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A Somerset coal mine where 142 workers were laid off in October will close permanently, putting another 115 out of work.
A Toronto-based mining company announced Tuesday it is pausing operations at two northern Nevada properties and laying off 182 workers.
A second state panel has delayed hearings on a proposed uranium mine in the Black Hills until two federal agencies decide on the project.
As an effort continues to move Illinois away from coal-based energy, some here worry about the 36-year-old coal-fired plant's future — and the town that's reliant upon it.
Residents in a mining town in northern Guinea say at least a dozen people are dead after a landslide in the area where they were searching for gold.
The only two uranium mines operating in Arizona and an associated mill in southern Utah are set to cease operations temporarily as prices for the ore decline.
The two Colorado miners who died of carbon monoxide poisoning apparently entered an area of the mine where an explosive had been previously detonated, federal investigators said.
The Illinois Pollution Control Board will decide this week whether to give a Houston company extra time to install pollution controls at five Illinois coal-fired power plants, a scenario that underscores the uncertainty facing an industry squeezed by environmental regulations and competition from natural gas.
Authorities are trying to determine exactly what sort of accident occurred in a mine in southwestern Colorado that left two miners dead of carbon monoxide poisoning.
An online ad for PA Governor Tom Corbett claims that the Marcellus Shale natural gas industry supports more than 200,000 jobs. Problem is, it's an iffy claim for an energy sector that economists say is relatively small.
Canada's Gabriel Resources has been waiting 14 years for approval for the controversial mine, which would use cyanide to mine 314 tons of gold and 1,500 tons of silver in the town of Rosia Montana in northwestern Romania. The parliamentary commission is expected to vote Monday evening.
A proposal under review by the state could allow a Canada-based supplier of lime and limestone products to acquire more than 10,000 acres of state-managed forest Michigan's Upper Peninsula for use as a mine.
Members of Indiana's coal industry and business community are heading to Chicago this week to fight against new limits on coal-fired plants they say would cost hundreds of jobs across the state.
Kennecott Utah Copper Corporation has restored full access to its mine after the road was cut off by a massive landslide in April. Six million tons of material had to be moved in order to reopen the roadway.
Two federal agencies must approve a proposed uranium mine in the Black Hills before a South Dakota board further considers issuing a permit, its hearing chairman said Tuesday, citing a state law. An order issued Tuesday by Rex Hagg, hearing chairman, said the board will not reschedule the state hearing until the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have ruled on the project.
One of the insurers for Texas Brine Company has filed a lawsuit accusing Texas Brine of ignoring warnings about the potential for disaster if it continued mining an Assumption Parish salt dome cavern. The suit arises from the massive sinkhole created after the cavern collapsed in 2012.
New York voters have approved a proposal for an Adirondack mineral company to expand its Essex County pit mine onto 200 acres of state-owned land in exchange for 1,500 acres elsewhere. NYCO Minerals Inc. says it will restore the 200 acres and return it to the state in about 10 years.
Swiss prosecutors confirmed today that a criminal investigation has been opened against one of the world's largest processors of precious metals over allegations that it laundered gold obtained through war crimes. The Geneva-based campaign group TRIAL announced that it had filed a criminal complaint against Argor-Heraeus, claiming they processed three tons of gold ore that was obtained by pillaging in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Lakeland Resources announced that its joint-venture partner New Dimension Resources has received the necessary permits to begin a minimum 1,800-metre diamond drill program on the company's Midas Gold Property. The Midas Gold Property, located approximately 50 kilometres northeast of the town of Wawa, in north central Ontario, consists of 12 staked claims covering 2,112 hectares.
Nucor Steel is trying to block the opening of a competing $1.1 billion steel mill in northeast Arkansas by objecting to the new company's requests for environmental permits. Nucor claims that the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality has a conflict of interest in regulating the plant because the state has pledged funding to help get the mill built.
Miners, their spouses and other family members who still live at home can get up to $5,000 per person for training in high-demand fields such as healthcare, truck driving, welding, electrical engineering, HVAC repair, diesel technology and chemical processing.
Lately, there has been a lot of buzz about the new and emerging technologies in manufacturing that are likely to produce major industry changes in the coming months and years. One such area of technology is remanufacturing, but what exactly does that mean?
FloLevel Technologies launches a new self-cleaning acoustic level and flow analyzer for Flotation Cells.
Greenland's parliament has agreed to remove a 25-year-old ban on uranium mining, paving the way for an industrial boom that the Arctic island hopes will help it gain independence from former colonial master Denmark.
Jamaica's energy minister has opened a pilot plant where researchers will test whether rare-earth elements can be commercially extracted from bauxite waste on the Caribbean island. The small plant was opened Tuesday at a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the capital of Kingston. Full operations are expected to begin before the end of the month.
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