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Unprecedented Rosemont Court Decision, Hudbay To Appeal.

U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona (“Court”) issued a ruling in the lawsuits challenging the U.S. Forest Service’s issuance of the Final Record of Decision (“FROD”) for the Rosemont project in Arizona.Click to read full article

A Short History of Mining Law – Arizona Daily Independent

In view of the controversies surrounding the proposed Rosemont mine south of Tucson, the proposed mine near Florence, the Resolution mine near Superior, and Wildcat Silver mine near Patagonia, it is perhaps well to review the history of the rules by which we produce the minerals we need:  Click to read full article

Florence Copper is Hiring
Florence Copper is looking to hire a Human Resources Superintendent.CLICK HERE to find out more about the qualifications and to apply online. 

Women in Arizona Mining History 2021
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The Summer 2021 Arizona Geology Newsletter
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Freeport’s Adkerson Sees Copper Scarcity Trumping Cooling Effort
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Tell the Federal Government
That You Support the Sunnyside Project!

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Hudbay Announces Significant New Discovery at its
Copper World Properties Adjacent to Rosemont

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Catalyst Newsletter from Lowell Institute 

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Winter 2021 AZGS Newsletter
The State of the AZGS as 2021 Dawns
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Land Transfer for Rio Tinto Mine Proceeds
A federal judge on Friday said he would not stop the U.S. Forest Service from transferring government-owned land in Arizona to Rio Tinto Plc for its Resolution Copper project, denying a request from Native Americans who said the land has religious and cultural import.
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Hudbay to Drill on Western Slope of Santa Ritas 
As reported by Green Valley News, Hudbay Minerals, owner of Rosemont Mine, is planning to do exploration drilling on the western slope of the Santa Rita Mountains starting Oct. 1. 
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Florence Copper Wins Decisive Court Victory

Friday, May 7, 2020, the Arizona Court of Appeals decisively ruled that Florence Copper's permit to operate its Production Test Facility is valid and meets all the requirements of state law. This is a great decision and certainly a welcome one.

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Mining Project Needs Your Comments!

Arizona Standard has just started their process for exploration drilling on the project near Patagonia, AZ. Opponents are pushing the Forest Service hard to shut down mining in the area. This company needs your support. Comments need to be filed by October 21st.
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