Nearly 50,000 jobs generated by Arizona's mining industry.
Our industry benefits rural and metropolitan communities and counties across the state.
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Arizona and mining have a long shared history. From jobs to economic development and much more, mining has been part of the state’s infrastructure for more than a century. At the Arizona Mining Association, we work to ensure mining also has a bright future in the Grand Canyon State.
Take advantage of our website to learn how mining benefits Arizona, see why metals are important to everyday life, find career opportunities in our industry, and help us advocate sound public policies that promote a prospering, responsible and safe mining industry.
“Arizona produces more copper than any other state. This brief history shows how Arizona's copper mining built a state and changed a nation. This documentary was sponsored by ASU, Daniel Buckley, Freeport McMoRan, Intel, Channel 8, and Resolution Copper Company and was presented to the Arizona Mining Alliance and American Copper Council in May of 2012.”