Federal mine safety officials say the number of mining deaths in the nation totaled 42 in 2013, up six from the previous year.
U.S. Development Group is seeking permits to build an oil terminal on the Washington coast that could handle about 45,000 barrels of crude oil a day.
Thousands are considering claims under a medical settlement BP reached with cleanup workers and coastal residents. The settlement, which could benefit an estimated 200,000 people, received final approval in February from a federal court.
Eleven Senate Democrats, including six who face contested races this year, urged President Barack Obama on Thursday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline by the end of May.
High demand for machines in manufacturing sectors ranging from auto making to packaging will push the industrial machinery market to new heights during the next five years, highlighted by a doubling of growth this year, according to a new report from IHS Technology.
A group of senators seeking to protect jobs is calling on President Barack Obama's administration to fully enforce trade laws in deciding whether imported steel reinforcing bar from Turkey and Mexico unfairly undercuts U.S. prices.
A central Indiana automotive glass factory will pay a record $495,500 to settle workplace safety violations that were uncorrected following a worker's 2010 death, the Indiana Department of Labor said Wednesday.
The Irwindale City Council's action gives the factory 90 days to make changes to stop the spicy odors that prompted complaints from some residents last fall. Declaring a public nuisance will allow city officials to enter the factory and make changes if the odors persist after the deadline.
A new state mine safety rule will require coal operators to install detection systems that automatically shut down continuous mining machines when people get too close.
James River Coal Co. is being allowed to continue its business operations while the company is under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Following an intensive amendment process that began last week, the House Resources Committee passed out its rewrite of a bill aimed at advancing a major liquefied natural gas project.
Chevron Corp. said that profit in the first quarter would slip below the fourth-quarter earnings on lower oil and gas production.
Federal energy regulators improperly allowed widespread access to a sensitive document that outlined specific locations where the nation's electric grid is vulnerable to physical threats, a government investigator said Wednesday.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced that Vireol Bio Energy LLC will invest $26.2 million to begin production at the plant, creating 70 jobs.
The Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) review process of chemicals used as food additives is “woefully inadequate and may be putting the health of Americans at risk,” according to a Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) report.