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Freeport Mcmoran Copper & Gold

Freeport looks to spin off non-copper ventures

Freeport looks to spin off non-copper ventures

Spinoff of oil and gas businesses would allow focus on copper, Phoenix-based Freeport says.

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Big firms finding it hard to fill skilled jobs at Arizona mines

Big firms finding it hard to fill skilled jobs at Arizona mines

As part of training in 2011, UA student Mark Iobst helped guide a drill bit by communicating with the operator (not pictured) of a single-boom jumbo drive drill.

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Star 200: Southern Arizona's big companies finding it hard to fill skilled jobs at Arizona mines

Star 200: Southern Arizona's big companies finding it hard to fill skilled jobs at Arizona mines

A second straight year of dropping copper prices has done little to slake Southern Arizona's two biggest mining employers' thirst for new workers.

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Big business once again feels the urge to merge

NEW YORK - Companies are buying each other again.

February 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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