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  • Trump shows a different side in his first address to Congress: part dealmaker, part salesman, asking for unity, not so combative and trying to repackage his populist message in more palatable terms. Trump will target a handful of Obama-era green regulations, including a federal coal mining ban and an initiative forcing states to cut carbon emissions, in an...

  • Trump shows a different side in his first address to Congress: part dealmaker, part salesman, asking for unity, not so combative and trying to repackage his populist message in more palatable terms. Trump will target a handful of Obama-era green regulations, including a federal coal mining ban and an initiative forcing states to cut carbon emissions, in an...

  • Trump shows a different side in his first address to Congress: part dealmaker, part salesman, asking for unity, not so combative and trying to repackage his populist message in more palatable terms. Trump will target a handful of Obama-era green regulations, including a federal coal mining ban and an initiative forcing states to cut carbon emissions, in an...

  • President Donald Trump will target a handful of Obama-era green regulations, including a federal coal mining ban and an initiative forcing states to cut carbon emissions, in an executive order as soon as next week, a White House official told Reuters on Wednesday. Trump and his fellow Republicans who control Congress are seeking to unravel former Democratic...

  • President Donald Trump will target a handful of Obama-era green regulations, including a federal coal mining ban and an initiative forcing states to cut carbon emissions, in an executive order as soon as next week a White House official told Reuters on Wednesday. Trump and his fellow Republicans who control Congress are seeking to unravel former Democratic...

  • TORONTO, March 1- Noranda Income Fund said on Wednesday it was deferring its 2017 zinc production and sales forecasts due to an ongoing strike by workers at its Quebec processing plant, the second-largest in North America. "We're waiting for management to call us," said USW Local 6486 President Manon Castonguay, adding that no meetings are currently scheduled.

  • Trump shows a different side in his first address to Congress: part dealmaker, part salesman, asking for unity, not so combative and trying to repackage his populist message in more palatable terms. Trump is likely to sign an executive order next week that lifts a ban on new federal coal mining leases and starts the process of killing other Obama-era initiatives...

  • NEW YORK, March 1- Exxon Mobil Corp still sees potential in its western Canadian operations despite a recent write-down in the value of nearly all its oil sands reserves there, Chief Executive Officer Darren Woods said on Wednesday. "The way we're managing that business is looking at the opportunity to drive efficiency, by bringing technology to bear, to bring...

  • President Donald Trump is likely to sign an executive order next week that lifts a ban on new federal coal mining leases and starts the process of killing other Obama-era initiatives to combat global climate change, a White House official said. "Rescinding federal coal leasing moratorium is part of that executive order, which has lots of different components,...

  • Spending on growth projects ranks third in priority, delegates and companies said at a mining industry conference in Florida this week. "Companies who said they are going to spend more on capital or do not have a clear dividend policy, they've all been penalized," said Charl Malan, senior analyst at New York- based fund management firm Van Eck Associates.

  • TORONTO, March 1- Noranda Income Fund said on Wednesday it was deferring its 2017 zinc production and sales forecasts due to a strike by workers at its Quebec processing plant, the second-largest in North America. It is uncertain how long the strike, which began Feb. 12, will continue at the zinc processing facility in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, said Noranda, as it...

  • JOHANNESBURG, March 1- Thousands of coal truck drivers descended on South Africa's capital Pretoria on Wednesday to protest against the country's renewable energy programme, after President Jacob Zuma expressed support for the sector last month. Coal is used to generate the lion's share of South Africa's power supply and job cuts are a particularly thorny...

  • *European stock markets climb, FTSE hits record high. LONDON, March 1- The dollar jumped and short-term U.S. Shares on Wall Street were expected to open higher, having hit record highs earlier this week, while gains in mining and bank stocks took Britain's blue-chip FTSE 100 index to an all-time high, buoyed by U.S. rate rise expectations and higher metals prices.

  • *Graphic of China's coal imports: http://tmsnrt.rs/2lj1BS0. Teck has the ability to add to its output, but is waiting for the steel industry in India to take off, as well as watching policy developments in China. China remains key for the outlook for coking coal, with policy decisions likely to drive both short- and medium-term prices.

  • *Graphic of China's coal imports: http://tmsnrt.rs/2lj1BS0. Teck has the ability to add to its output, but is waiting for the steel industry in India to take off, as well as watching policy developments in China. China remains key for the outlook for coking coal, with policy decisions likely to drive both short- and medium-term prices.

  • HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Feb 28- International and domestic companies have expressed interest in partnering with Codelco, the world's biggest copper producer, to develop its lithium assets, the Chilean state-owned company's chief executive said on Tuesday. Most of the world's lithium is produced in Australia and Chile. Despite an unexpected rebound in copper prices...

  • BEIJING, March 1- China's Sinopec Corp has started building a base for research into shale gas near its largest commercial discovery of the fuel, an industry website reported on Wednesday. The company, looking to cement its position as China's leading shale gas developer, plans to spend 339 million yuan building the facility near its Fuling shale project near...

  • LONDON, Feb 28- Chinese steel production rose by 7.4 percent in January compared with a year earlier, according to the World Steel Association. The official figures from China are still pending as the local steel association CISA aggregates two months data over the start of any calendar year due to the disruptive effect of the Chinese New Year holidays.

  • LONDON, Feb 28- Zinc and copper prices rose on Tuesday as ongoing strikes in Canada and Chile added to supply worries while a weaker dollar also supported the market ahead of a speech by U.S. Benchmark zinc on the London Metal Exchange climbed 0.7 percent to $2,826 a tonne by 1540 GMT, while copper rose 0.6 percent to $5,967.50. Strikes continued at Noranda Income...

  • TORONTO, Feb 28- Canada's benchmark stock index rose in morning trade on Tuesday, boosted by a jump in shares of a major bank and strong gains for gold miners as the precious metal held near a 3-1/ 2- month high. At 10:15 a.m. ET, the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 53.09 points, or 0.34 percent, at 15,516.60. Barrick Gold Corp rose 3.1 percent to C...