For Immediate Release July 18, 2016 NATIONAL MINING GROUP SUPPORTS ARIZONA MINE RESOLUTION COPPER PROJECT WILL PROVIDE JOBS AND MINERALS CRITICAL TO SUSTAINABLE LIVING American Exploration & Mining Association (AEMA) has filed comments in support of the Resolution Copper Project in Superior, Arizona. The Resolution Copper Mine will bring over 3,700 jobs to the area […]
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The American Exploration & Mining Association (“AEMA”) is pleased to provide these unique comments in opposition of the nomination of the Chi’chil Bildagoteel (Oak Flat) Historic District Traditional Cultural Property, Pinal County, Arizona to the National Register of Historic Places. For full letter please see Downloadable PDF here: Oak Flat Historic Register AEMA Comments
NWMA and its members have been actively supporting H.R. 687, The Southeast Arizona Land Exchange & Conservation Act of 2013. This letter was sent to members of Congress and NWMA has been working hard to support its member company Resolution Copper-Rio Tinto.
H.R. 687 would allow Resolution Copper to exchange some of its private holdings for USFS land necessary to develop the third largest undeveloped copper resource in the world and has the potential to produce more than 25 percent of the annual U.S. copper demand for the next 40 years.
*At current production rates, this mine will produce the equivalent of more than 25 percent ofthe annual U.S. copper demand for the next 40 years.
*1,400 direct jobs and 2,300 indirect jobs (3,700 total jobs) throughout the 40-year mine life.
*3,000 construction jobs during the construction phase of the project.
*$220 million in annual wages.
*$61 billion in economic impact to the state of Arizona
*$20 billion in federal, state and local tax revenues.