany formerly owned by ExxonMobile Oil Corp.
Global Partners, a wholesale distributor of gasoline and oil products paid $101.5 million for the terminal facilities at Albany, N.Y., Newburgh, and Burlington, Vt. The three terminals can […]
May 11th, 2007 – Posted in Oil and Gas
Solar energy has emerged as the wave of the present for replacing dwindling fossil fuels as the primary source of the world’s energy needs, writes fund manager and former corporate buyout expert Travis Bradford.
That is happening, Bradford says in his new book, “Solar Revolution,” not so much because solar is the clean, renewable fountain of […]
October 22nd, 2006 – Posted in Alternative Energy
SIERRA VISTA â€” The old joke about useless rocks being scientifically categorized as â€œLeaveritesâ€ often makes rock seller Ashton Bergstrand indignant.
But it wasnâ€™t so offensive, the Tucson-based rock and mineral vendor added, in light of the good turnout on the first day of the Huachuca Gem & Mineral Club show Saturday. â€œIt depends on the […]
October 16th, 2006 – Posted in General, Precious metal