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MJ Insurance Named One of the Largest Brokers in U.S.

Michael Bill, CEO of MJ Insurance.

MJ Insurance, one of the nation’s leading property-casualty and employee benefits agencies, is one of the “100 Largest Broker of U.S. Business” according to Business Insurance magazine. MJ ranked No. 97 in the publication’s 2014 list. This is the second consecutive year that MJ Insurance has received the honor. Companies are ranked by 2013 brokerage… Read More →

LGE breaks ground on METSO facility

LGE Design Build broke ground on a 44KSF service facility for Metso Corporation on June 6.  The facility will be located at Pecos and Sossaman roads in Mesa, Ariz. The new facility is ideally positioned and equipped to service Metso’s customers throughout the southwest U.S. and northern Mexico.  The new facility will accommodate a wide… Read More →

MJ Insurance reports record revenue

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by in Business News | Economy

MJ Insurance, one of the nation’s largest privately-held insurance agencies, has reported double digit year-over-year growth with an 11 percent increase across all business lines. The agency also reported record all-time high revenues of $25 million. MJ’s fiscal year runs from September to September and for fiscal 2013, MJ saw solid growth in both employee… Read More →

Hake Joins Gallagher & Kennedy as Associate

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Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A., a full service business law firm, announced today that Alana C. Hake has joined the firm as an associate in the Environmental and Natural Resources practice group. She will practice environmental and natural resources law, specializing in environmental remediation work for the mining industry. Prior to joining Gallagher & Kennedy, Hake… Read More →

Hake Joins Gallagher & Kennedy as Associate

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Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A., a full service business law firm, announced today that Alana C. Hake has joined the firm as an associate in the Environmental and Natural Resources practice group. She will practice environmental and natural resources law, specializing in environmental remediation work for the mining industry. Prior to joining Gallagher & Kennedy, Hake… Read More →

Florence Copper Project expands management team

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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 →

Freeport-McMoRan’s profit rises 16%

Richard Adkerson, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold - AZ Business Magazine May/June 2011
by in Business News

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. said Tuesday that fourth-quarter profit rose 16 percent on a combination of rising sales and lower copper-production costs, and the mining company’s stock rose. Net income was $743 million, 78 cents per share, compared with $640 million, or 67 cents per share, a year earlier. Excluding one-time items such as… Read More →

Freeport-McMoRan's profit rises 16%

Richard Adkerson, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold - AZ Business Magazine May/June 2011
by in Business News

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. said Tuesday that fourth-quarter profit rose 16 percent on a combination of rising sales and lower copper-production costs, and the mining company’s stock rose. Net income was $743 million, 78 cents per share, compared with $640 million, or 67 cents per share, a year earlier. Excluding one-time items such as… Read More →

Freeport-McMoRan buys energy companies for $9B

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Mining company Freeport-McMoRan is buying a pair of oil and gas producers for $9 billion, creating a natural resources conglomerate with assets ranging from oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico to mines in Indonesia. Freeport, based in Phoenix, is paying $6.9 billion in cash and stock for Plains Exploration Co., and $2.1 billion for… Read More →

UA earns grant to study biodiesel effects

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Researchers at the University of Arizona have won a $1.4 million grant to study the occupational and environmental health effects of underground mining equipment that runs on biodiesel-blend fuels. The university says mining operators are shifting from diesel to biodiesel-blend fuels in a bid to lower exposure to pollutants. Biodiesel is made from vegetable oil… Read More →