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.
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TORONTO Resurrected Canadian steelmaker Stelco Holdings Inc is banking on growth from ramped-up production and acquisitions, Chief Executive Alan Kestenbaum said on Friday, as the 107-year-old company completed its initial public offering.
TORONTO/VANCOUVER Just as global miners recover from an extended downturn and anemic metal prices, the industry faces a fresh challenge: higher costs.
TORONTO/VANCOUVER Freeport-McMoRan Inc is encouraged by talks to finalize an agreement for its massive Grasberg copper and gold mine in Indonesia this year, though it has not made as much progress as hoped, Chief Executive Richard Adkerson said on Wednesday.
TORONTO/LONDON Barrick Gold said on Friday a proposed mining settlement it negotiated with Tanzania for its Acacia Mining unit was not under threat, even though Acacia said it could not immediately make a $300 million (227.43 million pounds) payment included in the deal.
DAR ES SALAAM/TORONTO Barrick Gold said on Thursday that its African subsidiary Acacia Mining would pay $300 million (228.07 million pounds) and split 'economic benefits' from operations with Tanzania under a deal proposed to resolve a months-long dispute.
TORONTO General Motors Co said on Friday it reached a tentative labor agreement with striking workers at its CAMI plant in Canada, ending an almost month-old dispute.
TORONTO The union leading a month-long strike at a General Motors Co auto plant in Ontario is refusing to make concessions after GM threatened to move production to Mexico, a move that could cost thousands of Canadian jobs.
TORONTO, Oct 12 The government of Ontario urged General Motors Co and striking Canadian union workers on Thursday to immediately resolve a month-long strike at GM's plant after the U.S. automaker threatened to move all production to Mexico.
JAKARTA/TORONTO Freeport-McMoRan Inc, the world's second-largest publicly traded copper company, strongly disagrees with a proposed divestment plan by the government of Indonesia, according to a company letter reviewed by Reuters on Friday.
ATHENS/TORONTO Greece granted Eldorado Gold Corp two remaining permits on Friday for its Olympias mine, the government's latest attempt to defuse a standoff with the Canadian miner, which has threatened to suspend investment in the country.