Arizona Mining News

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.

Lawmakers stall vote on bill that will open door to US largest copper mine

Resolution Copper mine —a 55%-45% joint venture between Rio Tinto and BHP— is expected to create 3,700 direct and indirect jobs and bring over $61 billion in economic benefits to Arizona over its 66-year life.

Rio Tinto, BHP a step closer to open US largest copper mine

If approved, Resolution Copper mine is expected to create 3,700 direct and indirect jobs and bring $61.4 billion in economic benefits to Arizona.

Shares in Vancouver junior down 55% after mothballing Arizona mine

American Bonanza Gold shares tanked on Friday in heavy volumes, after the company announced its Copperstone mine in Arizona is being placed on care and maintenance.

Energy Fuels Inc. to open second uranium mine in Arizona

Pinenut will start up at the end of May or beginning of June.

Gold coins a safer, more valuable investment: CME Group

CEO Terrence Duffy says the current market situation is pushing people to invest on “tangible, real” gold.

Arizona governor vetoes gold and silver as legal tender

Jan Brewer said approving the measure could cause the state to lose tax revenue.

Arizona to be second state in the US to legally accept gold, silver as tender

The law, however, would not force businesses to accept either of them as a form of payment.