Brazil's Vale loads first ore from new S11D mine
BRASILIA, Jan 16 Brazilian miner Vale SA said on Monday it has loaded the first commercial shipment of iron ore from its giant new mine in the Amazon known as S11D.
WASHINGTON Dec 19 Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc has been awarded a $1.46 billion contract for the procurement of the detail design and construction of USS Fort Lauderdale, a U.S. Navy amphibious transport dock ship, the Pentagon said in a statement on Monday.
(Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by David Alexander)
Jan 16 American Apparel LLC started to lay off staff on Monday, after Canada's Gildan Activewear Inc withdrew its initial plan to buy some of the bankrupt U.S. fashion retailer's manufacturing operations, people familiar with the matter said.
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