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  • Final Glance: Gold companies Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $18.69. Gold Fields rose$. 03 or. 7 percent, to $4.07. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 49 or 1.9 percent, to $25.64.

  • Final Glance: Coal companies Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 03 or 1.0 percent, to $2.86. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $39.94. Peabody Energy rose$. 16 or 1.1 percent, to $15.15.

  • Midday Glance: Gold companies Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 13 or. 7 percent, to $18.55. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 25 or 1.0 percent, to $25.40.

  • Midday Glance: Silver companies Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 06 or 1.8 percent, to $3.25. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 05 or. 3 percent, to $14.95. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 12 or 1.3 percent, to $9.38.

  • Midday Glance: Coal companies Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    Arch Coal fell$. 05 or 1.7 percent, to $2.84. Consol Energy Inc. fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $39.96. Peabody Energy rose$. 15 or 1.0 percent, to $15.14.

  • *Freeport expected to export 756,000 T copper concentrate. LONDON, July 28- Copper was steady on Monday as investors weighed increased supply from Indonesia against prospects for higher demand, while lead was near a 1-1/ 2 year high, tracking related metal zinc.

  • Early Glance: Silver companies Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 03 or. 9 percent, to $3.28. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 10 or. 7 percent, to $14.90. Silver Wheaton fell$. 17 or. 6 percent, to $26.55.

  • Early Glance: Gold companies Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 11 or. 6 percent, to $18.57. Newmont Mining Corp. unchanged at $25.15.

  • Early Glance: Coal companies Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    Arch Coal unchanged at $2.89. Consol Energy Inc. rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $40.07. Peabody Energy rose$. 11 or. 7 percent, to $15.10.

  • Concerns about the potentially dangerous impact of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in the search for shale gas has prompted protests in Britain and outright bans on the practice in France and elsewhere.

  • LONDON, July 28- Copper was little changed on Monday as investors weighed increased supply from Indonesia versus prospects for better demand, while lead was near a 1-1/ 2 year top, catching up with recent gains in its sister-metal zinc.

  • Britain reopens way for fracking Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 6:27 AM ET

    LONDON— Energy firms will be able to bid for licenses Monday to explore for shale gas in Britain, three years after the controversial fracking process caused seismic tremors which led the government to suspend operations.

  • --Clyde Russell is a Reuters columnist. LAUNCESTON, Australia, July 28- One thing has become clear from the latest production reports from the big three iron ore miners: They appear intent on ensuring their dominance by boosting low-cost output.

  • Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va.— NEWPORT NEWS, Va.— Coal from Appalachia rumbles into this port city, 150 railroad cars at a time, bound for the belly of the massive cargo ship Prime Lily. The ship soon sets sail for South America, its 80,000 tons of coal destined for power plants and factories, an export of American energy— and pollution.

  • US exports help Germany increase coal, pollution Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    LUENEN, Germany— One of Germany's newest coal-fired power plants rises here from the banks of a 100- year-old canal that once shipped coal mined from the Ruhr Valley to the world. Coal mining's demise in Germany comes as the country is experiencing a resurgence in coal-fired power, one which the U.S. increasingly has helped supply.

  • METALS-London copper pauses as Freeport eyes exports Sunday, 27 Jul 2014 | 9:14 PM ET

    SYDNEY, July 28- London copper opened steady on Monday after a two percent run up last week, stalling on news that major miner Freeport was set to resume concentrate exports from Indonesia after a six-month halt, unlocking a kink in supply.

  • July 25- A former adviser to mining giant BSG Resources was sentenced in New York federal court on Friday to two years in prison for obstructing a criminal probe in connection with a bribery investigation in Guinea.

  • JAKARTA, July 25- Freeport-McMoRan Inc clinched a deal with the Indonesian government on Friday allowing the miner to resume copper concentrate exports from the country, effectively ending a six-month tax dispute and paving the way for more miners to follow suit.

  • JAKARTA, July 25- Freeport-McMoRan Inc and the Indonesian government on Friday reached a deal over a contract dispute that should pave the way for a resumption of the U.S. company's copper exports after a six-month halt.

  • Brad Gordon, CEO of African Barrick Gold, says weaker gold demand has offset further price rises to the precious metal despite geopolitical tensions.