In Arizona, Rio Tinto CEO seeks ‘win-win’ for Resolution copper project

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By Ernest Scheyder (Reuters) -A key Native American leader in Arizona declined to meet Rio Tinto Plc’s chief executive this week, the latest roadblock in the mining giant’s search for a “win-win” compromise to build its controversial Resolution Copper project. The visit from Rio’s Jakob Stausholm to the state underscores Resolution’s importance to the Anglo-Australian company, which has spent more than $2 billion on the project in the past decade but has yet to produce any copper, the red metal used in electric vehicles and other electronics. Rio hopes the mine will eventually produce more tha…

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