US Housing Starts Rose In September
October 17 2014 9:42 AM
The more volatile multifamily home segment led the increase.
Rio Tinto Rejects Glencore Offer That Would Create $160B Giant
October 07 2014 12:22 AM
A merger would have created the world's biggest miner, supplanting BHP Billiton.
Australia Oil Find Could Ignite Drilling Boom Off Country's Northwest Coast
August 18 2014 11:26 AM
Reports of an Australian oil find of up to 300 million barrels in the Canning Basin could be Australia's largest discovery in decades and help offset iron ore collapse.
WTO To China: Stop Limiting Exports Of Rare Earth Elements
August 15 2014 3:11 PM
China can’t use environmentalism as a defense for quashing rare earth elements exports if it’s not curbing extraction, the WTO says.
GlaxoSmithKline Launches Probe Into Syria Operations
August 12 2014 5:49 AM
GSK, which faces a series of corruption charges in countries across the globe, also suspended its distributors in Syria.
Ohio Continues To Deal With Toxic Water
August 04 2014 1:51 AM
Preventing another algae attack in Lake Erie will be the next priority for officials, once the water is declared safe to drink.
Australia Approves $15.5B Carmichael Coal Project
July 28 2014 1:18 AM
The Carmichael mine has sparked protests from green groups and marine tour operators worried about carbon pollution.
Russian Steelmaker Severstal To Sell US Facilities
July 21 2014 10:28 AM
The sale comes as a new wave of sanctions raise concerns about Russian-American business financing.
Washington Wildfires Largest In State History
July 19 2014 8:44 PM
Four fires ignited Monday have spread across more than 300 square miles.
Swiss Firm Launches Online Store Targeting India's $8B Metals Market
July 16 2014 3:24 AM
The store will sell consignments of one to 24 tons of aluminum, copper, lead, nickel, tin and zinc at index-linked prices.
Architects Look To Slums As Models For Sustainable Living
July 14 2014 2:30 PM
The word "sustainable" isn't often associated with slums. But planners say densely populated poor neighborhoods could be used as models for green living.
Lafarge, Holcim List Assets Available To Divest To Seal Their Merger
July 07 2014 9:06 AM
Holcim and Lafarge need to lose assets worth nearly $6.8 billion to get the nod for their $50 billion deal.
A State-By-State Map Of US Marijuana Laws
June 20 2014 11:29 AM
Marijuana is about to become legal in New York state.
Cement Giants Holcim Ltd. And Lafarge SA Facing Hurdles To Merger
June 05 2014 9:12 AM
The European Union has promised to probe the merger extensively for antitrust violations.
Despite Optimism, South Africa Mining Strike Will Have Long-Term Effects
June 04 2014 2:57 PM
Though rumors of a resolution have been flying, it could take months to recover from a five-month mining strike in South Africa.
Yet Another Coal Mine Accident In China Claims 22 Lives
June 04 2014 4:10 AM
More than 100 people have been killed in mining accidents in China since the beginning of 2014.
'We Had No Escape Plan'; Miners Say Turkish Officials Were Warned
May 19 2014 7:09 PM
Miners in Soma say they saw trouble brewing, but owners and officials ignored safety concerns.
USAID Launching Fight Against Coffee Fungus
May 19 2014 9:04 AM
It's threatening coffee production in Latin America, which could displace workers into the illegal drug trade.
N. Korea Issues Rare Apology For Building Accident
May 17 2014 9:54 PM
Death toll unknown, but an acknowledgement of bad news is unusual from Pyongyang.
Turks Mourn And March As Toll Rises In Mine
May 15 2014 10:18 AM
Unions call a one-day protest strike and demonstrations against the government spread across the country.