This page contains the list of companies in Industrial Metals & Minerals category. Click on the company name to get further details of the company.
BHP Billiton Plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified natural resources company. Billiton engages in exploration, production, development, and marketing of oil and gas properties. It also engages in mining of bauxite, refining of bauxite into alumina, and smelting of alumina into aluminum metal; and mining of copper, silver, lead, zinc, uranium, nickel, molybdenum, gold, diamonds, titanium, manganese, iron ores, metallurgical coal, and thermal or steaming coal. In addition, Billiton produces manganese metal and alloys. It operates in Australia, China, Europe, Japan, North America, South Korea, South America, Africa, other Asian countries, and rest of the world. The company, formerly known as Billiton Plc, was incorporated in 1996 and is based in London, the United Kingdom. BHP Billiton Plc operates as a subsidiary of BHP Billiton Group.
Coal lies at the core of Bisichi Mining's business. Bisichi Mining invests in and manages mining properties, which it then mines or leases to other mining companies. Its primary property is the Black Wattle mine in South Africa, which produces more than 1 million tons of coal annually. Bisichi sells its coal waste to South African power company Eskom. The firm also owns retail properties in the UK, including the Dragon Retails Properties, which are managed by property firm London & Associated Properties (42% owner of Bisichi Mining). Bisichi plans to grow by acquiring additional coal mines in South Africa.
Blue Tee Corp. provides an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) which gives all eligible United States employees an ownership interest in the Company. This plan is fully funded by the Company and is provided as a no-cost retirement benefit to eligible employees. Blue Tee Corp. is currently 100% employee owned and as such, is one of the largest ESOP companies in the nation. Blue Tee Corp. adopted the ESOP to enable its employees to share in the growth and prosperity of the Company. Under the ESOP, the Company sets aside a portion of its stock from which annual allocations are made to eligible employees. Allocations are based on each participant's compensation for the plan year. Participants receive annual statements indicating how much stock has been allocated to them for the preceding plan year, as well as the stock's fair market value at that date as determined by an independent appraiser.
BNI Coal Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of ALLETE (NYSE-ALE), owns and operates the Center Mine near Center, North Dakota. BNI Coal's surface mine supplies lignite coal to fuel the nearby Milton R. Young steam electric Generating Station, Units I and II. In 1930, Harris M. Baukol, his brothers and L.L. Monson formed Baukol-Noonan Lignite, Inc. and Noonan Holding Company. The companies began mining near Noonan, North Dakota. In 1949, the businesses were assumed by a successor company, Baukol-Noonan, Inc. Operations at the Center mine began in 1970. In 1988, Baukol-Noonan was purchased by Minnesota Power Company currently known as (ALLETE). Baukol-Noonan changed its name to BNI Coal Ltd. and relocated its headquarters to Bismarck, North Dakota. Today, BNI mines about 4.5 million tons of lignite coal annually, supplying both units of the Young Station. The mining process disturbs and reclaims approximately 210 acres per year. And with reserves of 600 million tons, BNI has ample capacity to expand production.
Boart Longyear is the company to call if you need to dig yourself out of a big hole - literally. Boart Longyear manufactures drilling machinery and provides services to mining, energy, and infrastructure companies worldwide. Although the majority of Boart Longyear's business is geared toward mining activities, Boart Longyear also caters to industrial businesses that utilize its hardmetal and diamond technologies. Boart Longyear, which was founded in 1936 to develop new ways to make use of Anglo American's excess boart (lowgrade natural diamond), now operates worldwide.
Breakwater is a mineral resource company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and mining of base metal and precious metal deposits in the Americas. Breakwater has three producing zinc mines: the Myra Falls mine in British Columbia, Canada; the El Mochito mine in Honduras; and the El Toqui mine in Chile. The Langlois mine in north western Quebec, Canada has temporarily suspended operations effective November 2, 2008. The operation is being maintained on a care and maintenance basis. Breakwater will continue to monitor economic and market conditions as they relate to any decision to continue the temporary suspension or to restart the mine. Breakwater is listed on the TSX under the ticker BWR.
Brigadier Gold Limited is a Toronto-based exploration company focused on mineral exploration in the prolific Kirkland Lake-Larder Lake, Matachewan and Porcupine gold mining camps in Northern Ontario. Brigadier Gold’s shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol BRG. Brigadier’s strategy is to enhance shareholder value by acquiring and developing prospective gold exploration properties in world-class Canadian mining camps alone or in conjunction with joint venture partners able to advance projects to production.Through a recent agreement with ValGold Resources Ltd., Brigadier has acquired the right to earn up to an 80% interest in the Hunter Gold Mine, a past gold producer located in the Porcupine gold camp of the Timmins mining area. Brigadier’s other core assets are in the Kirkland Lake-Larder Lake and Matachewan areas in northeastern Ontario, where over 37 million ounces of gold have been produced from 25 mines.
