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--Burke

Friday, March 20, 2009

Asarco shuts down Amarillo rod and cake plant next to PANTEX

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Asarco shut Texas copper plants this week
Reuters - USA
NEW YORK, March 20 (Reuters) - US copper miner Asarco LLC shut its rod and cake plants in Amarillo, Texas and is planning periodic slowdowns at the copper ...
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Grupo Mexico (who owns Asarco and wants to retain ownership; and, who controls over 50% of the Mexico Ferromex rail right-of-way) is bidding on a 45 year contract to carry rail-containers from the new Mexico Baja seaport of Punta Colonet across northern Mexico and up through the Santa Teresa NM Port of Entry, in the toxic-shadow of ASARCO El Paso.  That contract should be awarded early this summer.


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