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2013-09-23 16:21:31

Study by Power Consulting reveals mining giant's report intentionally ignored harmful costs and assumed only benefits from the mine. SAN CARLOS, Ariz., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Carlos Apache Tribe released a study today prepared by Power Consulting, Inc. establishing that the proposed Resolution Copper mine will produce dramatically fewer jobs and less revenue for the local communities and the State than previously reported. The study was conducted by...

2013-03-18 12:22:45

City of Globe Tables Its Support SAN CARLOS, Ariz., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Town of Superior on March 13, 2013 voted unanimously to oppose H.R. 687. "We cannot afford this deal or support it until Resolution Copper Mine (RCM) comes clean," said Soyla "Kiki" Peralta, Council Member, Town of Superior. She cited concerns over water and environmental issues and noted that the plan of operations for the mine has not been disclosed, discussed or addressed. Previously the...

2013-02-19 12:24:58

SAN CARLOS, Ariz., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives Paul Gosar (R, AZ District 4) and Ann Kirkpatrick (D, AZ District 1) re-introduced the "Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2013," formerly H.R. 1904 in the 112(th) Congress. "It is outrageous that members of our Arizona Congressional delegation support a land swap that benefits a foreign mega-mining giant over what's best for Arizona," said Terry Rambler, Chairman, San Carlos Apache Tribe. "Resolution...

2012-12-05 08:21:59

SAN CARLOS, Ariz., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "Resolution Copper Mine, LLC is engaging in the same old scare tactics to pressure the U.S. Senate to act on bad legislation," announced Terry Rambler, Chairman, San Carlos Apache Tribe in response to the company's statement on November 30 that it would lay off approximately 400 employees. Resolution Copper cited the stalled legislation before Congress to approve the land swap it is seeking and a decline in the global markets as reasons for its...

2009-11-12 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - The Board of Directors of Western Coal Corp (TSX: WTN, WTN.WT and WTN.DB and AIM: WTN) are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Keith Calder (48) as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Western effective December 1, 2009. Mr. Calder will replace Mr. John Hogg (64), Western's current President, Chief Executive Officer and Director who will be retiring from the Company effective November 30, 2009. Mr. Hogg will also step down from...

2008-08-30 09:00:49

By GABRIELA RICO Electrocution occurred at Asarco's Kearny site Federal and state inspectors are investigating the electrocution of a worker at Tucson-based Asarco's Ray Mine, near Kearny, last week. Electrical apprentice Peter Eudave, 41, was adjusting a light fixture on the outskirts of the copper pit when he was killed last Friday, according to a preliminary incident report prepared by inspectors with the Mine Safety and Health Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor. The...

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...

2008-08-04 09:00:46

Rio Tinto has announced an investment of US$652 million (Rio Tinto share US$341 million) to support continued pre-feasibility studies on a large, tier-one copper deposit at its Resolution Copper Mining LLC (RCML) operation in Superior, Arizona. Pre-feasibility studies are expected to be completed by 2012 with production at the new mine expected to start by 2020, eventually ramping up to 500,000 tonnes per annum of copper. Rio Tinto is a significant global copper producer with high...

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...