Freeport’s Morenci is proving ground for new copper leaching tech, president says

Freeport-McMoRan’s Morenci complex in the US is the main proving ground for the copper producer’s efforts to pursue the use of new technology to enhance the recovery of materials from its existing leach operations, the company’s president has said.

Around half of the company’s leach stockpiles are located at Morenci, an open-pit copper mine in the US state of Arizona, Kathleen Quirk told Fastmarkets on Tuesday April 25. Around...


Andrea Hotter

April 26, 2023

17:30 GMT

New York