Fluor Announces First Copper from Anglo American’s Quellaveco Mining Project in Peru

Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that first production of copper concentrate has been achieved at Anglo American’s Quellaveco project in Peru. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220823005796/en/ Fluor Corporation helps achieve first copper at the Quellaveco mine in Peru. (Photo: Business Wire) The first production of copper concentrate marks … Read more

Taliban failures speed up Afghan brain drain, battering an already crippled economy (Part I)

The mass exodus sparked by the August 2021 Taliban takeover compelled Afghanistan’s new rulers to issue a call for Afghans to stay and help rebuild the country. But after a year of Taliban rule, the economy is in tatters, confidence has been shattered, and Afghanistan’s best and brightest are not returning – they’re fleeing in … Read more

Cost of living: ‘How to manage?’ laments Sri Lankan market vendor | Business and Economy

This story is part of a series of portraits exploring how the cost-of-living crisis is affecting people around the world. Colombo, Sri Lanka – Mohamed Rajabdeen’s four-wheel yellow mini-truck, known locally as a tempo, is parked at a street corner in Colombo’s Pettah market, one of the city’s busiest and most bustling shopping districts. The … Read more

Hilltown Mobile Market is a farmers market on wheels

“They’re not part of the Valley. They’re not covered by the Berkshires. The Hilltowns really are their own thing,” observes Seva Water, who coordinates the Hilltown Mobile Market for the Hilltown Community Development Corporation. The Hilltowns straddle the western reaches of Franklin, Hampshire, and Hampden counties and the eastern edge of Berkshire County. Life here … Read more