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Florence Copper receives final APP permit

Curis Resources - Florence Copper Project

Florence Copper announced that the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (“ADEQ”) has completed the required public consultation and review process relating to the Aquifer Protection Permit (“APP”) for Phase 1 operations at the Florence Copper Project (“Florence Copper”) site. The ADEQ permit outlines the safety standards and regulatory oversight required by the State of Arizona… Read More →

Judge dismisses copper mine permit lawsuit

Curis Resources - Florence Copper Project
by in Business News

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the state’s decision to award a ground-water protection permit to Curis Resources for its planned copper mine in Florence. The town of Florence, Pulte Homes and others sued last September, challenging the Department of Environmental Quality’s decision to award Curis Resources a temporary permit for testing for an… Read More →

Florence Copper Project expands management team

Curis Resources - Florence Copper Project
by in Business News

Curis Resources has hired Loren H. Locher as director of public affairs to assist in the continued growth and development of Florence Copper, an in-situ copper recovery project in central Arizona. “Loren is a wonderful addition to the Florence Copper team and we are fortunate to have someone with his experience to provide leadership for… Read More →

Mint tries to make cheaper change

by in Featured

When it comes to making coins, the Mint isn’t getting its two cents worth. In some cases, it doesn’t even get half of that. A penny costs more than two cents and a nickel costs more than 11 cents to make and distribute. The quandary is how to make coins more cheaply without sparing our… Read More →

Computer & Aerospace Manufacturing – Arizona Builds Its Financial Future

manufacturing - Arizona Business Magazine May/June 2012

Computer and aerospace manufacturing plays a significant role in Arizona’s financial future. The economic storm that has wreaked havoc for most businesses was barely a breeze for Michael McPhie. “We were really not affected negatively,” says the CEO of Curis Resources, a mineral exploration and development company in Florence. “The economic downturn really did not… Read More →

Arizona’s Centennial Medallions Available Online

state flag - centennial medallions available

Arizonans can now celebrate Arizona’s five “C’s” with two more — commemorative coins.  Developed and produced by the Arizona Historical Advisory Commission, centennial medallions are now available for purchase on the Centennial Commission’s website. The Arizona Historical Advisory Commission (AHAC) was organized to create awareness and promote observance of Arizona’s Centennial at the local and… Read More →

The Five C’s of Arizona

by in Economy | Infographics

Copper, cattle, cotton, citrus and climate. These “Five C’s” were the core of Arizona’s economy when it first became a state. Though not as important today, they assist in bringing residents and tourists alike to Arizona. If you went to elementary school here you may have heard of these in the classroom. If not, here… Read More →