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UPDATE 1-Union leaders at BHP's Escondida mine to meet with workers

ANTOFAGASTA, Chile, March 22 Leaders of the striking union at BHP Billiton's Escondida mine in Chile will meet with the rank-and-file before making any additional decisions about negotiations, a union spokesman said after exiting a meeting with BHP on Wednesday.

2:53am IST

UPDATE 6-Shareholders urge Akzo to negotiate with suitor PPG

* Akzo refusal cites jobs losses, differing corporate culture (Updates after interview with CEO)

12:59am IST

No talks planned to end 5-1/2-week Quebec zinc plant strike -union

March 22 No meetings are planned between management and striking workers at Noranda Income Fund's zinc refinery in Quebec, the second biggest in North America, a union official said on Wednesday, as the work stoppage dragged through a sixth week.

12:51am IST

U.S. sticks to global transparency initiative after Congress repeal

WASHINGTON/OSLO, March 22 The United States remains committed to the "principles and goals" of the global transparency initiative to fight corruption in managing revenues from oil, gas and mineral extraction, it said on Wednesday.

12:43am IST

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Usiminas board seeks to oust CEO, sources say

SAO PAULO, March 22 Most members of Usinas Siderúrgicas de Minas Gerais SA's board want to oust Chief Executive Officer Rômel de Souza for allegedly taking action to replenish the Brazilian steelmaker's cash balance without the board's permission, three people with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday.

22 Mar 2017
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