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PotashCorp’s Mine Rescue Teams Win in Weekend Provincial Competition, Saskatchewan

June 9, 2015

PotashCorp’s mine rescue teams won in the Saskatchewan Emergency Response/Mine Rescue Skills Competition on May 30, 2015. The competition features teams from mining operations across the province competing in a variety of events that measure their skills in dealing with

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Students Tour Pocahontas Exhibition Mine and Museum to Learn the Importance of Mining, W. Va.

June 9, 2015

Local history is having an impact on students in the community. Students from Graham High School and Bland County High School toured the Pocahontas Exhibition Mine and Museum on Wednesday. “It’s educational. It shows them how their family members worked

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Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Joseph Pizarchik to Visit W.Va. Mining Sites

June 9, 2015

U.S. Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell is visiting surface mining and mine land reclamation projects in West Virginia. Joining her on Friday’s tour is Joseph Pizarchik, director of the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement. The officials will receive

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Gold Drops Below Key US$1180 an Ounce Barrier

June 9, 2015

Gold futures settled at a nearly five-week low today, with prices dropping below the support level of US$1180 an ounce after data showed the number of workers making first-time claims for jobless benefits fell again. Gold for August delivery on

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Coal Miners Union to Sue Over New Power Plant Rules

June 9, 2015

The head of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) said his union will sue the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over two rules designed to cut greenhouse gas emissions at power plants once the Obama administration finalizes them. “These regulations

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Representatives of Colowyo Mine Face Tough Challenge to Meet Deadline for Environmental Assessment

June 9, 2015

Representatives of the Colowyo Mine and its owner told a crowd in Craig Wednesday night that a federal agency faces a stiff challenge to meet a judge’s 120-day deadline to complete a review necessary to keep the mine open. “It’s

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House of Representatives Reject Maine’s Metal Mining Rewrite Regulations

June 9, 2015

A hotly debated bill that would rewrite Maine’s metal mining regulations was dealt a decisive setback Thursday in the House of Representatives after a lengthy and contentious debate. The 109-36 vote to reject the complex proposal was preceded by more

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WV DEP Issues Failure to Abate Cessation Order for Keystone’s K.D. No. 2 Surface Mine

June 9, 2015

A cessation order from the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection has blocked both Revelation Energy and Keystone Development from obtaining any new permits nationwide by entering them into the national Applicant Violator System. The DEP issued a failure to

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Joy Global Acquires Doosan Infracore’s French Unit Montabert for EUR $110 Million

June 8, 2015

Joy Global closed on its purchase of Montabert on June 1, 2015 for €110 million, subject to a working capital adjustment. Net sales for the last twelve months ended March 31, 2015 for Montabert were approximately $100 million. “Despite tough

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AZZ to Acquire Galvanizing Business of Trinity Industries

June 8, 2015

AZZ incorporated has acquired the assets of U.S. Galvanizing, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Trinity Industries, Inc. With the purchase of these assets AZZ Galvanizing Services has increased its network of hot-dip galvanizing plants to 42 sites in the United

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