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Chairman Rambler weighs in on legislation which would block Resolution Copper Mine.

San Carlos Apache Reservation—According to a poll conducted by FM3Research , nearly 75 percent of Arizona likely voters oppose the construction of the proposed Resolution Copper Mine that would destroy Chí’chil Biłdagoteel, a sacred Western Apache site also known as Oak Flat located on the Tonto National Forest east of …

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Superior Mayor Besich with an urgent message regarding new legislation

Mayor’s Minute:  Resolution Copper Project is at Risk! Friends, Family and Neighbors, I am contacting you today with great urgency and a simple request: please contact our Senators and Congressmen and ask them to not support the “Save Oak Flat” H.R. 1884 bill that has been proposed by Representative Grijalva …

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Chairman Rambler responds to withdrawal of Resolution Copper FEIS

San Carlos Apache Reservation Chairman Terry Rambler Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that it is directing the Tonto Nation Forest to rescind the Final Environmental impact Statement and draft Record of Decision for the proposed Resolution Copper Mine. This action stops the transfer of Oak Flat, land that …

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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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Resolution Copper completes $75 million restoration of historic mining land

15-year project cleans up 475 acres of land impacted by historical mining activities of Magma Copper Company Superior, Ariz. (January 11, 2020) – Resolution Copper has completed a $75 million restoration and reclamation project of 475 acres of land impacted by close to a century of historic impacts from the …

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Resolution Copper highlights local economic impact following National Apprenticeship Week

Company announces 12 local employees will graduate from 3-year apprentice program at Central Arizona College in December  Releases Q3 2020 Scorecard, showing over 70% of workforce from Copper Triangle area and more than 65% of spending this year with Arizona vendors and suppliers Superior, Ariz. (November 17, 2020) – Following …

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Second GenerationMiners: Bryan Seppala, Operations and Maintenance Manager Stakeholder Engagement Advisor

Randy Seppala, 65, a career-long mining engineer, is the Operations and Maintenance Manager at Resolution Copper in Superior. During his tenure at Resolution, he’s  overseen numerous projects, including sinking the Number 10 shaft. Today, he oversees surface and underground operations and maintenance with two huge responsibilities: * Maintaining existing and …

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Tonto Draft Land Management Plan released for public comment

PHOENIX, Dec. 13, 2019 — The Tonto National Forest released a draft land management plan (draft forest plan) and draft environmental impact statement today for public review and comment. The draft forest plan reflects changes in social, economic and ecological conditions since the current plan was approved in 1985. It outlines the …

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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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