Boy Scouts Launch Mining In Society Merit Badge
Published: Monday, 03 March 2014 11:38
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) have launched a the Mining in Society merit badge, the latest in a series of merit badges focused on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) topics. The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (SME), which was instrumental in the development of the Mining in Society merit badge, held a number of special launch events at its annual meeting in Salt Lake City, Feb. 23-26.
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Holcim Reports Income, Profit Increases
Published: Monday, 03 March 2014 11:36
Holcim’s annual results for 2013 show that net income increased sharply by 59 percent to CHF 1.6 billion (€1.3 billion); operating profit was up by a third to CHF 2.36 billion and while net sales were down 6.8 percent this represented a slight increase on like-for-like basis.
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