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  • Midday Glance: Silver companies Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 2:34 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 08 or 2.3 percent, to $3.30. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 10 or 1.0 percent, to $9.44. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 11 or 2.1 percent, to $5.23.

  • Canada's Sheritt confirms strike at Madagascar plant Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 2:26 PM ET

    April 15- Diversified Canadian miner Sherritt International Corp confirmed a strike by some employees at its Ambatovy processing plant near Toamasina, Madagascar. Sherritt said on Wednesday the strike was not expected to affect the miner's 2015 production forecast. A strike by employees at its Ambatovy nickel mine last month had forced the company to curb...

  • OTTAWA, April 15- The Canadian government on Wednesday unveiled a C $350 million deal to supply uranium fuel to India, formally ending a lengthy dispute that began after New Delhi used Canadian technology to develop a nuclear bomb. Canadian producer Cameco Corp will supply 7.1 million pounds of uranium concentrate to India over the next five years.

  • WASHINGTON, April 15- More than a dozen states and a coal company will urge a U.S. appeals court on Thursday to throw out the Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to limit carbon dioxide emissions from U.S. power plants. "This represents a radical transformation of energy policy and will have a significant effect on West Virginia and other coal-producing...

  • Nokia, miners help European shares reach new 14-year high Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 5:27 AM ET

    *Nokia gains after deal, Alcatel-Lucent slips. LONDON, April 15- European shares touched a new 14- year high on Wednesday, with Nokia gaining after agreeing to buy rival telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent, and firmer oil and metals prices boosting energy and mining stocks. Shares in Royal Dutch Shell, Tullow Oil and BP rose 0.8 to 2.4 percent.

  • Australia's Fortescue under pressure as iron ore crashes Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 3:28 AM ET

    *$9 bln debt load puts Fortescue under stress. *Glencore would eye Fortescue if cheap enough- sources. *Fortescue updates on Q1 output, costs on Thursday.

  • Mongolia seeing shift on foreign investments: Pro   Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 11:40 PM ET
    Mongolia seeing shift on foreign investments: Pro

    There is a "real significant shift" in the Mongolian government's view towards foreign investments in its mining sector, says Peter Akerley, president & CEO of Erdene Gold.

  • Usiminas is controlled through a shareholder pact between Luxembourg- based Ternium SA and Japan's Nippon Steel& Sumitomo Metal Corp but the two have been at loggerheads for six months over the departure of Usiminas' former CEO, leading to a number of court cases and appeals to the regulator. Last October, Ternium increased its stake with a 616.7 million reais...

  • Final Glance: Gold companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 5:58 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 15 or 1.2 percent, to $12.51. Gold Fields Ltd ADS rose$. 01 or. 2 percent, to $4.29. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 25 or 1.1 percent, to $22.82.

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 5:58 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 03 or. 9 percent, to $3.22. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 01 or. 2 percent, to $5.12. Silver Wheaton fell$. 12 or. 6 percent, to $18.99.

  • Final Glance: Coal companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 5:58 PM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 01 or 1.0 percent, to $1.03. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 16 or. 6 percent, to $28.40. Peabody Energy rose$. 10 or 2.1 percent, to $4.96.

  • SANTIAGO, April 14- The copper market will not get any respite from weak prices and excess supplies any time soon, even after recent hefty cost cutting and project delays have removed more than a million tonnes of new capacity, top executives said on Tuesday. Barclays and CRU both expect China's demand growth to slow to 4 percent this year, off the double-digit...

  • Midday Glance: Gold companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 1:34 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 15 or 1.2 percent, to $12.51. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 23 or 1.0 percent, to $22.80.

  • Midday Glance: Silver companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 1:34 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 02 or. 6 percent, to $3.21. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 03 or. 5 percent, to $5.14. Silver Wheaton fell$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $19.09.

  • Midday Glance: Coal companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 1:34 PM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 04 or 3.8 percent, to $1.00. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 01 or percent, to $28.55. Peabody Energy rose$. 09 or 1.7 percent, to $4.95.

  • Early Glance: Gold companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 10:42 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 20 or 1.6 percent, to $12.56. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 20 or. 9 percent, to $22.77.

  • Early Glance: Coal companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 10:42 AM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 03 or 2.9 percent, to $1.01. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 18 or. 6 percent, to $28.74. Peabody Energy rose$. 04 or. 8 percent, to $4.90.

  • Early Glance: Silver companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 10:42 AM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 02 or. 6 percent, to $3.21. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 12 or 1.3 percent, to $9.46. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 08 or 1.6 percent, to $5.19.

  • LONDON, April 14- It's that time of year when the copper industry gathers for CESCO Week in Chile to chew the collective fat on what the future holds. In Chile this week the focus will be firmly on supply, inevitably given the structural problems facing operators in what is still the world's largest copper producing nation. But in truth the present confusion is all...

  • *Global production remains high, China's economy seen slowing. LONDON, April 14- Crude oil rose on Tuesday after a forecast that U.S. shale oil output would record its first monthly decline in more than four years and on tensions in Yemen, where top oil exporter Saudi Arabia is embroiled in a civil war. Brent crude was up 21 cents at $58.14 a barrel by 1203 GMT, while U.S....