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Oregon State Rep Cliff Bentz Introduces New Bills to Promote Development of Mineral Resources

April 15, 2015

Rep. Cliff Bentz, R-Ontario, has introduced three bills to promote identify and promote development of mineral resources. The Oregon House Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources heard the bills last week. House Bill 3089 would require a study on increasing

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New Mexico Court of Appeals Upholds New Copper Mine Rule

April 15, 2015

The New Mexico Court of Appeals this week upheld the recently adopted Copper Mine Rule that is designed to manage groundwater impacts from copper mining operations. The court found that the Copper Rule does not permit widespread groundwater pollution as

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Castleton Commodities International Expands into Global Base Metals Market

April 14, 2015

Castleton Commodities International LLC has expanded its global trading activities into the base metals market. The business will be led by Peter Sellars, formerly global head of metals at J.P. Morgan. “CCI is committed to investing in our merchant platform

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ACCCE: Obama Stumbles Once Again on Families’ Interests

April 14, 2015

The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity blasted remarks made by President Obama in a new interview with Vice News on Monday, March 16, 2015. Speaking on climate change, the president described the issue as a ‘serious and immediate threat’.

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CYREN Cybersecurity Technology Chosen to Protect JV by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Siemens

April 14, 2015

UK-based Primetals Technologies, a joint venture by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and Siemens AG, has selected CYREN’s cloud-based cyber security technology to provide real-time protection from advanced cyber attacks, zero hour malware outbreaks, and hard-to-detect email threats, including viruses, phishing,

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Kiewit Recognized as Best Workplace in Canada for Fifth Consecutive Year

April 14, 2015

Kiewit, one of North America’s largest and most respected construction, mining and engineering organizations, has been recognized as one of the Best Workplaces in Canada for the fifth consecutive year. The list is compiled by Great Place to Work Institute

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Capstone Mining Publishes Inaugural Sustainability Report

April 14, 2015

Capstone Mining Corp. has published its inaugural sustainability report, titled “Sustainable Thinking, From the Ground Up.”  “Capstone’s board of directors’ formalized a clear commitment to sustainability last year with the approval of an integrated environmental, health, safety and sustainability policy.

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Lundin Mining’s Eagle Mine and Humboldt Receive New Discharge Permits, Michigan

April 14, 2015

The water discharge permits at the Eagle Mine and Humboldt Mill that were just renewed contain some of the strictest standards in the nation, but that is not a bad thing for the mine and it’s a great thing for

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Clean Power Plan Already Affecting Coal Industry, Murray Energy Tells Court

April 14, 2015

Demand for coal already is falling due to uncertainty about how coal-fired power plants will comply with proposed carbon dioxide standards, Murray Energy Corp. told a federal appellate court. Murray Energy told the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District

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GOP Bill Delays Climate Rule, Gives States Veto

April 14, 2015

House Republicans are preparing a bill that would delay implementation of the Obama administration’s climate rule for power plants and let state governors veto compliance plans. Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-Ky.), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s panel on

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