Metals and minerals industry

President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 07, 2018 - 9:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's plan to impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum (all times local): 9:40 p.m. President Donald Trump's trade and manufacturing adviser says the president's planned tariffs for steel and aluminum imports would not immediately apply to...
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In this Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, photo, Joana Dudley, of Lauderhill, Fla., looks at her list of job prospects at a JobNewsUSA job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Wednesday, March 7, 2018, payroll processor ADP reports how many jobs private employers added in February. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 07, 2018 - 9:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. companies added a healthy 235,000 jobs last month, led by solid gains in construction, hotels and restaurants, and education and health care, according to a private survey. The report Wednesday on February hiring from payroll provider ADP comes after businesses added 244,000...
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In this Jan. 25, 2018 photo, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks to reporters as he arrives at the office of Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, who is moderating bipartisan negotiations on immigration, at the Capitol in Washington. Republicans in Congress have learned to ignore President Trump's policy whims, knowing whatever he says one day he'll change by the next. There's even a name for it: the Tuesday president or the Thursday president, referring to his two-day reversal on immigration. But Trump's decision to impose tariffs is another matter. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 03, 2018 - 1:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans in Congress have learned to ignore President Donald Trump's policy whims, knowing whatever he says one day on guns, immigration or other complicated issues could very well change by the next. But Trump's decision to seek steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports has...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with steel and aluminum executives in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, March 1, 2018, in Washington. From left, Roger Newport of AK Steel, John Ferriola of Nucor, Trump, Dave Burritt of U.S. Steel Corporation, and Tim Timkin of Timken Steel. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 02, 2018 - 7:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday declared "trade wars are good, and easy to win," a bold claim that will likely find many skeptics, including those on Wall Street and even some Republicans. Trump has declared that the U.S. will impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports,...
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February 28, 2018 - 7:19 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — BNSF Railway and five environmental groups are seeking to intervene on opposing sides of a lawsuit brought against Washington state by developers of a blocked export terminal that would send U.S. coal to Asian markets. Utah-based Lighthouse Resources, which operates coal mines in...
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This image made from video provided Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, show the damaged building following Monday's earthquake in Mendi, Papua New Guinea. A powerful earthquake two days ago killed more than a dozen of people, injured dozens and brought work to a halt at four oil and gas fields in a remote Papua New Guinea region, the local governor said Wednesday. (Australia Broadcasting Corporation via AP)
February 28, 2018 - 4:14 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A powerful earthquake this week killed at least 15 people, injured dozens and brought work to a halt at four oil and gas fields in a remote Papua New Guinea region, the local governor said Wednesday. His comments were the first confirmation of deaths from a high-...
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Map locates magnitude-7.5 quake in Papua New Guinea; 2c x 2 inches; 96.3 mm x 50 mm;
February 26, 2018 - 3:27 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A powerful earthquake rattled forest villages and a large gold mine in central Papua New Guinea on Monday, and the government sent officers to the region to assess unverified reports of fatalities and check the extent of the damage. Officials said that as of Monday...
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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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