MINING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MINING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Mexican mining firm complains about spill probe http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58323372-79/spill-company-copper-mexican.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58323372-79/spill-company-copper-mexican.html.csp">Mexican mining firm complains about spill probe</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T17:39:01.548-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 05:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • A mining conglomerate charged Thursday that it is being subjected to “punitive” legal actions by Mexican officials because one of its mines spilled acid-laced copper sulfate and heavy metals into two rivers. Environmental authorities have ordered a full inspection of Grupo Mexico’s Buenavista copper mine near the U.S. border and threatened possible fines of up to $3 million. Prosecutors, meanwhile, have filed a criminal complaint over the spill, which caused water supplies to be sh...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583233722014-08-21T17:39:01.548-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T17:39:01.548-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58323372@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:39:01 MDT Mining giant Glencore swings to 8 percent profit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317264-79/profit-billion-glencore-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317264-79/profit-billion-glencore-company.html.csp">Mining giant Glencore swings to 8 percent profit</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T10:03:01.776-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 10:03AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">GENEVA • Commodities and mining group Glencore PLC says it will buy back up to $1 billion of its own shares as profit for the first half of the year rose 8 percent. The Swiss-based company, which created an industry giant through the merger between Glencore and Xstrata, says the repurchasing of shares will run through the end of March. In its financial statement released Wednesday, the company says its adjusted net profit was $2.01 billion in the first six months of the year, up from a restated ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583172642014-08-20T10:03:01.776-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T10:03:01.776-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58317264@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:03:01 MDT EPA proposal could block huge mine in Alaska http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58197716-79/epa-mine-pebble-alaska.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58197716-79/epa-mine-pebble-alaska.html.csp">EPA proposal could block huge mine in Alaska</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BECKY BOHRER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T11:51:57.971-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 11:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Juneau, Alaska • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed restrictions Friday that essentially would block development of a planned massive gold-and-copper mine near the headwaters of a world premier salmon fishery in Alaska. The announcement came as the EPA was being sued by Pebble Limited Partnership, the group behind the proposed Pebble Mine, and the state of Alaska for allegedly exceeding its authority. The state and Pebble Partnership, which was created to design, permit and run th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581977162014-07-18T11:51:57.971-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T11:51:57.971-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58197716@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:51:57 MDT