Metals and minerals industry

February 26, 2018 - 12:54 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Government officers in Papua New Guinea are traveling to the area hit by a powerful earthquake to assess unverified reports of fatalities and to see the extent of the damage. A magnitude-7.5 quake hit early Monday about 89 kilometers (55 miles) southwest of Porgera in...
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February 25, 2018 - 6:31 pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A powerful earthquake rattled forest villages and a large gold mine in central Papua New Guinea early Monday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries. Officials were waiting for more information about damage from the magnitude-7.5 quake that hit about 89...
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February 16, 2018 - 12:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Commerce Department is saying that imported aluminum and steel threaten U.S. national security and is urging President Donald Trump to impose tariffs or quotas to boost American production. The recommendations unveiled by Secretary Wilbur Ross are likely to escalate tensions...
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FILE -- In this Nov. 30, 2016 file photo, Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is photographed during an interview with the Associated Press in Harare. Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has died at age 65, party spokesman said on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
February 14, 2018 - 4:56 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai died Wednesday at age 65, ending a long campaign to lead his country that brought him jailings, beatings and accusations of treason. Tsvangirai died Wednesday evening in a Johannesburg hospital, said Elias Mudzuri, a vice president...
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Men's halfpipe gold medalist Shaun White, of the United States, bites his medal during the medals ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
February 14, 2018 - 10:03 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:50 p.m. The highlights of Day 5 of the Pyeongchang Olympics include a gold medal for American snowboarder Shaun White and a second consecutive gold medal in doubles luge for German duo Tobias Wendl and...
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A Kim Jong Un impersonator, calling himself only Howard from Australia, holds a unification flag while attending the Korea-Japan women’s ice hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Talmadge)
February 14, 2018 - 8:51 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 10:50 p.m. A Kim Jong Un impersonator calling himself only Howard from Australia has made an appearance at the Korea-Japan women's ice hockey game at the Pyeongchang Olympics. He briefly walked in front of a...
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Tobias Arlt and Tobias Wendl of Germany celebrate theor gold medal winning run during the men's doubles luge final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
February 14, 2018 - 8:38 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Germans Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt have won their second consecutive Olympic doubles luge gold medal, prevailing in a bit of a surprise at the Pyeongchang Games. Wendl and Arlt finished their two...
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Kamil Stoch, of Poland, takes off during training for the men's large hill individual ski jumping competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
February 14, 2018 - 7:56 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Defending champion Kamil Stoch of Poland has tuned up for the ski jumping large hill final with two strong jumps at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Stoch had jumps of 131 meters and 134 meters Wednesday at...
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Brazil's Giba, center right, tries to block Austria's Stefanie Schwaiger during a snow volleyball exhibition match at the Austria House in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Europe has a small snow volleyball league, and promoters showed off the sport in an exhibition match before hundreds of curiosity seekers. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
February 14, 2018 - 6:06 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 8 p.m. Snow volleyball is not an Olympic sport. Probably never will be. But it had its finest moment on when Prince Albert of Monaco — an International Olympic Committee member — showed up at a chilly outdoor...
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Ireen Wust of Netherlands competes during the women's 1,000 meters speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
February 14, 2018 - 5:40 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Ireen Wust of the Netherlands has posted the fastest time so far in the women's 1,000-meter speedskating final. She skated the distance in 1 minute, 15.32 seconds on Wednesday night. She is seeking a...
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