Florence Copper

Welcome to Florence Copper

Florence Copper is a unique in-situ copper recovery project planned for Florence, Arizona. Recently added to the Taseko Mines Ltd. portfolio, Florence Copper is an environmentally responsible project that is estimated to create close to 500 jobs for Pinal County and $68.4 million in local tax revenues for the Town of Florence.

Not a mine in the traditional sense of the term, Florence Copper is an in-situ (in place) recovery project, that seeks to dissolve copper minerals from an underground deposit by introducing water with a lowered-pH (making it slightly acidic). This low-PH, water-based solution dissolves the copper and allows it to be pumped to the surface through a continuous loop water treatment system.

Florence Copper: Creating opportunities from the ground up

Latest News

December 08, 2014: EPA Issues Underground Injection Control Draft Permit To Florence Copper Inc.  
November 14, 2014: Water Quality Appeals Board Remands Florence Copper Permit to ADEQ for Limited Review  
November 10, 2014: Florence Copper Inc. Approved for Taseko Portfolio  

Project & Community Updates

October 27, 2014: Florence Copper Community Newsletter  
October 21, 2014: Op-ed: Commitment to sustainability of environment and community  
July 21, 2014: Florence Copper Community Newsletter  

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