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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WARSAW/LONDON A British private equity firm has written to the Polish prime minister complaining about the energy minister's refusal to back a project to open a coking coal mine, a move it said would create 2,000 jobs.
LONDON/ULAANBAATAR Nearly 10 years on from the launch of a giant copper and gold project in Mongolia, Rio Tinto is still looking to secure a domestic power source it needs for the mine under an agreement with the government.
LONDON/ULAANBAATAR, Sept 13 Nearly 10 years on from the launch of a giant copper and gold project in Mongolia, Rio Tinto is still looking to secure a domestic power source it needs for the mine under an agreement with the government.
LONDON Fertiliser miner Danakali aims to raise $322 million this year to develop giant potash reserves in Eritrea, industry sources say, banking on Asmara's warmer ties with Ethiopia to help lure investors.
WARSAW/LONDON Poland's JSW is considering a bid for control of Prairie Mining to tighten its grip as the EU's biggest coking coal miner, two sources familiar with the situation said.
* Shares up 4.5 pct (Adds interview with Hydro executive, updates share)
LONDON, Sept 6 Norsk Hydro is working to convince Brazilian authorities to allow it to resume full output at its Alunorte plant, the world's biggest alumina refinery, following two deals pledging social and environmental action, a top executive said.
LONDON Phoenix Global Mining , which is reopening a U.S. copper mine abandoned during World War II when its workforce left to fight, plans to list in New York in September after a disappointing launch on London's AIM market.
EDINBURGH You could say British comic Elf Lyons is one half of a double-act – the other half is her father Gerard Lyons, a prominent economist and former advisor to politician Boris Johnson.
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