Metals and minerals industry

April 10, 2018 - 4:05 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The chief executive of commodities giant Glencore, Ivan Glasenberg, has left the board of aluminum producer Rusal as the fallout continues from fresh U.S. sanctions against Russia. Rusal and its controller, billionaire Oleg Deripaska, were among numerous Russian businessmen, officials...
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April 09, 2018 - 8:57 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia said Monday it will support companies hit by fresh U.S. sanctions as the ruble and Russian stocks dropped sharply. The ruble dropped to its lowest level against the dollar since late 2016, while shares in sanctioned aluminum producer Rusal plunged. President Vladimir Putin's...
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Imported nuts from the United States are displayed for sale at a supermarket in Beijing, Monday, April 2, 2018. China raised import duties on U.S. pork, fruit and other products Monday in an escalating tariff dispute with President Donald Trump that companies worry might depress global commerce. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
April 02, 2018 - 11:17 am
BEIJING (AP) — China raised import duties on a $3 billion list of U.S. pork, apples and other products Monday in an escalating dispute with Washington over trade and industrial policy. The government of President Xi Jinping said it was responding to a U.S. tariff hike on steel and aluminum. But...
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Imported nuts from the United States are displayed for sale at a supermarket in Beijing, Monday, April 2, 2018. China raised import duties on U.S. pork, fruit and other products Monday in an escalating tariff dispute with President Donald Trump that companies worry might depress global commerce. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
April 02, 2018 - 11:13 am
BEIJING (AP) — China raised import duties on a $3 billion list of U.S. pork, apples and other products Monday in an escalating dispute with Washington over trade and industrial policy. The government of President Xi Jinping said it was responding to a U.S. tariff hike on steel and aluminum. But...
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In this March 16, 2018, photo, Elbony Jeter works on the factory floor at the Samsung washing machine facility, in Newberry, S.C. The South Korean manufacturer moved into the former Caterpillar facility location in 2017. On Monday, April 2, 2018, The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, issues its index of manufacturing activity for March. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
April 02, 2018 - 10:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. manufacturers say they expanded at a slower pace in March. The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, reports that its manufacturing index slipped to 59.3 last month from February's reading of 60.8, which had been the highest since 2004. Any...
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FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2013 file photo, Barrick Gold chairman Peter Munk looks on at a news conference to announce his retirement in Toronto. Munk died on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. He was 90. His daughter Nina Munk said her father passed away at his Toronto home of natural causes. (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
March 28, 2018 - 7:19 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Peter Munk, a Canadian immigrant who founded Barrick Gold and turned it into the world's largest gold producer, died Wednesday. He was 90. His daughter Nina Munk said her father passed away at his Toronto home of natural causes. Munk founded Barrick in 1983 and built it into the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2013 file photo, Barrick Gold chairman Peter Munk looks on at a news conference to announce his retirement in Toronto. Munk died on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. He was 90. His daughter Nina Munk said her father passed away at his Toronto home of natural causes. (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
March 28, 2018 - 5:20 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Peter Munk, a Canadian immigrant who founded Barrick Gold and turned it into the world's largest gold producer, died Wednesday. He was 90. His daughter Nina Munk said her father passed away at his Toronto home of natural causes. Munk founded Barrick in 1983 and built it into the...
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March 28, 2018 - 1:20 pm
LONDON (AP) — London police have made a new arrest in the 2015 Hatton Garden jewel heist, one of the largest burglaries in English history. Police said Wednesday that a 57-year-old man was taken into custody the day before on suspicion of burglary after a search of his home in the Islington...
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FILE - In this June 8, 2016 file photo, Martin Vizcarra, who was running for first vice president on the ticket with Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, arrives at Kuczynski's home in Lima, Peru. Vizcarra, next in line to become Peru’s next president after President Kuczynski quit the office, has scarce experience governing but is known as a consensus builder who might have a shot at bridging divides after one of the most-bitter political crises in the Andean nation’s recent history. An engineer by training, he is to be sworn into office Friday, March 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo, File)
March 23, 2018 - 4:56 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru's new president has scarce experience governing but is known as a consensus builder who might have a shot at bridging divides after one of the most-bitter political crises in the Andean nation's recent history. Martin Vizcarra is a 55-year-old engineer by training whose four...
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In this image from video by KDFW, a fire burns at the Tri-Chem Industries plan in Cresson, Texas. Officials said fears of another blast amid the toxic chemicals prevented crews from battling the blaze. (KDFW via AP)
March 15, 2018 - 10:47 pm
CRESSON, Texas (AP) — Investigators believe a worker dragging his foot along a factory floor sparked a Thursday explosion at a Texas chemical plant that injured two workers and left a third unaccounted for, and fears of another blast amid the toxic chemicals prevented crews from battling the...
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