Energy | Utilities | Mining

Tampa Bay Times’ Ivan Penn on the energy beat

Ivan Penn, Tampa Bay Times reporter, started his journalism career as a TV weatherman—in elementary school

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New crime data prompts look at scrap metal business

We all have our quirks and one that I’ll admit to involves a rather odd fascination

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As World Cup excitement mounts, find local ties to Brazil’s economy

Only a few weeks remain until the kick-off of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil

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Tornado-related stories: Insurance, utilities and cleanup

It’s hard to believe that after the devastation in 2013, we’re back to another tornado season

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New state tax revenue data gives spending insight

New numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau on state tax revenues are just out for the

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Watch local economics as Ukraine-Russia crisis persists

As a business writer, you might not have had the escalating military and political crisis in

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Insurance, auto repairs, vacations: Winter’s impact

It’s been a rough six weeks of bitter cold and giant snowbanks for may parts of

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Coal ash dumps, and who’s working to prevent spills?

News has been coming thick and fast the last few weeks, so you might have missed

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Winter freeze affects businesses and consumers

There’s so much happening this month and next for business writers to focus on, but sometimes

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Who gains when sub-zero temps hit?

It’ll take something pretty amazing to compete for headlines with the extreme weather outbreak ongoing this

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