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Stillwater scaling back work at Canada mine site

Stillwater scaling back work at Canada mine site

Stillwater Mining Co. is further scaling back work on a proposed precious metals and copper mine in Canada.

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Former Chevron scientist talks climate change solutions

Former Chevron scientist talks climate change solutions

Linda Dismore “Diz” Swift, a former Chevron scientist and executive, told the League of Women Voters of Billings on Friday that they can lend a hand to help limit the effects of climate change.

July 18, 2014 5:15 pm Photos

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Drilling the ’Tooths: Stillwater Mining Co. calculates expansion by exploratory drilling

Drilling the ’Tooths: Stillwater Mining Co. calculates expansion by exploratory drilling

DEAN — At 8,000 feet hidden among the pine trees overlooking Nye Creek, a three-man crew was busy Wednesday using a diesel-powered drill to bore deep into the 2.7-billion-year-old rock of the Beartooth Mountains.

July 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Exploratory mine drilling OK'd in Beartooths

Exploratory mine drilling OK'd in Beartooths

The Beartooth Ranger District has approved Stillwater Mining Co.’s Blitz Ridge exploratory drilling in the mountains near Dean.

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35 union workers at Stillwater mine accept buyouts

35 union workers at Stillwater mine accept buyouts

Thirty-five union workers at Stillwater Mining Co. have accepted voluntary terminations to help Montana’s largest mining company cut costs, union officials said.

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Stillwater senior geologist selected for Bureau of Mines and Geology award

Stillwater senior geologist selected for Bureau of Mines and Geology award

A senior geologist for the Stillwater Mining Co. will receive a prestigious award from the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology at Montana Tech.

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Stillwater CEO: Labor reductions needed to bring down expenses

Stillwater CEO: Labor reductions needed to bring down expenses

Layoffs and buyouts potentially affecting about 100 workers are needed for Montana’s largest mining company to reposition itself for future growth after two foreign-expansion ventures were put on hold, the company’s chief executive officer said.

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Stillwater Mine offers buyouts to 50 union workers

Stillwater Mine offers buyouts to 50 union workers

Stillwater Mining Co. officials said Thursday they are seeking to cut costs by offering voluntary buyouts for up to 50 hourly union workers at its Montana operations.

May 01, 2014 11:18 am Photos

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Gazette opinion: Billings plants seeds for growing STEM

Gazette opinion: Billings plants seeds for growing STEM

What do you get when you combine science, technology, engineering and math all in the same lessons and add hands-on exercises that challenge students to think critically and solve problems together?

April 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Stillwater Mining lays off 31 salaried employees

Stillwater Mining lays off 31 salaried employees

Stillwater Mining Co. has laid off 31 salaried and administrative employees in south-central Montana, according to union officials.

April 23, 2014 2:20 pm Photos

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Billings man drops 80 pounds by reverting to lessons learned in grade-school nutrition classes

Billings man drops 80 pounds by reverting to lessons learned in grade-school nutrition classes

Fueled in part by 940-calorie, bacon-wrapped, double cheeseburgers; super-sized orders of French fries and chocolate milkshakes, Kory Johnson’s 5-foot, 8-inch frame became a human hanger for 250 pounds of sagging flesh.

January 14, 2014 11:45 pm Photos

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Stillwater Mining proposes more drilling in Beartooth Mountains

Stillwater Mining proposes more drilling in Beartooth Mountains

Stillwater Mining Co. is proposing to drill at eight more sites along the Beartooth Face, east of its existing platinum and palladium mine, as geologists try to get a clearer picture of ore deposits in the mountainside.

January 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Drill site

Drill site

This photo of one of Stillwater Mining Co.'s drill sites in the Beartooth Mountains was taken from the helicopter used to shuttle people and equipment to the site. Everything had to be flown in and out, including the mini-excavator used to dig the sumps, which was used to reclaim them when t…

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High drilling

High drilling

This photo of one of Stillwater Mining Co.'s drill sites in the Beartooth Mountains was taken from the helicopter used to shuttle people and equipment to the site. Everything had to be flown in and out, including the mini-excavator used to dig the sumps, which was used to reclaim them when t…

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Stillwater Mining names new CEO

Stillwater Mining Co. has appointed new board director Michael McMullen as its chief executive.

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Stillwater Mining Co.

Stillwater Mining Co.

The Stillwater Mining Co., near Nye, on Wednesday announced a net loss of $270 million for the last quarter.

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Schweitzer: 'I’ve got a big stake in making this a successful company'

Schweitzer: 'I’ve got a big stake in making this a successful company'

HELENA — Former Gov. Brian Schweitzer said he is enjoying his new position as chairman of the board of Stillwater Mining Co. and is acquiring a bigger stake in the company as some compensation for his part-time job.

August 11, 2013 12:15 am Photos

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Stillwater Mining CEO retires after board shake-up

Stillwater Mining CEO retires after board shake-up

The chief executive of Montana’s largest publicly traded company retired Friday in the wake of a corporate shake-up led by former Gov. Brian Schweitzer.

June 07, 2013 5:54 pm Photos

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Schweitzer elected chairman of Stillwater board

Schweitzer elected chairman of Stillwater board

HELENA — Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer said Monday that he is "focused like a laser" on improving the Stillwater Mining Co. after being elected chairman of the board - but he also isn't ruling out a potential U.S. Senate run.

May 20, 2013 8:33 am Photos

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Schweitzer courts unions as he considers 2014

Schweitzer courts unions as he considers 2014

Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer told a gathering of union leaders Friday that he has not decided on a possible run for U.S. Senate in 2014, but indicated he would need their support if he does.

May 10, 2013 8:56 pmLoading…

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