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Caterpillar says it could cut 10,000 jobs

...through 2018, as the construction and mining equipment maker adjusts to downturns in...locomotives, along with construction and mining equipment. Several sectors that it serves...America, Europe and the Middle East. Mining equipment sales have stayed well below...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-24/caterpillar-says-it-could-
Mining company confirms sale

...could be a good bit longer before Hecla Mining Co. sells its Kentucky-Tennessee Clay...determine if it should retain the clay mining subsidiary, which operates kaolin mines...of other precious metal assets. Hecla Mining, headquartered in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/06/bus_298346.shtml
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McDuffie County planners recommend against mining proposal

...conditional use proposal submitted by mining company Advanced Primary Minerals.The...company's plans to minimize the impact on the mining site's neighbors if the proposal were approved.A number of residents who oppose mining in the area expressed concerns about the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2011-10-04/mcduffie-county-planners
Brier Creek fish kill report looks at material used in mining, wastewater treatment

...material used in wastewater treatment and mining, and which can dissolve into sulfuric...sulfate ? used as a coagulant in kaolin mining and sewage treatment.Georgia's Environmental...there are four state-regulated kaolin mining operations upstream from the affected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-10-21/brier-creek-fish-kill-report-
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-09/new-foundry
Night at the Movies

...weekBIG STONE GAP (PG-13): Best-selling novel Big Stone Gap comes to the big screen in a tale of family secrets in a coal-mining town. Exchange (opens 10/9)HE NAMED ME MALALA (PG-13): Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai emerges as a leading advocate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-10-08/night-movies
No union mines left in Kentucky, where labor wars once raged

...the strife of the mid-1970s Brookside mining strike here was captured in the Academy...safest time in the history of U.S. mining right now and a time when the UMWA is...high-sulfur coal that essentially halted mining in western Kentucky in the 1990s. Smith...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-06/no-union-mines-left-kentuc
SC, Georgia join suits to halt new emissions rules

...unlawful power grab by Washington bureaucrats" that will kill coal mining jobs and drive up electricity costs."The Clean Power Plan...privately owned coal company. Members of Congress from coal-mining states joined in, saying they will introduce legislation aimed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-23/sc-georgia-join-suits-halt
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-08-21/1st-us-tar-sands-mine-set-
Of Mutual Interest: Oakmark's David Herro talks patience

...he's prepared to wait for its price to turn around. He's making a similar leap with other beaten-down stocks, such as the mining giant Glencore, whose London-listed shares are down about 60 percent this year.Such investments mean the Oakmark International...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-23/mutual-interest-oakmarks-d