Metals and minerals industry

Democratic candidate Conor Lamb laughs during a rally with the United Mine Workers of America, Sunday, March 11, 2018, at the Greene County Fairgrounds in Waynesburg, Pa. Lamb is running against state Rep. Rick Saccone for Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District in a special election on Tuesday. (Antonella Crescimbeni/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
March 11, 2018 - 7:22 pm
WAYNESBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democrat Conor Lamb went to Pennsylvania's coal country for help in the final days before the first congressional election of 2018, telling union members Sunday that he won't forget their support in a close race widely viewed as a key test of support for Republicans ahead of...
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March 11, 2018 - 6:20 pm
WAYNESBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democrat Conor Lamb went to Pennsylvania's coal country for help in the final days before the first congressional election of 2018, telling union members Sunday that he won't forget their support in a close race widely viewed as a key test of support for Republicans ahead of...
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March 09, 2018 - 7:39 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Mining industry groups are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review an Obama-era ban on new mining claims around the Grand Canyon. The petitions filed Friday by the National Mining Association and the American Exploration and Mining Association comes as President Donald Trump...
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President Donald Trump holds up a proclamation on steel imports during an event in the Roosevelt at the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 8, 2018. He also signed one for aluminum imports. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 09, 2018 - 4:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. allies seeking to avoid the steel and aluminum tariffs approved by President Donald Trump might be asked to step up their financial commitments to NATO. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin told CNBC in a Friday interview that the president will consider national security, noting...
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President Donald Trump, center, speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 8, 2018, before signing two proclamations, one on steel imports and one on aluminum imports. Standing with Trump are workers, left, Vice President Mike Pence, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 09, 2018 - 12:03 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Trump administration's decision to impose tariffs on aluminum and steel imports drew warnings Friday from businesses and U.S. trading partners that the measure could backfire, provoking a trade war without resolving the problems it's intended to address. President Donald Trump...
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FILE- In this Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, photo, work continues on a new development in Fair Lawn, N.J. On Friday, March 9, the Labor Department reported that U.S. employers added 313,000 jobs in February, the most in any month since July 2016, and drawing hundreds of thousands of people into the job market. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
March 09, 2018 - 10:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers went on a hiring binge in February, adding 313,000 jobs, the most in any month since July 2016, and drawing hundreds of thousands of people into the job market. At the same time, average wages rose 2.6 percent over the past 12 months, a slowdown from January's...
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FILE- In this Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, photo, work continues on a new development in Fair Lawn, N.J. On Friday, March 9, the Labor Department reported that U.S. employers added 313,000 jobs in February, the most in any month since July 2016, and drawing hundreds of thousands of people into the job market. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
March 09, 2018 - 9:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers went on a hiring binge in February, adding 313,000 jobs, the most in any month since July 2016, and drawing hundreds of thousands of people into the job market. At the same time, average wages rose 2.6 percent over the past 12 months, a slowdown from January's...
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European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstroem speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. The European Union will set out its strategy Wednesday on how to counter potential U.S. punitive tariffs on steel and aluminum. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
March 09, 2018 - 8:39 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is seeking clarity from Washington about whether the 28-nation bloc will be exempt from President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs, the EU's top trade official said Friday. "We hope that we can get confirmation that the EU is excluded from this," EU Trade...
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Vice President Mike Pence, right, listens as President Donald Trump speaks in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 8, 2018, during an event where Trump signed two proclamations, one on steel imports and the other on aluminum imports. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 09, 2018 - 7:25 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the international reaction to President Donald Trump's plan to impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum (all times local): 1:25 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she hopes the European Union will be exempted from new U.S. tariffs on foreign-made steel...
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President Donald Trump, center, speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 8, 2018, before signing two proclamations, one on steel imports and one on aluminum imports. Standing with Trump are workers, left, Vice President Mike Pence, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 09, 2018 - 7:02 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Trump administration's decision to impose tariffs on aluminum and steel imports drew warnings Friday from businesses and U.S. trading partners that the measure could backfire, provoking a trade war without resolving the problems it's intended to address. President Donald Trump...
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