A 3-D modeling image of an open-pit mine from Minesight mine-management software made by Tucson-based Mintec Inc., which provides a suite of modeling and mine-planning software.
president of Mintec Inc., which won a President's E-Award for Exports.
Technology that helps miners around the globe figure out when and where to dig has helped a Tucson company land national honors.
State Assistant Attorney General Mike Jette discusses the copper thefts. Mine workers are accused of selling the copper to recyclers at a fraction of the price. The recyclers would then resell it to Chinese importers, investigators say.
Eighteen people are facing charges in a multimillion-dollar copper theft ring involving Asarco employees, state law-enforcement officials said Tuesday.
Eighteen people are charged in a multi-million dollar copper theft ring involving Asarco employees.
Search warrants were served Tuesday on a Tucson recycling company with three locations in Southern Arizona as part of an investigation into large-scale copper theft.
SALT LAKE CITY — The biggest copper heist in Utah memory has stripped more than six miles of wire from a stretch of Salt Lake City highway.
A worker moves piles of copper tubes at a factory in Zhuji, in east China's Zhejiang province. China's demand for copper is projected to boost global demand and raise prices by 15 percent.
China, primed by government spending to boost growth, will need enough copper every month to circle the globe more than 100 times.
PHOENIX - Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. said Tuesday that fourth-quarter profit rose 16 percent on a combination of rising sales and lower copper-production costs, and the mining company's stock rose.
NEW YORK — Phoenix-based mining company Freeport-McMoRan is buying a pair of oil and gas producers for $9 billion, creating a natural resources conglomerate with assets ranging from oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico to a huge copper mine in Indonesia.
Two San Manuel men were arrested after Pinal County sheriff’s deputies say they found them in hand-dug tunnel they used to access an abandoned mine shaft so they could steal copper from the BHP Mine.
Mining giant Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. plans to transfer about 100 employees from Safford to a newly acquired facility in Tucson.
Higher costs and profits than previously forecast are on tap for the proposed Rosemont Mine, says a new feasibility study.
Tucson-based Asarco LLC has received 51 citations for health and safety violations at its Hayden copper concentrator operation, the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration announced Thursday.
Asarco LLC has received 51 citations for health and safety violations at its Hayden copper concentrator operation, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration announced today.
The proposed Rosemont Mine's mineral deposit has about 34 percent more of its most common form of copper resources than previously thought, Rosemont Copper's Canadian-based parent company says.
Copper traders are the most bearish in six weeks on concerns that demand will slow in China, Europe and the United States at a time when hedge funds are betting on lower prices.
While continuing its fight over a proposed mine in the Santa Rita Mountains, the Pima County Board of Supervisors gave unanimous approval to a copper mining project in the Santa Catalinas Tuesday.