(TUCSON – October 5, 2017) – “Arizona’s Mining Economy – What’s The Future?” will be the topic at the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED)’s next Southern Arizona luncheon, Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Arizona Inn, located at 2200 E. Elm St., in Tucson.
Jerry Bustamante, community relations manager for Hudbay Minerals, Inc., David Rhoades, general manager for Freeport-McMoRan Inc.’s Sierrita operations, and Nancy Johannesmeyer, senior environmental affairs manager for Asarco, will be the speakers.
The three representatives, each from active mining companies in Arizona, will discuss the current and future economic climate of the industry and its overall economic impact on the state.
The cost of the luncheon is $45 for AAED members, $65 for non-members and $75 for late registrants. To register, visit www.aaed.com/event/nov15.
The registration deadline is Thursday, Nov. 9 by noon. Vegetarian meals must be requested in advance. For more information, call AAED at (602) 240-AAED (2233), or visit www.aaed.com.
AAED, founded in 1974, has a mission to serve as Arizona’s unified voice advocating for responsible economic development through an effective program of professional education, public policy, and collaboration.