Galena Complex

Alcoa trims more workers

The biggest news of the week was Alcoa’s announcement it will cut production and staff at three smelters, in Rockdale, Tex., Massena, N.Y., and Ferndale, Wash.After cutting 10,000 jobs in 2002, the co…

Workers perish at Stillwater, Galena mines

Denver — An underground contract worker for Thyssen Mining Construction was killed at Stillwater Mining’s platinum-palladium mine in southwestern Montana.The miner was struck by underground mining eq…

Coeur completes acquisition of Silver Valley

Coeur d’Alene Mines (CDE-N) has completed its acquisition of Silver Valley Resources and other assets from Asarco (AR-N) in a deal valued at US$33.4 million.The Idaho-based company granted Asarco 7.1 …

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