Today's US jobs data pushed precious metals down, but gave Brent crude a boost. Meanwhile, copper sank this morning on the back of a bond default.
Articles Tagged "United States"
Oil – Mining Weekly reported yesterday that Canada's US Oil Sands Inc. (TSXV:USO) is using an environmentally friendly, citrus-based technology to design and build the United States' first commercial oil sands project.
Gas – Mining Weekly reported that Andrew Mackenzie, CEO of BHP Billiton Ltd. (NYSE:BHP,ASX:BHP,LSE:BLT), believes that although the US shale gas industry is growing quickly, coal will continue to be the most dominant source of fuel worldwide for the coming years.
Coal – Bloomberg reported that under a proposed settlement with the US government regarding "toxic discharges from its mines in five states," Alpha Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:ANR) has agreed to pay a $27.5-million fine and spend around $200 million on implementing wastewater treatment systems.
Potash – IC Potash Corp. (TSX:ICP,OTCQX:ICPTF) announced the publication of the final Environmental Impact Statement for its New Mexico-based Ochoa sulfate of potash project.
Gold – Sutter Gold Mining Inc. (TSXV:SGM,OTCQX:SGMNF) yesterday announced plans to put its California-based Lincoln mine project on care and maintenance.
Coal – Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE:ACI) announced that privately owned Blackhawk Mining LLC has purchased its Hazard subsidiary for $26.3 million in cash, "prior to post-closing adjustments."
Gold – The gold standard is often mentioned, but rarely explained. Here's a brief overview of its history and possible future.
Silver – This morning, silver rose 0.2 percent, or $0.04, to $21.19 an ounce. Precious metals remained largely unchanged today with investors awaiting forthcoming US data for information on the economy's health.
Silver – Bayhorse Silver Inc. (TSXV:BHS) announced the receipt of additional bonanza-grade assay results from its Bayhorse mine silver property, located in Eastern Oregon. The company is currently earning an 80-percent interest in Bayhorse.