January 31 2011

Xstrata shuts one Australian coal mine ahead of cyclone

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, Feb 1 (Reuters) – Xstrata Coal shut itsCollinsville coal mine in Australia's Queensland state onTuesday ahead of a huge cyclone, due to hit the area in the nextday or two. "We have …

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January 31 2011

Rio Tinto shuts Australian Hail Creek coal mine over cyclone

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, Feb 1 (Reuters) – hasshut its Hail Creek coal mine in Australia's Queensland stateahead of a massive cyclone expected to hit on Wednesday or earlyThursday. "This is shaping …

Rio Tinto shuts Australian Hail Creek coal mine over cyclone

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January 31 2011

U.S. fracking firms may have broken environmental law: probe

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By Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Several energy companies may have violated environmental rules by injecting diesel into the ground without permits as part of a controversial natural gas drilling …

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January 31 2011

Diesel Use by Gas Drillers Cited as Risk to Drinking Water

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Chemicals used in a natural gas drilling process known as fracking contaminate underground sources of , Congressional investigators told the E.P.A.

Diesel Use by Gas Drillers Cited as Risk to Drinking Water

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January 31 2011

UPDATE 2-US fracking firms may have broken enviro law-probe

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* Services, Halliburton used diesel in fracking-probe * Firms had agreed to stop use of diesel in fracking * Firms lacked permits for diesel use (Adds comments from Halliburton, Baker Hughes) By Ayesha …

UPDATE 2-US fracking firms may have broken enviro law-probe

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January 31 2011

Coal mining may escape worst Australia cyclone rains: state premier

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, Feb 1 (Reuters) – Coal mining areas of centralQueensland may escape the worst of heavy rains caused bytropical cyclone Yasi, Queensland state saidon Tuesday. "If there …

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January 31 2011

Egypt oil threat may be overblown

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As protests continue to rock , attention is turning to what impact the violence may have on oil shipments and supplies in the broader Middle East.

Egypt oil threat may be overblown

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January 31 2011

Rates fall at weekly Treasury auction

Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in Monday’s auction, with rates on six-month bills dropping to the lowest level since early November.

Rates fall at weekly Treasury auction

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January 31 2011

Treasury bond market at a glance

Key barometers in the Treasury market late Monday, compared with late Friday. Price changes in the 10-year note and 30-year bond are per $100 invested:

Treasury bond market at a glance

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January 31 2011

[$$] Barrick CFO: Central Banks May Shift More Reserves Into Gold

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Barrick CFO Sees Shift Toward Gold The world’s biggest gold producer expects central banks will likely shift more of their monetary reserves into gold this year, as they worry about soaring stockpiles of U.S. dollars.

[$$] Barrick CFO: Central Banks May Shift More Reserves Into Gold

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