Brush Engineered Materials Inc. engages in the manufacture and sale of engineered materials for the telecommunications and computer, data storage, aerospace and defense, automotive electronics, industrial components, and appliance and medical markets in the United States and internationally. It operates in four segments: Advanced Material Technologies and Services (AMTS), Specialty Engineered Alloys (SEA), Beryllium and Beryllium Composites, and Engineered Material Systems. The AMTS segment manufactures precious, non-precious, and specialty metal products, including vapor deposition targets, frame lid assemblies, clad and precious metal preforms, high temperature braze materials, ultra-fine wires, specialty inorganic materials, optics, performance coatings, and electronic packages, which are used in wireless, semiconductor, photonic, hybrid, and other micro-electronic applications. This segment also supplies optical filters, optical reflectors, and high-end coated products and devices; and supplies precious metal targets to the architectural glass, solar energy, medical, and microelectronics industries, as well as has refining capabilities for reclaim of precious metals from secondary scrap markets. The SEA segment manufactures and sells strip products, including thin gauge precision strip and thin diameter rod and wire; and non-beryllium-containing alloys, as well as produces beryllium hydroxide from mined bertrandite ore and purchased beryl ore. The Beryllium and Beryllium Composites segment manufactures beryllium-based metals and metal matrix composites in rod, sheet, foil, and a range of customized forms. This segment also offers beryllia ceramics. The Engineered Materials Systems segment manufactures clad inlay and overlay metals, precious and base metal electroplated systems, electron beam welded systems, contour profiled systems, and solder-coated metals systems. The Engineered Materials was founded in 1931 and is based in Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
Introducing C-E Minerals a worldwide supplier of high quality aluminas, alumina-silica calcines, and fused minerals used in refractory, investment casting, semiconductor, abrasive, metal producing and many other industrial applications. With world headquarters in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, C-E Minerals operates an integrated, global network of processing and distribution facilities, R&D laboratories, sales and service offices and other support activities throughout North America, Europe, Asia, South America, Australia and South Africa. All are dedicated to meeting the changing needs of our customers for superior quality, innovative and cost-effective products and services. C-E Minerals is a member of the Imerys family of companies. Imerys, headquartered in Paris, France, is an international supplier and trader of industrial minerals and building materials. C-E Minerals is a company dedicated to expanding its product lines, to developing new markets, and to enhancing its role as a leading manufacturer and supplier of high quality industrial minerals. Through its network of strategically positioned facilities, C-E Minerals provides a "circle of excellence" that allows the company to obtain the highest quality raw materials and distribute the finest products throughout the world.
Cabo Drilling Corp. is an international mineral and specialty drilling services provider headquartered in North Vancouver, British Columbia with division offices in key mining districts across Canada and international With active operations in seven countries and over 400 employees, Cabo Drilling has established a presence not only in mineral exploration hot spots throughout North America, but also in Albania, Liberia, Spain and Panama – gateway locations for further international expansion into North Africa, Eastern Europe, and Central and South America. With a well established national base in Canada, Cabo Drilling has been successfully expanding its services in key international arenas over the past three years. It is anticipated that the international operations will contribute a growing percentage of the Company’s total revenue stream as the drilling fleet based in Albania, Panama and Spain continues to grow, with 10 drills added to the international fleet in 2007 and 12 more to be added by the end of 2008.Cabo’s expansion, realized through the hard work of all Cabo’s employees, the significant support of Cabo’s customers and the continued growth in worldwide demand for most precious, strategic and base metals, comes on the tail of a year of significant performance gains in fiscal 2007. In fiscal 2007 drill utilization increased to 60% at year-end, equating to a 34% increase in gross revenues to $38.45 million, compared to $28.79 million in revenues in fiscal 2006; nine drills were either acquired or completely rebuilt; and Cabo’s work force grew by over 20%. Cabo Drilling plans to carry this momentum into 2009, with improved utilization of existing rigs, modernization and standardization of the entire drill fleet, and expanded regional operations in Albania, Mexico, Panama, Liberia, Spain and the United States. With strong long-term demand projected for international mineral drilling services, due to the number of well financed mining and exploration companies seeking drilling services, constantly improving operational efficiencies, increasing drill utilization with a higher percentage of long-term contracts and a revolutionary approach to customer service, Cabo Drilling continues to strive towards its ultimate vision: to be one of the leading global mineral and specialty drilling services providers.
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