Oct. 5, 2016 – Superior, AZ – The National Mining Association (NMA) recently awarded Resolution Copper a Certificate of Achievement in recognition of its dedicated commitment to excellence in safety as a part of the Sentinels of Safety Awards program. Presented annually, the safety certificate is given to a mining organization that has distinguished itself in workplace safety. In 2015, Resolution Copper employees worked more than 114,000 hours without a lost time, or medical treatment injury in its above and underground operation.

“Resolution Copper’s number one priority is the health and safety of every employee and contractor, and our goal, is to send every team member home safely at the end of every shift.” said Andrew Taplin, president, Resolution Copper. “This great result was accomplished by a very dedicated team that’s committed to putting safety first, always.”

Located near Superior, Arizona, Resolution Copper is working with regulators and the community to develop one of the world’s largest untapped copper deposits. The proposed mine will create high value jobs for local residents, be an engine for economic growth, and utilize the best practices to create a safe, sustainable and environmentally friendly operation.

About Resolution Copper

The Resolution Copper Project is operated by Resolution Copper Mining, which is a limited liability company owned 55 percent by Resolution Copper Company (a Rio Tinto PLC subsidiary) and 45 percent by BHP Copper Inc. (a BHP Billiton PLC subsidiary).

Contacts

Bill Tanner
Office: +1 520.689.3276
Mobile: +1 520.391.0793
William.Tanner2@riotinto.com

102 Magma Heights
Superior
AZ 85173
United States

www.resolutioncopper.com

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