In an interesting turn of events, Rockwood Holdings and Chengdu Tianqi Industry Group have formed a joint venture, resulting in Rockwood gaining a 49 percent stake in Australia-based Talison Lithium.
Articles Tagged "United States"
Finance Degree Center published an infographic that details how much gas Americans use, as well as how much they pay for it.
Bloomberg reported that US Secretary of State John Kerry said that no nuclear deal with Iran has yet been made, noting that "there are some important gaps that have to be closed." Kerry, along with government members from France, Germany and the United Kingdom, is currently in Geneva to seek an accord over Iran's recent nuclear activities.
Platts reported that according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), uranium production in the United States came to 1,171,278 pounds during the third quarter of 2013, an increase of almost 12 percent from the 1,048,018 pounds it put out in the year-ago quarter. It is also the highest Q3 total since 1999.
Times Online reported that a federal judge has given the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 60 days to finalize federal coal ash regulations. The ruling was prompted by a suit filed against the EPA by a coalition of environmental groups — the members believe the agency has a "mandatory duty" to review and revise waste regulations every three years.
The Washington Times reported that today, thousands of people, many of them coal miners, will storm Washington for the Count on Coal rally.
CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE:CNX) announced that it plans to sell Consolidation Coal Company (CCC), its subsidiary, to Murray Energy Corp. in a transaction valued at $3.5 billion. CCC contains CONSOL's five West Virginia-based longwall coal mines.
Wood Mackenzie believes that by 2020, coal will take oil's place as the most dominant source of fuel in the world.
Although Iran has said it has no interest in nuclear weapons, global leaders remain skeptical about the country's uranium enrichment plans, and talks have continued.
An economic recovery that isn't one. A civil war that isn't one. Cheap oil that is no more. According to Bob Moriarty, resources remain one of the few absolutes in the world. In this The Energy Report interview, Bob explains why he's sticking to resources when many investors are turning to the mainstream markets, and shares long-term opportunities for shale oil in New Zealand and coal bed methane in Indonesia.