Feb 15, 2013 Asteroids like the one that flew by Earth on Friday could hold a treasure trove of precious metals.
Jan 17, 2013 One of the biggest mining companies in the world has just lost its CEO. Tom Albanese resigned from Rio Tinto after the company wrote off a $14 billion loss.
Jan 15, 2013 The world's largest platinum producer Anglo American Platinum, also known as Amplats, is planning to close down some of its South African mines and cut around 14,000 jobs. The announcement comes after a series of strikes across the mining sector of South Africa at the end of last year in which mineworkers were demanding higher wages.
Dec 14, 2012 It used to be that you might get a turkey from your boss as a holiday bonus, but today a bonus check is more like it.
Dec 7, 2012 For lifeguards on Hawaii's North Shore, the office is beautiful, the work is dangerous, and the pay is surprisingly low.
Nov 27, 2012 Colleges and universities are on a quest for a cheaper college degree. But not everyone gets a bargain.
Nov 23, 2012 Glencore, the Swiss commodities trading firm, is trying to takeover a mining company called Xstrata. And the deal just got a stamp of approval from European regulators.
Oct 8, 2012 Grinnell is a very small liberal arts college in Iowa with a very big endowment: $1.4 billion. Why the financially sound institution is looking at how to control future costs.
Oct 1, 2012 The board of the Swiss mining company Xstrata has approved a merger offer made by Glencore, a commodities trader.
Sep 18, 2012 Last year, Harvard graduates made less money per year than alumni from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology -- which costs about four times less than Harvard to attend.