Minerals

AECOM awarded third consecutive environmental remediation contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:55am

AECOM (NYSE: ACM), the worlds trusted infrastructure consulting firm, today announced that it has been selected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Baltimore District to continue providing nationwide environmental remediation services through the MAMMS III contract.

Key Points: 
  • AECOM (NYSE: ACM), the worlds trusted infrastructure consulting firm, today announced that it has been selected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Baltimore District to continue providing nationwide environmental remediation services through the MAMMS III contract.
  • The multiple-award contract, with a shared program ceiling of $240 million, includes five base years and up to two additional option years.
  • Our dedicated environmental experts consistently deliver for the USACE and have a flawless safety record on this technically complex and challenging work, said Lara Poloni, AECOMs president.
  • AECOM has supported the USACE Baltimore Districts environmental remediation programs for more than 26 years.

ArcPacific Completes First Ever Trenching at Blackdome

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 2:01pm

Trenching at the Stibnite Zone discovered new veins in outcrop that have now been exposed over 35 meters and show epithermal characteristics including banding, cockscomb and vuggy textures.

Key Points: 
  • Trenching at the Stibnite Zone discovered new veins in outcrop that have now been exposed over 35 meters and show epithermal characteristics including banding, cockscomb and vuggy textures.
  • The newly identified quartz veins strike in a northeast direction, are steeply dipping and are individually up to 60 centimeters wide.
  • Trenching at the West Zone also successfully exposed epithermal quartz veining over an additional 10 meters from an outcrop occurrence historically containing 4.59 g/t gold from selective grab sample.
  • Samples taken from these zones were predominantly quartz and quartz carbonate vein material visually containing up to 1% fine grained pyrite+/-arsenopyrite+/-chalcopyrite.

Pancon Intersects 106 Meters of 1.07 g/t Gold and 0.26% Copper, Including 45 Meters of 2.03 g/t Gold and 0.52% Copper, in Hole 8 at Brewer

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 11:30am

Hole 10 is located 50 meters east of this north-south section and thus not shown in Figure 2.

Key Points: 
  • Hole 10 is located 50 meters east of this north-south section and thus not shown in Figure 2.
  • To date, Pancon has completed 14 diamond drill holes at the Brewer Gold & Copper Project with another four diamond drill holes to be completed before the end of Phase 2.
  • The Company expects results from Holes 11 and 12 in August, and results from Holes 13 and 14 in September.
  • In January 2020, Pancon won the exclusive right to explore the former Brewer Gold Mine property.

West Mining Drills Strong Vein and Stockwork Mineralization on the Starlight Trend of the Daylight Property, BC

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 11:00am

Four of eight planned diamond drill holes have now been completed on the Starlight Trend along the western portion of the Daylight Property.

Key Points: 
  • Four of eight planned diamond drill holes have now been completed on the Starlight Trend along the western portion of the Daylight Property.
  • Drill holes on the Starlight trend all intercepted the target structure containing quartz veins and stockwork and sulphide mineralization.
  • We are extremely encouraged by the alterations seen in the Great Western and Starlight drill holes, states Nicholas Houghton, President and CEO of West Mining Corp.
  • The Daylight property contains the historic past producing Daylight, Starlight, Victoria, Irene and Great Eastern gold mines.

Ciner Resources LP to Release Second Quarter 2021 Results

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 11:40pm

Ciner Resources LP (NYSE: CINR) will release second quarter 2021 financial results after the market closes on Monday, August 2, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Ciner Resources LP (NYSE: CINR) will release second quarter 2021 financial results after the market closes on Monday, August 2, 2021.
  • Ciner Resources LP, a master limited partnership, operates the trona ore mining and soda ash production business of Ciner Wyoming LLC, one of the largest and lowest cost producers of natural soda ash in the world, serving a global market from its facility in the Green River Basin of Wyoming.
  • The facility has been in operation for more than 50 years.
  • View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210726005820/en/

Ampco-Pittsburgh (NYSE: AP) Second Quarter 2021 Results Conference Call

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 10:57pm

Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation (NYSE: AP) will hold a conference call on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) to discuss its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation (NYSE: AP) will hold a conference call on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) to discuss its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021.
  • If you would like to participate in the conference call, please register using the link below or by dialing 1-844-308-3408 at least five minutes before the 10:30 a.m.
  • We encourage participants to pre-register for the conference call using the following link.
  • Callers who pre-register will be given a conference passcode and unique PIN to gain immediate access to the call and bypass the live operator.

