Scooptram fire traps miners – twice – at Hudbay’s Lalor

Operations were suspended late last week, and nearly 200 miners were trapped underground for hours, after a fire erupted on a scooptram at Hudbay Minerals’ Lalor operation in Snow Lake, Manitoba, on September 14. According to local news outlet the Thompson Citizen, the equipment actually caught fire twice, once as well on Sept. 15. Both times, workers rushed to refuge…

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U.S. DOJ, Hudbay get split decision on Rosemont

On May 12, Hudbay Minerals confirmed that it and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) received a split decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirming the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona’s decision in July 2019 on its Rosemont copper project in Arizona. The decision states the Court of Appeals agreed with the…

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