Some of the metals reached the San Juan River, which the Animas joins in New Mexico, but most settled into the Animas riverbed before that, the EPA said in a preliminary report on the metals. The EPA said most of the metals consisted of small particles and came from Cement Creek, a tributary that carried the water from the mine to the Animas. An EPA- led cleanup crew...» Read More
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BHP Billiton, the world's largest miner said Tuesday that it sees iron ore demand from top consumer China flattening, but one expert forecasts iron ore prices to rise this year and recommends picking up BHP shares.
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Colin Barnett, Premier of resource-rich Western Australia told CNBC on Friday that the federal government's mining tax is unfair and unconstitutional.
Emerging economies have been moving into clean technology and green energy at a pace that would surprise many.
"Apparently the President was not required to take a course in economics and learn about supply and demand", writes William Dunkelberg, Economics Professor at Temple University.