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Resolution Copper (RCM) is a joint venture owned by Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton formed to develop and operate an underground copper mine near Superior, Arizona, U.S. The project targets a deep-seated porphyry copper deposit located under the now inactive Magma Mine. Rio Tinto has reported an inferred resource of 1.624 billion tonnes containing 1.47 percent copper and 0.037 percent molybdenumat depths exceeding 1,300 metres (0.81 mi). The proposed mine is one of the largest copper resources in North get price

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Resolution Copper strives to be a good corporate citizen by working with local government, engaging with stakeholders and helping to enhance the quality of life where we operate. Our project is helping to generate social and economic benefits for local communities while working towards a mining operation that will produce the most copper in North America.get price

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Resolution Copper. Resolution Copper is one of the largest undeveloped copper projects in the world and has the potential to become one of the world´s largest and most competitive copper mines. Owned by Rio Tinto (55%) and BHP (45%), the Resolution Copper Project is located in the Copper triangle, three miles east of Superior, Arizona.get price

Resolution Copper Mine: Venturing 7,000 feet below Earth's

The gaping mouth of Resolution Copper Mining’s No. 10 shaft is 28 feet across and opens into a sheer drop of nearly 7,000 feet, making it the deepest continuous mine shaft in the United States.get price

Project Update Resolution Copper Project and Land

It also would be one of the deepest mines in the United States, with mine workings extending 7,000 feet beneath the surface. Facilitating a land exchange of the Oak Flat Federal Parcel (2,422 acres of NFS land) for eight parcels located throughout Arizona (5,376 acres of private land currently owned by Resolution Copper) as directed by Sectionget price

Magma Mine Reclamation Resolution Copper

Mining has been an integral part of life in the Copper Triangle since 1863. The industry has contributed much to the region, but also left behind some challenges. Resolution Copper sits on the site of the old Magma Mine, which operated from the early 1900s until the mid-1990s.get price

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Main Contact Info P.O. Box 1944 Superior, Arizona 85173 520-689-9374 [email protected] Project Information Line 520-689-3409. Mine Information Officesget price

Resolution Copper BHP

Resolution Copper. Resolution Copper is one of the largest undeveloped copper projects in the world and has the potential to become one of the world´s largest and most competitive copper mines. Owned by Rio Tinto (55%) and BHP (45%), the Resolution Copper Project is located in the Copper triangle, three miles east of Superior, Arizona.get price

Public hearing set for controversial Resolution Copper

Oct 09, 2019 The Resolution Copper Mine project would be the largest such operation in the country and could supply up to 25% of the U.S. demand, but it is strongly opposed by environmentalists and at leastget price

Oak Flat copper mine: Activists take worries to Congress

Mar 13, 2020 Resolution, owned by British-Australian mining firms Rio Tinto and Billiton BHP, is set to trade 5,376 acres of private land for 2,200 acres of forest land, giving it access to the copper underground.get price

Rio Tinto injects another $302m into Resolution copper

Apr 15, 2019 Historic Magma copper mine smelter at West Plant, November 2018. Resolution sits on the site of the old Magma Mine, which operated from the early 1900s until the mid-1990s.Image courtesy ofget price

Resolution Copper ready to sink to new depths in Arizona

Resolution Copper says, after completing the two-year-long rehabilitation phase of the underground mine, in Arizona, it is ready to move to the deepening phase of what could end up being one of the biggest copper mines in the world. Resolution, owned 55:45 by Rio Tinto and BHP, is the owner of the massive Resolution copper project.get price

Background Resolution Copper Project and Land Exchange

Photo: Magma Copper Mine cooling tower. The area around Superior, Arizona has a long mining history starting with discovery of copper at the Silver Queen mine in 1875, 37 years before Arizona became a state and 30 years before the U.S. Forest Service was founded.get price

Magma Mine Reclamation Resolution Copper

Mining has been an integral part of life in the Copper Triangle since 1863. The industry has contributed much to the region, but also left behind some challenges. Resolution Copper sits on the site of the old Magma Mine, which operated from the early 1900s until the mid-1990s.get price

Copper mining in Arizona Wikipedia

Mining of the Resolution Copper deposit in Pinal County, potentially the largest copper mine in Arizona, is stalled pending a proposed land swap with the federal government. Resolution Copper has proposed to give the federal government 4,500 acres (18 km 2 ) of environmentally sensitive land in Arizona in exchange for the 3,000-acre (12 km 2get price

Inside the Billion-Dollar Dig to America’s Biggest Copper

Mar 14, 2016 Over the past few years, Resolution has drilled more than 100 holes to test the size and composition of the Arizona copper deposit. Each test hole, about 6 inches in diameter and thousands of feetget price

Draft EIS Resolution Copper Project and Land Exchange

Aug 09, 2019 The Draft Environmental Impact Statement describes the process undertaken by the USDA Forest Service, to evaluate the issues related to and predicted effects of the submittal by Resolution Copper Mining, LLC of a mining General Plan of Operations, along with a connected, legislatively-mandated land exchange of Federal and private parcels in southeastern Arizona.get price

