1st US tar sands mine set to open for business in Utah

...carry tar sands oil.While tar sands mining involves higher operating costs than traditional...instead of leaving open pits, ponds of mining debris and barren land, U.S. Oil Sands...mine to set off an explosion of tar sands mining in the U.S., where the prospects are...

Harris Clay

...Augusta, GA. After the sale of the mill, he studied geology, and was President of Arctic Coast Petroleum, LLC and Mink Mining in Calgary, Canada. He had an unwavering passion for world travel and exploring the finest restaurants in France and Italy...

Consumers enjoying lower energy costs amid rout in prices of fossil fuels

...gas briefly overtook coal as the top fuel for electricity for the first time. Demand for coal is growing globally, but local mining capacity is also growing. Pollution concerns and slower global economic growth are also keeping a lid on coal demand.Coal...

New foundry nearly finished at GIW's Grovetown facility

...prime the Grovetown facility to meet rising global demand in the mining industry.The 50,000-square-foot white-iron foundry...makes heavy industrial pumps and related equipment used in the mining industry at its locations in Grovetown and Thomson. The centrifugal...

Former pilot flies down memory lane with Father's Day gift

...Ray Centers has accomplished more in his 87 years than many could do in several lifetimes.After a childhood in the poor coal mining town of Four Mile, Ky., Centers entered the Army at age 17, ultimately joining the Green Berets and serving for 25 years...

U.S. Open gets new look for 115th edition

...Bay, a public course perched along Puget Sound south of Seattle, for more than a century was a sand and gravel pit used for mining. Ten years ago, it was still being built. And now it's the first U.S. Open in the Pacific Northwest, and the first...

US hiring jumps in May as businesses get bullish on economy

...increasingly reliant on energy drilling. The energy industry has let go of workers and cut orders for pipelines and equipment.The mining sector, which includes oil and gas, trimmed 17,200 workers from their payrolls last month.Falling unemployment usually...

Going rogue

...complicated rules and then declining to provide written supervisory guidance to clarify."Then, of course, there's the data-mining.Records show the bureau has collected data from more than 85 percent of U.S.-issued credit cards without consumer consent...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Bufford brings big city cabaret show to Evans crowd

...schedules of New York City nightclubs. There is so much talent working these rooms on any given night, so many gifted entertainers mining the Great American songbook, it all seems to blur."But catch just one of Bufford's fiery shows ? listen to her rip the...

Growth in US services firms slowed in May to 12-month low

...was 5.6 percent last month, the second highest level since December, 2012.All but one of the 15 services industries tracked by ISM reported growth last month. The only sector that shrank was mining, a sector hurt by lower oil prices.