BC Works (Kitimat) smelter reduces production following strike

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 8:32pm

Rio Tinto has begun reducing production at its BC Works aluminium smelter in Kitimat, Canada due to a strike initiated by the Unifor Local 2301 union after negotiations failed to reach a new collective labour agreement.

Key Points: 
  • Rio Tinto has begun reducing production at its BC Works aluminium smelter in Kitimat, Canada due to a strike initiated by the Unifor Local 2301 union after negotiations failed to reach a new collective labour agreement.
  • Production will be reduced to around 35 per cent of the smelters 432,000 tonne annual capacity, so that it can safely be operated by staff and employees required under an essential services order granted by the BC Labour Relations Board.
  • A reduced workforce is also in place to ensure the Kemano hydro-power facility continues to run safely.
  • Rio Tinto employs approximately 1,050 people at the BC Works smelter and Kemano powerhouse, including around 900 employees represented by Unifor Local 2301.

Black Stone Minerals, L.P. Announces Distribution Increase, New Sustainability Initiative, and Timing of Earnings Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2021 Results

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 9:30pm

Black Stone Minerals, L.P. (NYSE: BSM) (Black Stone, BSM, or the Company) today declared the distribution attributable to the second quarter of 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Black Stone Minerals, L.P. (NYSE: BSM) (Black Stone, BSM, or the Company) today declared the distribution attributable to the second quarter of 2021.
  • Additionally, the Company announced a new sustainability initiative and the date of its second quarter 2021 earnings call.
  • Thomas L. Carter, Jr., Black Stone Minerals Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, commented, We are pleased to announce a significant distribution increase for the second quarter.
  • The Company is scheduled to release details regarding its results for the second quarter of 2021 after the close of trading on August 2, 2021.

GrafTech Expands Operations with New Sales Office in Japan

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 9:15pm

GrafTech International Ltd. (NYSE:EAF), a leading manufacturer of high-quality graphite electrode products essential to the production of electric arc furnace steel, announced the opening of a new sales office in Chiba-shi, Japan.

Key Points: 
  • GrafTech International Ltd. (NYSE:EAF), a leading manufacturer of high-quality graphite electrode products essential to the production of electric arc furnace steel, announced the opening of a new sales office in Chiba-shi, Japan.
  • This new office will provide GrafTechs customers in the region with local commercial, customer service and technical support.
  • This office also expands the companys global sales and technical support personnel.
  • This office reflects our dedication to this region and to building highly skilled teams that serve our customers across our global footprint.

L&W Supply Finalized Deal to Acquire the Assets of the Eastern U.S. Gypsum Distribution Operations of Builders FirstSource Inc.

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 1:39pm

L&W Supply Corporation has finalized its purchase of the assets of the Eastern U.S. Gypsum Distribution Operations of Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NYSE: BLDR) (Builders FirstSource).

Key Points: 
  • L&W Supply Corporation has finalized its purchase of the assets of the Eastern U.S. Gypsum Distribution Operations of Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NYSE: BLDR) (Builders FirstSource).
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210726005447/en/
    We are excited to welcome the Builders FirstSource Eastern Gypsum associates, customers and suppliers to the L&W Supply family, said Dan Pich, L&W Supply's president.
  • This transaction gives us an opportunity to divest our gypsum operations to a great partner for our employees and customers, said Dave Flitman, President and CEO of Builders FirstSource.
  • Builders FirstSource, Inc. also distributes windows, interior and exterior doors, dimensional lumber and lumber sheet goods, millwork and other building products.