Arizona Mining News

Explosions threatening lithium-ion's edge in a battery race

Another lithium-ion battery has exploded, this time at an energy-storage complex in the U.S.

Taseko stock gets boost on first copper production in Arizona

Taseko’s Florence production test facility is fully operational and producing copper.

Para Resources to drill Tr-Ue gold vein in Arizona

The program will begin in May 2019 and explore around the historic United Western and United Eastern gold mines.

Hudbay Minerals granted final permit for $1.9B Rosemont copper mine

The operation is expected to be the third-largest copper mine in the U.S., employing about 500 people and accounting for approximately 10% of the country’s total copper production.

Hudbay buys out Rosemont partner for $75m

Hudbay intends to evaluate a variety of options, including the addition of a new joint venture partner for the development of Rosemont.

Hudbay moves one step closer to Rosemont construction with water permit

Hudbay Minerals has received the last key permit it needs to start building its Rosemont mine in Arizona.

Para Resources announces the start up of the Gold Road mill

Higher grade production from current mining faces will be fed to the plant once steady state conditions are achieved, expected within several weeks.

Excelsior closes $75M deal for Arizona copper project

Excelsior will start construction activities at the Arizona Gunnison copper project before the end of the year.

A big graphene industry breakthrough out of Arizona

Arizona based Urbix Resources has produced the first economically viable graphene-enhanced lightweight concrete.

Jekyll Island Series – Ken Berry: America’s next producing gold mine

Northern Vertex CEO Ken Berry discusses how they are nearing production with their mine in Arizona.

Arizona's first copper mine in more than a decade one permit away

No appeal against Vancouver-based Excelsior Mining's state operating permit for its Gunnison project in Cochise County.

Massive copper mine tests Trump's push to slash regulation

The Resolution copper project in Arizona would be a prototype for a looming era of more invasive US mines as companies run out of easy-to-reach deposits.

Excelsior adds key permit to Arizona in-situ copper mine

Excelsior Mining (TSXV:MIN) investors have seen a stellar 2017, with the stock up 30% over the last month and 41.2% year to date.

Barrick Gold's former co-president moves to Arizona Gold

Junior focused on its Hermosa property located in Santa Cruz County, Arizona.

Asarco plans layoffs after Freeport cuts, copper industry downturn

Tucson-based Asarco said Friday it plans to shut down a concentrator plant in Hayden and slow production at a mine in Ray.

Arizona Law Announces Creation of Global Mining Law Center

The James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona has established the Global Mining Law Center, an interdisciplinary unit that will educate lawyers, miners and others involved with the huge and complex global mining industry.

Taseko’s defamation trial resumes end of March

The B.C. Supreme Court case examining the defamation suit launched by Taseko Mines Ltd. against the Wilderness Committee will resume March 31.

Copper sector needs nine Escondida mines over next decade to meet global demand: Rio Tinto

The miner believes that while the market is oversupplied now it will tighten from 2018.

BHP moves away from iron ore to focus on new darling: copper

Forget iron ore for now, the world’s largest mining company is making a bold bet on copper.

Rio, BHP very close to develop U.S. largest copper mine

Arizona’s lawmakers have slipped a piece of legislation that would allow the mining giants to go ahead with their massive Resolution Copper project.

Mining group appeals ban on new Grand Canyon mines

Two mining industry groups have appealed a federal judge's ruling upholding an Obama administration ban on new hard-rock mining claims on more than one million acres near the Grand Canyon.

Taseko Mines buying Curis Resources for Arizona copper project

The all-share deal that guarantees Taseko access to the advanced-stage Florence copper project.

HudBay’s offer for Augusta finally given the nod

The deal gives HudBay control over the Rosemont project in Arizona, which has the potential to become the US’ third largest copper mine.

Bitter takeover battle for giant US copper mine hots up

Hudbay extends hostile takeover bid for junior Augusta Resources on Friday after shares in owner of the Rosemont copper project in Arizona are dumped.

Capstone Mining gains on life-of-mine extension

The Pinto Valley copper mine in Arizona was supposed to stop producing in 2018.