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Coal boss threatened to shut mines following safety complaints

Apr 8, 2019
A secretly recorded speech by Murray Energy boss is at center of a legal dispute.
Robert Murray (L), chairman of Cleveland-based Murray Energy Corp., listens to a colleague after the evening news conference at the command center where it was announced that rescue efforts to drill relief holes to six coal miners trapped 1,500 feet beneath the surfaces are going slower than expected at the nearby Crandall Canyon coal mine on August 9, 2007 near Huntington, Utah.
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Economic, political forces harm South Africa's rating

Dec 11, 2015
Africa's second-largest economy could have its debt downgraded to junk level.

Why gold is losing its luster for investors

Jul 21, 2015
Gold is in the tank. Why? Because people simply aren't afraid anymore.

Four wounded in South African gold mine protest

Sep 4, 2012
Security guards at a gold mine east of Johannesburg shoot rubber bullets at thousands of protestors who were fired in June after going on strike for higher wages.

Oakley recieves a projected cool $41 mil thanks to Chilean miners

Oct 14, 2010
This final note today. A Marketplace angle on the Chilean mine rescue. Specifically, the sunglasses they were all wearing when they came up. CNB...