BRIEF-Friedman Industries, Inc. elects Mike Taylor to the board of directors
* Friedman Industries-co's board voted to increase size of board from seven directors to eight directors, elected Michael J. Taylor to the board
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc (FCX.N) reported second-quarter profit of $710 million, or 74 cents per share, on Thursday.
Revenue was $4.48 billion, the Phoenix, Arizona-based mining company said.
(Reporting By Steve James; Editing by Gerald E. McCormick)
WASHINGTON, Dec 7 A top sales executive of a canned tuna company, Walter Scott Cameron, has agreed to plead guilty to conspiring to fix the price of tuna, the Justice Department said on Wednesday.
* Twinleaf management llc reports 8.761 percent stake in truett-hurst inc as of dec. 6 - sec filing