Quantcast
Home / Focus / Public Lands & Mining July 2008 / Arizona's copper economy (access required)

Arizona's copper economy (access required)

Where Copper is King • Solvent-extraction tanks of the BHP Billiton SX-EW facility sit below the hilltops of Miami, Ariz.The main driver behind the price increase for metals is increasing demand in emerging economies in the world. Even as the U.S. economy slows, demand for commodities remains strong worldwide.“Commodities offer an opportunity that’s non-correlating to ...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

 

x

Check Also

This is Tombstone’s Oriental Saloon, photographed in the 1930s after its conversion for use as a drug store.

The Oriental Saloon (access required)

Owned by Jim Vizina, its bar and restaurant rented to Cochise County Supervisor M.E. (Milt) Joyce, the Oriental was considered Tombstone’s finest saloon. “Last evening,” ...