Field Trips

Off-site Field Trips

Discover new innovations, create meaningful dialogue and get inspired by participating in off-site field trips and technical tours. See firsthand how others in the minerals industry are improving methods, overcoming obstacles and reaching operational goals.


Field trips are subject to cancellation based on limited attendance. Make your reservations for field trips during your conference registration.


Thursday, February 27, 2020 | 7:30 am - 2:30 pm | $65

*30 attendee max. Ticket price includes transportation and lunch.

Get a sense of the Resolution Copper project with a surface tour of our West Plant grounds adjacent to the Town of Superior, Arizona, and our East Plant site.

At our West Plant, you’ll see our work to reclaim the historic Magma Copper mine tailings area, smelter and smokestack, as well as the entrance to the Never Sweat Tunnel and our Water Treatment Plant.

After the stop at West Plant, you’ll visit our East Plant where the Never Sweat Tunnel leads. There you’ll see the head frames of the No. 9 Shaft and No. 10 Shaft to learn more about the underground mining process and the future of the project.

Please wear steel toed shoes. Bring a hard hat if you have one. Remaining PPE will be provided.

  • Welcome and overview of Resolution at office (with bathroom break)
  • Overview of site at overlook
  • Water treatment plant
  • Smelter town
  • Reclamation
  • Visit downtown and lunch
  • Drive to shaft area for overlook
  • Leave from shaft area, return to Resolution office for departure

Lunch Sponsored by: Resolution Copper