Arizona Daily Star

Freeport looks to further expand Morenci mine production

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. is studying further expansion of mining and milling operations at Morenci, the company said today as it announced that its second-quarter profit doubled.

Feds to brief families of W.Va. mine blast victims

Federal investigators are preparing to release their latest findings about the Upper Big Branch mine explosion to the families of the 29 coal miners killed in the April 2010 tragedy in southern West Virginia. Mine Safety and Health Administration