Basic Materials

Freeport McMoRan said it would explore options for its troubled oil and gas business and cut the size of its board. 7 hours ago | The Wall Street Journal
Copper miner Freeport-McMoRan considers exiting oil and gas business 19 hours ago | ABC
The strategic review six weeks after the activist investor Carl C. Icahn disclosed an 8.5 percent stake in the company. 20 hours ago | The New York Times
Britain's second largest steelmaker SSI UK said on Monday it will mothball its Redcar iron and steelmaking plant in north east England, and will reduce its workforce by about 1,... 1 week ago | Reuters
The pain from slumping commodity prices is being mirrored in the pay packages of BHP Billiton’s top ranks. 1 week ago | The Wall Street Journal
Highest-paid Executives Basic Materials Sector