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Objection period ends March 1 for Tonto’s proposed decision on copper mine

PHOENIX, February 10, 2021 — For Immediate Release. Interested parties who previously submitted formal comments about the Resolution Copper Project and Land Exchange have until March 1 to file an objection to the Tonto’s proposed decision. Guest ContributorGuest Contributors include press releases, guest authors, and columnists who contribute less than 4 …

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Tonto National Forest presents Draft Environmental Impact for Pinto Valley Mine project

PHOENIX_Dec 13_The USDA Forest Service released the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Pinto Valley Mine project for public review and comment. The mining plan of operations submitted by Pinto Valley Mining Corp. proposes to expand existing open-pit copper and molybdenum mining operations from private lands onto National Forest System lands. …

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Women in Mining: Wendy Stanfel

“It’s incredibly challenging. That’s why I love it.” Resolution Copper Electrician Wendy Stanfel maintains critical electrical systems — oxygen and vibration sensors, water pumps, and ventilation — in the deepest single mine shaft in the country. “It’s a viciously cruel environment, highly mineralized water,” she explains. “Things have to be …

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Women in Mining: Daphne Place-Hoskie

“This is my favorite job ever.” Daphne Place-Hoskie, 47, supports management of BHP’s North American legacy assets (aka idle sites). She helps both the business and the host communities envision those sites as something of greater value, and then secure funds to execute the project. Habitat renewal. An industrial park.   …

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