Metals and minerals industry

Attendees stand for the national anthem at the Kentucky Exposition Center ahead of the arrival of President Donald Trump, Monday, March 20, 2017, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 20, 2017 - 8:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 8:10 p.m. President Donald Trump says he's working on new executive actions aimed at helping revive coal mines. Trump is telling thousands of supporters at a campaign-style rally in Kentucky that "the miners are coming back...
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March 20, 2017 - 10:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Major U.S. indexes are little changed in early trading Monday as technology companies gain but energy and bank stocks fall. Stocks in Europe are lower after the British government said it will formally begin its departure from the European Union next week. KEEPING SCORE: The...
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In this Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, photo, a group of workers at the C.C. Filson Co. manufacturing facility work at their sewing machines, in Seattle. On Friday, March 17, 2017, the Federal Reserve reports on U.S. industrial production for February. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
March 17, 2017 - 9:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. factories cranked out more autos, steel and computers in February, the sixth straight monthly increase in manufacturing output. Factory production rose a seasonally adjusted 0.5 percent last month from January, the Federal Reserve said Friday . That followed another 0.5...
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is displayed on screens as he delivers a work report at the opening session of the annual National People's Congress at Beijing's Great Hall of the People, Sunday, March 5, 2017. China's top leadership as well as thousands of delegates from around the country are gathered at the Chinese capital for the annual legislature meetings. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
March 05, 2017 - 4:39 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's top economic official trimmed the country's growth target and warned Sunday of dangers from global pressure for trade controls as Beijing tries to build a consumer-driven economy and reduce reliance on exports and investment. In a speech to the national legislature, Premier...
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is displayed on screens as he delivers a work report at the opening session of the annual National People's Congress at Beijing's Great Hall of the People, Sunday, March 5, 2017. China's top leadership as well as thousands of delegates from around the country are gathered at the Chinese capital for the annual legislature meetings. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
March 05, 2017 - 2:02 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's top economic official trimmed its growth target and warned Sunday of dangers from global pressure for trade controls as Beijing tries to build a consumer-driven economy and reduce reliance on exports and investment. In a speech to the national legislature, Premier Li Keqiang...
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A Chinese military band conductor rehearses before the opening session of the annual National People's Congress at Beijing's Great Hall of the People, Sunday, March 5, 2017. China's top leadership as well as thousands of delegates from around the country are gathered at the Chinese capital for the annual legislature meetings. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
March 04, 2017 - 8:59 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China's top economic official on Sunday set this year's growth target at about 6.5 percent, down from last year's 6.7 percent expansion as Beijing tries to build a consumer-driven economy and reduce reliance on trade and investment. In a report to the national legislature, Premier Li...
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In this Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 photo, a worker watches a bulldozer unload coal at a coal mine in Huaibei in central China's Anhui province. China's labor minister says Wednesday, March 1, 2017, Beijing will cut another 500,000 jobs this year from steel, coal and other heavy industries to reduce excess production capacity that is flooding markets and depressing global prices. (Chinatopix via AP)
March 01, 2017 - 5:09 am
BEIJING (AP) — China will cut another 500,000 steel and coal jobs this year to reduce excess production capacity, the labor minister said Wednesday, amid complaints the industries are flooding global markets and depressing prices. Beijing is in the midst of a multiyear effort launched last year to...
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