Katherine Arnold, PE

Sustainability and the Social License to Operate -
11:00 am 10/18/2019
Gila, Tucson Convention Center

Mines are working to make the industry a sustainable one that can continue to provide the raw materials that build the future. How will we deliver raw materials as efficiently and sustainably as possible?

Kathy is the Director of Environment for Hudbay Mineral’s Arizona Business Unit, where she works on permitting, mitigation, planning, and compliance activities for the Rosemont Copper Project. As part of her duties, she also directs operations for the 30,000-acre Rosemont Ranch. Kathy graduated from Montana Tech with B.S. degrees in Mineral Processing Engineering, Computer Science, and Mathematics as well as an M.S. in Project and Engineering Management. On May 5, 2018, Kathy was honored to receive Montana Tech’s Distinguished Alumni Award.
Raised in Butte, Montana, Kathy has lived in Arizona since 1988, working in the mining industry. She has been a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Arizona since 2006. Kathy participates as a Board Member on the Industry Leadership Board for Montana Tech’s Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, the Montana Tech Foundation Board, the Tucson Metro Chamber Board, the Southwest Mining Foundation Board of Governors, the American Exploration and Mining Association Board and is President of the Breakfast Club of Tucson. She and her husband Doug, an Arizona native, reside in Oro Valley with their dog, Penny.