The roofs of the Mineral Discovery Center are adorned with more than three and a half tons of ASARCO copper. Opened in February of 1997, the Asarco Mineral Discovery Center is designed to convey the vital importance of mining in our civilization.
An 11 foot diameter tire from a 240 ton haul truck provides a great photo opportunity for kids and adults. Nowhere else in the State of Arizona can you find regularly scheduled, public tours of a working open pit copper mine available without a prior reservation.
My First Anthill In 1948,I lived alone in the Cerrillos Mountains south of Santa Fe, New Mexico, at the Tom Payne Mine. When lead and zinc metal prices suddenly took a nosedive, our ore and concentrate shipments from the Payne to the ASARCO smelter in El Paso barely paid the rail freight.
Mount Isa Mines Limited ("MIM") operates the Mount Isa copper, lead, zinc and silver mines near Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia as part of the Glencore group of companies. For a brief period in 1980, MIM was Australia's largest company. It has pioneered several significant mining industry innovations, including the Isa Process copper refining technology, the Isasmelt smelting technology, and
In 1998, Doe Run became the only mining company in the area, with its purchase of Asarco. The Millenium saw the five year bond issue passed, insuring repaving of the streets and needed attention to water and sewer problems.
Welcome to the ASARCO Mineral Discovery Center where you can make your own discoveries about copper and the mining industry. The menu on your left will guide you around the web site, and below is some useful information in a nutshell
San Bernardino County, CA mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. US Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in San Bernardino County, CA
ABOUT LEXI. Lithium Energi Exploration, Inc. (TSX.VLEXI) is an exploration company specializing in the strategic acquisition, exploration and development of lithium brine assets in Argentina.
6 Jan 83. Daily Telegraph Further huge losses loom for Lloyd's members. LLOYD'S of London members, some already hard hit, are about to suffer more huge losses following a dramatic deterioration in the finances of another syndicate involved in the notorious "LMX spiral".. About 1,000 members of R J Bromley syndicate 475 could be facing losses of more than 500pc of the syndicate's 1989 capacity.
This is designed to discourage further exploration, thereby keeping the lid on the Great South Basin discovery. Meanwhile, in Australia, new P.M. Malcolm Fraser reopens uranium mining and opens the way for takeover of mineral resources with big tax breaks for oil exploration, coal and mining.