The pact will increase exports, but could also help S. Korean businesses undercut American ones, leaving workers leery.
Alcoa got the earnings season off to a disappointing start with a third-quarter net income that fell far short of expectations.
Police say Shareef Allman opened fire on co-workers at the quarry last Wednesday, killing three people and wounding six others.
Seven people were also injured Monday in a clash between police and thousands of striking workers, who want a 25 wage hike.
The Irving, Texas company said the downturn in construction is forcing the closure of nearly 10 facilities nationwide.
Project in Wisconsin could bring hundreds of jobs, but it could also transform the pristine landscape into a noisy, deep-pitted, potentially polluted eyesore.
AK Steel said it has acquired a coal company for $36 million and, separately, it has formed a joint venture to produce iron ore concentrate.
More than 200 heavily armed communist rebels stormed three mining companies as a "show of force" in the 42-year-old rebellion.
Toshiba Corp. has established a joint venture for rare metals with JSC NAC Kazatomprom, Kazakhstan's state-owned company for nuclear-related business.
The U.S jewelry industry is saying stricter rules against the toxic metal in several states creates chaos for manufacturers and importers.
The CPSC will allow jewelry makers and importers to adhere to voluntary standards, but still has the power to enforce recalls.
A former Massey Energy employee was sentenced to 10 months in prison for faking a foreman's license and lying to federal authorities.
Electronic materials division will more than double its refining and casting capacity for high-purity copper and tin to meet rising demand from semiconductor industry.
Alcoa will invest $300 million to expand and add 150 jobs to its Davenport plant to meet the growing demand from the automotive industry.
Obama's proposed $447 billion package states that all "iron, steel, and manufactured goods" used in public works be supplied by American firms.
The steelmaker saves 61 cents for every mile driven using natural gas instead of gasoline or diesel fuel, according to U.S. Steel CEO John P. Surma.
Aluminum smelting plant in South Carolina consumes $4 million a week in power and will close at a loss of more than 600 jobs if it can't negotiate a lower rate.
Macarthur's board had previously rejected a $5.12 billion joint bid from St. Louis-based Peabody and steelmaker ArcelorMittal.
The decree hopes to give the Venezuelan government total control over the gold produced, and gives them the power to evict wildcat miners from illegal mines.
Officials of Blue Island, Ill.-based Modern Forge cited a "positive business environment" for choosing to move its foundries across state lines.
Deal permits U.S. Steel to expand production at one Iron Range plant while capturing polluted wastewater at another, state officials said.
Company completes purchase of Patriot Special Metals, including a state-of-the-art forge and other equipment for heat treating and finishing metal products.
Australia's largest steel maker will shut two production facilities and cut 1,000 jobs as part of a restructure aimed at turning around a $1.09 billion annual loss.
With copper prices at a near record, thieves across the country have been stealing copper wiring from power lines, construction sites and warehouses.