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2010-07-13 07:14:00

All currencies in US$ unless otherwise specified. VANCOUVER, July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Mercator Minerals Ltd. ("Mercator" or the "Company") is pleased to announce its production results for June 2010, totaling 3,089,472 lbs of copper, 396,184 lbs of molybdenum and 44,596 ounces of silver in concentrates. June was a record month for molybdenum production. These results bring second quarter production to 9.0 million lbs of copper, 0.95 million lbs of molybdenum and over 100,000 ounces...

2008-12-02 07:30:00

TRADING SYMBOL: TSX - ML VANCOUVER, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Mercator Minerals Ltd. ("Mercator") is pleased to announce that its new 25,000 ton per day mill has started producing copper and molybdenum concentrates at its Mineral Park Mine in Arizona, less than two years from completion of its December 29, 2006 Technical Report. "In less than two years from completion of pre feasibility, Mercator has financed, engineered, procured equipment, and constructed one of the largest and...

2008-08-24 09:00:28

By GABRIELA RICO Copper production from leftover ore at the Johnson Camp Mine in Cochise County has begun and has already netted $4.6 million for the Tucson mining company. The president and CEO of Tucson-based Nord Resources Corp., John Perry, is awaiting Arizona Department of Environmental Quality permits for dust emissions, so new mining can begin. But since February, the company has sold 1.2 million pounds of copper from already-mined ore left at the 3,000-acre site just east of...

2008-08-06 09:00:45

MONTREAL, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Campbell Resources Inc. (the "Company") ("Campbell") (TSX: CCH, OTC Bulletin Board: CBLRF) today announced financial results for the second quarter and first six months of fiscal 2008 ended JuneÃӚ“šÃƒÆ’“šÃƒ“š 30, 2008. During and subsequent to the period, the Company realized a...

2008-08-05 06:00:00

By Gabriela Rico, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Aug. 5--British mining giant Rio Tinto and Australian partner BHP-Billiton plan to invest $652 million for studies at the site of a large copper deposit at their Resolution Copper Mining operation in Superior. Town leaders are embracing the company and the hoped-for mine and recently signed an agreement outlining their future relationship. The underground mining operation -- which Resolution predicts will yield 600,000 tons of copper a...

2008-07-18 09:00:53

By Christian Palmer The state's massive copper industry had an estimated total impact of $6.8 billion to Arizona's economy in 2007, including $385 million in revenues for state and local governments, according to a report by the Western Economic Analysis Center. Another mining expert estimates copper's economic impact to be considerably higher. Last year, three major copper producers and a handful of smaller companies pulled about 814,000 tons of the metal -- roughly 62 percent of all...

2008-07-18 09:00:53

By Tom Gibbons The main driver behind the price increase for metals is increasing demand in emerging economies in the world. Even as the U.S. economy slows, demand for commodities remains strong worldwide. "Commodities offer an opportunity that's non-correlating to the stock market," says Mike Bowen of WealthTrust Arizona in Scottsdale. In early July, the Dow Jones Industrial Average entered bear territory--indicated by the index falling 20 percent below its recent high. The stock...

Latest Copper mining in Arizona Reference Libraries

2005-05-26 08:36:17

Murdochite is a mineral combining lead and copper oxides. It was first discovered in 1953 in Arizona.

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