Copper Mining and Processing: Copper Mining in Arizona and

In 2011, copper mining contributed $4.6 billion in direct and indirect economic benefits to the state, generating 49,800 jobs (AZ Mining Assoc., 2011). Arizona is home to the Morenci Mine, owned by Freeport-McMoRan, which is one of the largest copper mines in the world (Freeport-McMoRan, 2014).get price

Rio Tinto's Resolution copper project in Arizona moves

Aug 09, 2019 Rio Tinto on Friday said it had moved a step closer to the development of a new copper project in Arizona, one of the few new major known deposits of the metal, with the potential to meet around aget price

Shape What's Next Resolution Copper

Partnership Delivers Clean Drinking Water to Vulnerable Communities in Arizona 04 May 2020 Superior, Ariz. Resolution Copper is partnering with the Mesa Chamber of Commerce and the United Food Bank to provide more than 50,000 cans of safe, clean drinking water to vulnerable communities in Arizona.get price

Resolution Copper ready to sink to new depths in Arizona

Resolution Copper says, after completing the two-year-long rehabilitation phase of the underground mine, in Arizona, it is ready to move to the deepening phase of what could end up being one of the biggest copper mines in the world. Resolution, owned 55:45 by Rio Tinto and BHP, is the owner of the massive Resolution copper project.get price

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Resolution Copper, Superior, Arizona. 5,025 likes · 270 talking about this. Resolution Copper is working with regulators and the community to develop one of the world’s largest untapped deposits of...get price

Arizona Groups: 'Hurried' Oak Flat Copper Mine Review

Nov 13, 2019 If the Resolution Copper mine becomes reality, its operations would ultimately send 1.5 billion tons of waste — rock crushed to a fine sand — to a location somewhere in the mine’s vicinity.get price

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Resolution Copper Mining & Metals Superior, Arizona 9,463 followers Resolution Copper is investing in Arizona and the U.S. to develop one of the world's largest untapped copper resources.get price

Rio Tinto's Resolution copper project in Arizona moves

Aug 09, 2019 Rio Tinto on Friday said it had moved a step closer to the development of a new copper project in Arizona, one of the few new major known deposits of get price

Draft EIS Resolution Copper Project and Land Exchange

Aug 09, 2019 The Draft Environmental Impact Statement describes the process undertaken by the USDA Forest Service, to evaluate the issues related to and predicted effects of the submittal by Resolution Copper Mining, LLC of a mining General Plan of Operations, along with a connected, legislatively-mandated land exchange of Federal and private parcels in southeastern Arizona.get price

Rosemont Mine Ruling Gives Hope to Fight Against

Aug 14, 2019 Resolution Copper's "No. 10 shaft" is North America's deepest mine shaft, plunging 6,943 feet below the surface.get price

North America is About to Get Its Largest Copper Mine

Aug 13, 2019 The Resolution prospect in Arizona is just that: a copper deposit that could supply a quarter of the country’s current copper demand. But mines are also destructive to the environment, especially operations like copper mines. You need a lot of ore to get the copper when only a few percent of the rock is the metal you seek.get price

Inside the Billion-Dollar Dig to America’s Biggest Copper

Mar 14, 2016 Over the past few years, Resolution has drilled more than 100 holes to test the size and composition of the Arizona copper deposit. Each test hole, get price

Copper mining in Arizona Wikipedia

Mining of the Resolution Copper deposit in Pinal County, potentially the largest copper mine in Arizona, is stalled pending a proposed land swap with the federal government. Resolution Copper has proposed to give the federal government 4,500 acres (18 km 2 ) of environmentally sensitive land in Arizona in exchange for the 3,000-acre (12 km 2get price

Arizona Set to Open First New Copper Mine in Decade

May 22, 2018 According to Resolution Copper spokesman Jonathan Ward, an Arizona State University survey shows some lingering opposition to the project, but 85 percent of the local community now approves of it.get price

Resolution Copper Mine Privatization of Public Lands

Resolution Copper Mining, a subsidiary of multinational mining conglomerates Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton, is planning to develop one of the nation’s largest copper mines in central Arizona. The mine’s footprint would include Oak Flat, a part of the Tonto National Forest that has been protected from mining by a public land order fromget price

Resolution Copper Arizona Capitol Times

Left, right seek limit to immunity in police brutality cases The Resolution Copper Mine in Arizona would be operating by now in most countries, but is still years away from getting all the permits it needs to begin mining in the U.S., a company official testified. June 5, 2020,4:00 amget price

Rio Tinto seeking solutions that transform mining

Jul 23, 2020 “When operating, the Resolution copper mine will be a deep underground block cave mine some 7,000 feet (~2 kilometres) deep, with ambient air get price