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Good Samaritan killed in hit-and-run double homicide

Good Samaritan killed in hit-and-run double homicide

One of the two people struck and killed by a vehicle during a deliberate hit-and-run on New Year’s Day was a Good Samaritan who stopped to help a woman being assaulted by a man.

January 03, 2014 12:00 am Related

Indonesian woes continue drag on Freeport mining

Phoenix-based Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. reported lower gold production and profits for the third quarter because it was digging through low-grade rock at its Indonesian mine, which still is not up to full production after a strike last year.

October 24, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Freeport agrees to pay $6.8M for bird deaths

Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc. has agreed to pay $6.8 million to compensate for migratory birds that died when they drank acidic water collecting on waste rock at the Morenci mine in Southeastern Arizona.

July 04, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Freeport-McMoRan will pay $6.8M to settle enviro case

Freeport-McMoRan will pay $6.8M to settle enviro case

State authorities and federal prosecutors alleged that Freeport-McMoRan was civilly liable for injuries to natural resources that resulted from hazardous-substance releases at and from the site of the copper mine.

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Freeport-McMoRan will pay $6.8M to settle enviro case

Freeport-McMoRan will pay $6.8M to settle enviro case

PHOENIX - Phoenix-based mining firm Freeport-McMoRan has agreed to pay nearly $7 million to settle federal and state natural-resource-damages claims involving the Morenci copper mine northeast of Tucson.

April 25, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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