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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Feb 16 2018

U.S. seeks to boost output of 35 minerals, reduce import reliance

WASHINGTON/TORONTO The United States should boost domestic production of 35 critical minerals including uranium, cobalt and lithium, to reduce its reliance on foreign suppliers, the Interior Department said on Friday.

Feb 16 2018

As mining investors push caution, Glencore differs from rivals

TORONTO/MELBOURNE As shareholders push the world's cash-rich miners to maintain lush dividends and make the most of existing assets, Glencore is taking a slightly different tactic that positions it for shrewd acquisitions.

Jan 26 2018

Nevsun appeals to Canada Supreme Court in Eritreans' forced labor lawsuit

TORONTO Nevsun Resources Ltd is appealing to Canada's Supreme Court to throw out a lower court ruling which allowed Eritrean workers, who say they were forced to work at its mine, to have their lawsuit heard in Canada.

Jan 26 2018

Nevsun appeals to Canada Supreme Court in Eritreans' forced labor lawsuit

TORONTO, Jan 26 Nevsun Resources Ltd is appealing to Canada's Supreme Court to throw out a lower court ruling which allowed Eritrean workers, who say they were forced to work at its mine, to have their lawsuit heard in Canada.

Jan 25 2018

Freeport points to progress in Indonesia permit talks

TORONTO Freeport-McMoRan Inc said it was edging closer to a permit deal with Indonesia for its massive Grasberg mine, but the world's second-biggest copper producer cautioned that it has not yet struck any formal agreements.

Jan 15 2018

Canada's RNC Minerals in talks to fund battery material mine

TORONTO RNC Minerals is in talks with commodity traders, mine operators and financiers to help secure $1 billion to build the world's biggest nickel and cobalt project next year, the Canadian miner said. A global battery boom, driven by growing demand for electric cars, is pushing prices higher for such key ingredients as nickel and cobalt and encouraging miners to accelerate development plans.

Dec 22 2017

Canada's CN Rail to buy 200 GE locomotives for future growth

TORONTO Canadian National Railway Co will buy 200 locomotives in the next three years from General Electric Co, Canada's biggest railway operator said on Friday, to support expected growth and drive efficiencies.

Dec 21 2017

Alaska's Pebble Mine project kicks off permitting process

ANCHORAGE, Alaska/TORONTO The would-be developer of the widely opposed Pebble Mine copper and gold project in salmon-rich southwestern Alaska announced on Thursday it will file its first application for a permit.

Dec 21 2017

Canada's Northern Dynasty initiates permit process for Alaska mine

TORONTO Northern Dynasty Minerals will apply for federal and state permits on Dec. 22 for its Pebble mine in Alaska, the Canadian company said on Thursday, sending its shares up 7 percent.

Dec 06 2017

Data workers prove a rare resource for Barrick, fellow miners

TORONTO Barrick Gold, the world's biggest gold miner, is staking new ground in a dogged push to overhaul its operations, seeking scarce artificial intelligence experts to oversee projects using technology for everything from exploration to robot-run mining.

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