Tyrone Mine announces more layoffs

The Tyrone Mine has sent layoff notices to 36 employees. Mine owner Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. Full Story

Albuquerque, NM

#1 Nov 18, 2008
It's all the copper being stolen around Albuquerque and flooding the market.


Since: Feb 08

Santa Fe, NM

#2 Nov 19, 2008
This is really unfortunate. The mining and oil and gas industries are helping to shield New Mexico's economy from the national/global turmoil. Hopefully, this is just a temporary setback to the copper industry. We need in-situ uranium mining to proceed.

Albuquerque, NM

#3 Nov 19, 2008
The mines around Grant county have been in a decline since the 80s. the state never even blinks when a mine closes.

Silver City, NM

#4 Nov 19, 2008
At least we don't have 45% unemployment like we did in the 80's.

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