Tag Archives: Chemical elements

08Feb/17

Trump to nix “conflict minerals” rule

President Donald Trump is planning an executive order targeting a rule that requires companies to disclose if their products contain “conflict minerals” from a war-torn part of Africa, according to sources. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

12Oct/15

Copper gains on output cuts but China worries persist

Mining giant Glencore looks to sell copper mines in Australia and Chile to reduce its debt.

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17Aug/15

Savannah River nuclear site not in danger -U.S. official

A bomb-sniffing dog at the Savannah River nuclear site apparently over reacts when it halts a delivery truck and there does not appear to be a serious security threat there, a U.S. government official says.

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13Apr/15

Liquid metal discovery paves way for shape-shifting robots

Scientists in China produce droplets of liquid metal that can change shape and move of their own accord, bringing researchers a step closer to creating a “Terminator-style” shape-shifting robot. Matthew Stock reports.
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