United States Steel Corp. To Fire 756 Workers, Idle Plants
January 07 2015 5:31 AM
At the end of 2013, U.S. Steel Corp. had about 26,000 employees in North America and about 12,500 in Europe.
UK Construction Sector Grew At Its Slowest Pace Since July 2013
January 05 2015 6:42 AM
The Markit/CIPS construction purchasing managers' index fell to 57.6 in December from 59.4 in November.
How The Magnitude Of Oil’s Decline Will Rock Emerging Markets
December 22 2014 11:57 AM
The global decline in crude oil prices is beginning to reveal consequences around the globe — far beyond the Russian ruble crisis.
'Fundamentals' Aren't Greasing Crude Oil Price Slide: OPEC Chief
December 14 2014 8:39 AM
"The fundamentals should not lead to this dramatic reduction [in price]," OPEC Secretary General Abdullah al-Badri says Sunday.
Congress OKs Land Swap To Enable Largest Copper Mine In North America
December 13 2014 8:14 AM
The Resolution mine in Arizona could produce more than 1 billion pounds of copper a year at its peak.
EU Predicts Stable Gas Supply For Winter Despite Ukraine Crisis
November 27 2014 6:57 AM
Ukraine and Russia had signed a deal in late October to continue gas supplies through the winter as a temporary solution to a payments stand-off.
US Trade Deficit Expands
November 04 2014 10:08 AM
A global economic slowdown weakened demand for American-made goods.
Turkish Coal Mine Collapses, Trapping 23 People
October 28 2014 10:48 AM
A coal mine collapsed in Turkey Tuesday, trapping 23 people. It was the second coal mine disaster in five months.
China Coal Mine Accident Kills 16 In Xinjiang Province
October 25 2014 2:28 AM
China's mines are the deadliest in the world because of lax enforcement of safety standards and a rush to feed demand from a robust economy.
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.