The Taloned One ogles white pride wenches, welcomes an infamous mining titan to town, and takes another swipe at illegal-immigrant-bashing car king Rusty Childress
Diamonds aren't the world's best trend
San Manuel is finding out what happens when an Australian company buys the local copper mine and lays off half the town
Mining industry strikes another rich vein in the Legislature
State official harshly criticizes Phelps Dodge environmental record; mining firm's development delayed
Arizona copper kings are enthusiastic about a pending mine-reclamation law--because they wrote it
Phelps Dodge wants to turn a dusty plain of toxic mine tailings into what it says is an environment-friendly golf course near the Verde River. No one can be sure whether the unprecedented plan will work. But that hasn't stopped anyone from fighting abo
DIGGING AT GRANITE MOUNTAIN AND COPPER BASIN WOULD SCAR THE FACE OF PRESCOTT. PLANS HAVE BEEN STOPPED, BUT ONLY FOR A WHILE.
MINERS--SPURRED BY NEW TECHNOLOGY AND INPENDING REGULATORY REFORM--SCURRY TO LOCK UP MINERAL RIGHTS. RESIDENTS OF WALKER, ARIZONA, FEAR THEY'RE ABOUT TO GET THE SHAFT.