Taseko Mines has announced that, following receipt of all necessary state and federal operating permits, well-field operations have begun and injection and recovery systems have been fully ramped up at its Florence in-situ copper recovery project in Pinal county Arizona, about midway between Phoenix and Tucson.

Following an initial leaching period, leach solutions were flowing at expected levels as of early January, and copper had been detected in solutions recovered from process sample wells.
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