AZ Mining Association
Freeport McMoRan remains hopeful to resume copper concentrate exports in Indonesia after seeing the company's first quarter earnings drop 21%.
Freeport sees 21 percent earnings drop for first quarter - Phoenix Business Journal
Freeport McMoRan's quarterly earnings saw a decline in profits, but the mining company still beat Wall Street analysts' expectations.
According to the International Copper Study Group, world copper production is expected to Rise through 2015.
World Copper Production to Rise through 2015 - ICSG
Arizona and mining have a long shared history. From jobs to economic development and much more, mining has been part of the states infrastructure for more than a century.
Mining has been an unmistakable force and the main economic driver in Arizona.