Safford is an open-pit copper mining complex Freeport describes as a "zero-discharge facility and one of the most environmentally advanced copper mines ever built." According to Freeport, "Growth and expansion opportunities are underway to extend the life of mine for Safford operations."
According to Freeport's annual economic impact statement, "Morenci and Safford operations combined generated a $405.4 million direct and indirect impact on Graham and Greenlee Counties and a $978.5 Million impact on Arizona."
Other large regional employers include:
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