Tag: Base metals industry

Historic blacksmith shop in Johnstown to reopen as school

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. — From the 1860s until the 1990s, the powerful, industrial sound of metal striking metal - minute after minute, hour after hour,...
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COALTON, Ky. — The forthcoming closure of a steel mini-mill will leave up to 113 people out of work in Kentucky. ...
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VIRGINIA, Minn. — A pro-mining group is suing to overturn an order by Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton that dealt a blow to the proposed...
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SUPERIOR, Ariz. — The U.S. Forest Service has approved a plan for managing an area outside Superior that's adjacent to a proposed copper mine. ...
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JUNEAU, Alaska — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans an environmental review of a proposed gold and copper mine near a major salmon...
Minnesota releases crucial draft permit for disputed mine

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — A contentious copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota took another step forward Friday when state regulators released a crucial draft permit for...
Crisis-wracked Venezuela turns for hope to broken factories

CIUDAD GUAYANA, Venezuela — Juan Carlos Goite has to be creative, finding spare parts stripped from one broken-down locomotive to repair another in a...
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HELENA, Mont. — Residents living within a Montana Superfund site can move forward with their efforts to get the Atlantic Richfield Co. to pay...
Old copper mine is one of many sites in West needing cleanup

CUBA, N.M. — For decades, yellow- and white-tinged piles of waste from a defunct copper mine have covered the mountainside at the edge of...
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ST. PAUL, Minn. — President Donald Trump's administration has resurrected an effort to build a proposed copper-nickel mine near the Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness...

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