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Several reported injured after multiple blasts rip through ammunition depot in Cyprus (VIDEOS)

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Multiple explosions have rocked an arsenal on the northern coast of Cyprus, injuring several people, while a huge blaze has been ravaging the facility. A fire broke out at the depot in the city of Kyrenia, de facto controlled by the self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, on Thursday morning. Videos have surfaced online purporting Read More

The nonmetallic minerals industry is one of the world’s top energy users

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September 11, 2019 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on World Input-Output DatabaseNote: Dollar values are expressed in 2010 U.S. dollars, converted based on purchasing power parity. The industrial sector is the largest energy end-use sector by consumption in the world, accounting for about 55% of world delivered energy in 2018, according to the International Read More

Covia Closes the Sale of the Winchester and Western Railroad for $105 Million

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INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, Sept. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Covia (NYSE:CVIA), a leading provider of mineral-based and material solutions for the Industrial and Energy markets, announced that effective today, it has closed on the sale of the Winchester and Western Railroad to an affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc. (“OmniTRAX”). Gross proceeds are $105 million in cash, subject Read More

Hopping mad farmers ‘open fire’ on vegan activists who killed 100 rabbits at farm in Spain

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A vegan activist claims she was involved in a high speed chase and shot at by farmers who were enraged that she had freed 16 rabbits, while accidentally killing 100 baby bunnies in the process. The activist, self-styled as ‘Mythical Mia’, alleges the farmers were extremely aggressive and tried to strangle her fellow activists and Read More

Typhoon lashes Japanese capital, one dead, power, transport disrupted

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TOKYO (Reuters) – One of the strongest typhoons to hit Japan in recent years struck just east of the capital, Tokyo, on Monday, killing one woman, with record-breaking winds and stinging rain damaging buildings and disrupting transport. More than 160 flights were canceled and scores of train lines were closed for hours, snarling the morning Read More

Apple, Foxconn say they overly relied on temporary workers in China

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Apple Inc and manufacturing partner Foxconn Technology Co Ltd on Monday rebutted allegations of lapses in people management leveled by a non-profit monitor of worker rights, though confirmed they employed too many temporary workers. FILE PHOTO: Apple company logos are reflected on the glass window outside an Apple store in Shanghai, China, Read More

Woman killed as strong typhoon lashes Tokyo area, cutting power and transport

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TOKYO (Reuters) – One of the strongest typhoons to hit the Japanese capital in recent years hit just east of Tokyo on Monday, killing one woman, with record-breaking winds and stinging rain that threatened to burst river banks before heading out to sea. More than 130 flights were canceled and scores of train lines were Read More

Strong typhoon winds lash Tokyo area, causing transport chaos

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TOKYO (Reuters) – One of the strongest typhoons to hit the Japanese capital in recent years made landfall just east of Tokyo on Monday with record-breaking winds, stinging rain and sending some rivers close to the top of their banks before heading out to sea. A man using an umbrella struggles against heavy rain and Read More

No place like home: Chinese firms stung by trade war build up domestic brands

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SHENZHEN, China/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – For over a decade, manufacturer Matsutek plied away at building its business with big Western brands, supplying firms such as Philips and Honeywell with products made in its Chinese factories for the U.S. and other overseas markets. FILE PHOTO: Employees work on the production line of a robot vacuum cleaner factory Read More