R/€ = 15.90 Change: -0.01
R/$ = 14.07 Change: 0.00
Au 1320.93 $/oz Change: 5.93
Pt 805.07 $/oz Change: 17.61


US top court takes up challenge to Virginia uranium mining ban

By: Reuters     21st May 2018 The US Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether states have the right to ban uranium mining for public health reasons in a dispute over a moratorium Virginia put in place on the radioactive metal in 1982. The court will hear a bid by a Virginia Energy Resources Inc subsidiary and other... 

Former coal baron Blankenship’s conviction upheld on appeal

By: Bloomberg     20th January 2017 Former coal baron Donald Blankenship will stay in jail for now after an appeals court upheld his conviction for flouting mine-safety laws. The self-described “political prisoner” didn’t identify any reversible errors in his 2016 trial on charges he ignored safety rules at Massey Energy’s Upper... 


17th September 2014 DuPont as a company dedicated to safety and innovation tries to constantly help workers in keeping them safe from on-the-job hazards. From emergency response teams and police officers to laboratory technicians or frontline workers in manufacturing, construction, and maintenance, DuPont provides... 

James River Coal files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

By: Henry Lazenby     7th April 2014 US coal miner James River Coal on Monday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after it had been grappling with weak coal prices for months. The Richmond, Virginia-based company said that it planned to use the Chapter 11 process to continue implementing a comprehensive turnaround plan aimed... 

James River Coal mulls a sale

By: Henry Lazenby     7th February 2014 Coal miner James River Coal on Friday revealed that it was exploring and evaluating potential strategic alternatives for the company, which might include a capital investment through debt and/or equity securities, or a sale of all or one or more portions of the company. In order to launch this... 

James River Coal idles four more Kentucky mines

By: Henry Lazenby     7th November 2013 Coal miner James River Coal on Thursday announced that it had decided to idle four more of its Central Appalachian coal mines, as continued weak coal prices haemorrhaged the company’s third-quarter results. The Richmond, Virginia-based company on Wednesday idled two underground and two surface... 

More than 500 workers furloughed from James River Coal

By: Henry Lazenby     17th September 2013 US coal miner James River Coal late on Monday said it had idled production at several locations in Central Appalachia as a result of a continued weakness in the domestic and international coal markets, and furloughed 525 employees from its Eastern Kentucky operations. The Richmond, Virginia-based... 

Company Announcement: Commences Development of Superior Lithium Ion Battery Materials

8th March 2012 Larry W. Reaugh, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Manganese Inc. (“American Manganese” or the “Company”), (TSX.V: AMY; Pink Sheets: AMYZF; Frankfurt: 2AM), is pleased to announce the Company has retained Kemetco Research Inc. of Richmond, BC to undertake research in the... 


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