Metals and minerals industry

FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2005 file photo a steel worker takes a sample at the blast furnace of ThyssenKrupp steel company in Duisburg, western Germany. Ordering combative action on foreign trade, President Donald Trump has declared that the U.S. will impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, escalating tensions with China and other trading partners and raising the prospect of higher prices for American consumers and companies. (AP Photo/Frank Austin, file)
March 02, 2018 - 9:50 am
BERLIN (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump is risking an economically damaging trade war with his closest allies if he goes ahead with plans to impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, European officials warned Friday. Trump, who has long-railed against what he deems unfair trade...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with steel and aluminum executives in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, March 1, 2018, in Washington. From left, Roger Newport of AK Steel, John Ferriola of Nucor, Trump, Dave Burritt of U.S. Steel Corporation, and Tim Timkin of Timken Steel. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 02, 2018 - 5:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ordering combative action on foreign trade, President Donald Trump has declared that the U.S. will impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, escalating tensions with China and other trading partners and raising the prospect of higher prices for American consumers and...
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In this Feb. 28, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump pauses during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington, with members of congress to discuss school and community safety. A White House official says President Donald Trump plans to announce Thursday whether he'll impose tariffs or quotas on steel and aluminum imports. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
March 01, 2018 - 12:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and trade penalties on steel and aluminum imports (all times local): 12:35 p.m. President Donald Trump has told steel and aluminum executives that he'll impose import tariffs 'next week' in a bid to boost U.S. manufacturers. His words to the...
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March 01, 2018 - 12:29 pm
PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech government has canceled a deal that could have given an Australian company the right to mine a huge deposit of lithium, a key component in electric batteries. Trade and Industry Minister Tomas Huner said Thursday he had informed the European Metals Holdings company he...
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February 28, 2018 - 7:19 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — BNSF Railway and five environmental groups are seeking to intervene on opposing sides of a lawsuit brought against Washington state by developers of a blocked export terminal that would send U.S. coal to Asian markets. Utah-based Lighthouse Resources, which operates coal mines in...
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This image made from video provided Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, show the damaged building following Monday's earthquake in Mendi, Papua New Guinea. A powerful earthquake two days ago killed more than a dozen of people, injured dozens and brought work to a halt at four oil and gas fields in a remote Papua New Guinea region, the local governor said Wednesday. (Australia Broadcasting Corporation via AP)
February 28, 2018 - 4:14 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A powerful earthquake this week killed at least 15 people, injured dozens and brought work to a halt at four oil and gas fields in a remote Papua New Guinea region, the local governor said Wednesday. His comments were the first confirmation of deaths from a high-...
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In this image made from video provided Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, people gather a landslide area following Monday's earthquake in Mendi, Papua New Guinea. A powerful earthquake two days ago killed more than a dozen of people, injured dozens and brought work to a halt at four oil and gas fields in a remote Papua New Guinea region, the local governor said Wednesday. (Australia Broadcasting Corporation via AP)
February 28, 2018 - 1:05 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A powerful earthquake two days ago killed at least 15 people, injured dozens and brought work to a halt at four oil and gas fields in a remote Papua New Guinea region, the local governor said Wednesday. His comments were the first confirmation of deaths from a high-...
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Downed trees litter a field after a strong earthquake, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, in Halagoli, Hela Province, Papua New Guinea. Severe damage after Monday's powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake in Papua New Guinea is hindering efforts to assess the destruction, although officials fear dozens of people may have been injured or killed. (Jerol Wepii via AP)
February 27, 2018 - 10:02 pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A powerful earthquake two days ago killed at least 15 people, injured dozens and brought work to a halt at four oil and gas fields in a remote Papua New Guinea region, the local governor said Wednesday. His comments were the first confirmation of deaths from a high-...
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Icicles photographed at a road in Gruenenplan, Germany, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. Snow and freezing sub-zero temperatures have a grasp on some parts of Germany as meteorologists reported a new cold record of minus 27 degrees Celsius (minus 16.6 Fahrenheit) for this winter on Zugspitze mountain in the Alps. (Julian Stratenschulte/dpa via AP)
February 26, 2018 - 10:36 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on cold weather and snow across Europe (all times local): 4:35 p.m. Chrome and copper miners in northern Albania have not been able to go to work after heavy snow blocked mines. Some areas are languishing under 2.5 meters (8.2 feet) of snow and that's made some national roads...
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Map locates magnitude-7.5 quake in Papua New Guinea; 2c x 2 inches; 96.3 mm x 50 mm;
February 26, 2018 - 3:52 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A powerful earthquake rattled forest villages and a large gold mine in central Papua New Guinea on Monday, and the government sent officers to the region to assess unverified reports of fatalities and check the extent of the damage. Officials said that as of Monday...
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