Kennecott - Rio Tinto

Our Kennecott mine is a world-class, integrated copper mining operation located just outside Salt Lake City, Utah, in the United States. Kennecott has been mining and processing minerals from the rich ore body of the Bingham Canyon Mine since 1903, and is even today one of the top producing mines

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Kennecott Copper Mine Tour the Utah copper mine

Rio Tinto Kennecott Visitor Experience: Learn about the history of this amazing mine and see first-hand the gigantic scale of its operation, vehicles, and artifacts. Discover how ore gets refined to become copper – an essential element in today’s technology. The Visitor Experience is dedicated to educating the public about the importance mining plays in modern life, safe mining

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2021-3-8  Kennecott takes copper further As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential for human progress. Our metals are used to drive innovation and

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Kennecott Mine Hutchings Museum

2021-8-13  The Kennecott copper mine in Bingham Canyon, Utah, is one of the world’s biggest copper mines. The mine was started by Enos Andrew Wall in 1887 when he realized how much copper there was in Bingham Canyon. He began by mining underground, but in the mid-1890s Daniel C. Jackling and Robert C. Gemmell looked at the mine, and they thought it had ...

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Our History - Rio Tinto Kennecott

2016-6-17  Utah Copper Company was incorporated on June 4, 1903. The mine was created to process low-grade copper ore found in Bingham Canyon, about 25 miles southwest of Salt Lake City. Most experts of that day said the company would never make money: the ore grade was too low, only 39 pounds of copper per ton of ore.

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Kennecott Corporation -- Company History

2021-3-25  Kennecott Utah Copper, as part of Rio Tinto's massive copper unit, had 1997 net earnings of $139 million from production of copper, gold, silver, and molybdenum. It was the third largest U.S. copper producer in the late 1990s, producing 15 percent of the domestic copper supply.

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Operation - Rio Tinto Kennecott

As one of the largest copper producers in the United States, Rio Tinto Kennecott comprises approximately 11 percent of U.S. annual copper production. The Bingham Canyon Mine is one of the top producing copper mines in the world with production at more than 20 million tons. The Bingham Canyon Mine

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Kennecott executive management team restructured - Rio ...

2013-8-1  Kennecott’s Bingham Canyon Mine is one of the top producing copper mines in the world with production at more than 19 million tons. In 2012, Kennecott produced 179,317 tons of copper, 279,200 ounces of gold, 2.4 million ounces of silver, and 20 million pounds of molybdenum. Rio Tinto purchased Kennecott and related facilities in 1989 and has ...

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Kennecott Utah Copper

2014-1-16  Kennecott Utah Copper’s Bingham Canyon Mine experienced a slide of its northeast wall on the evening of April 10, 2013. This fact sheet provides an overview of the systems in place at Kennecott to help our highly trained geotechnical experts detect, monitor and plan for slides.

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Contact Us - Rio Tinto Kennecott

Have a question or comment? We want to hear from you. Main contact information4700 Daybreak ParkwaySouth Jordan, Utah 84009801-204-2000 Community RelationsAdan [email protected] Government RelationsJosh [email protected] Marketing [email protected]

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Kennecott - Rio Tinto

Our Kennecott mine is a world-class, integrated copper mining operation located just outside Salt Lake City, Utah, in the United States. Kennecott has been mining and processing minerals from the rich ore body of the Bingham Canyon Mine since 1903, and is even today one of the top producing mines

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Kennecott Mine Hutchings Museum

2021-8-13  The Kennecott copper mine in Bingham Canyon, Utah, is one of the world’s biggest copper mines. The mine was started by Enos Andrew Wall in 1887 when he realized how much copper there was in Bingham Canyon. He began by mining underground, but in the mid-1890s Daniel C. Jackling and Robert C. Gemmell looked at the mine, and they thought it had ...

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VISIT the Kennecott Utah Copper Mine — Salt Lake City

The Kennecott Utah Copper Mine, also known as the Bingham Canyon Copper Mine, was the world’s first open-pit copper mine and today is the largest manmade hole on earth! Located about 25 miles southwest of Salt Lake City, Utah, the Bingham Canyon mine has operated for over a century and continues to produce copper, gold, silver and other ...

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Kennecott Copper Mine Tour City Sights Utah

2021-9-1  See Kennecott Copper Mine in Utah. This tour is full of incredible photo opportunities! It’s ideal for nature and science lovers. The Kennecott Utah Copper Mine, also known as the Bingham Canyon Copper Mine, is the largest and richest copper mine in history, with over 110 years of open-pit mining.

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Utah History Encyclopedia - Utah Education Network

Standard Oil of Ohio (SOHIO) in 1981 acquired Kennecott, including the company's Utah Copper operations which had over 7,500 employees. In 1985 operations ceased at the Bingham Canyon mine. New labor agreements were negotiated in 1986, and resumption of all Kennecott Utah Copper

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This Massive Mine in Utah Has Produced More Gold than

2017-1-2  The Kennecott Copper Mine (initially known as the Bingham Canyon Mine) is an open pit copper mine located in the Oquirrh Mountains near the Salt Lake City in Utah. It is currently the world’s largest man-made excavation. The mine is operated by the Kennecott Utah Copper Corporation a subsidiary of the UK-based Rio Tinto Group.

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Kennecott Utah Copper

2014-1-16  Kennecott Utah Copper’s Bingham Canyon Mine experienced a slide of its northeast wall on the evening of April 10, 2013. This fact sheet provides an overview of the systems in place at Kennecott to help our highly trained geotechnical experts detect, monitor and plan for slides.

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KENNECOTT UTAH COPPER

2018-3-15  The Groundwater Modeling studies for Kennecott Utah Copper Corporation (KUCC) Southwestern Jordan Valley (SWJV) flow and transport modeling have been an on-going effort beginning with the South Facilities Remedial Investigation and Feasibility Study (RI/FS) in 1998.

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Kennecott Corporation -- Company History

2021-3-25  Kennecott Utah Copper, as part of Rio Tinto's massive copper unit, had 1997 net earnings of $139 million from production of copper, gold, silver, and molybdenum. It was the third largest U.S. copper producer in the late 1990s, producing 15 percent of the domestic copper supply.

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Copper Mining, the King of the Oquirrh Mountains

Copper Mining, the King of the Oquirrh Mountains. Copper mining has played a significant role in the industrial, economic, and social life of Utah. It has also affected the state’s geography. Copper has many uses. It is very important in the electrical field as it is a good conductor of electricity. Water pipes, architectural trim, weather ...

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Kennecott - Rio Tinto

Our Kennecott mine is a world-class, integrated copper mining operation located just outside Salt Lake City, Utah, in the United States. Kennecott has been mining and processing minerals from the rich ore body of the Bingham Canyon Mine since 1903, and is even today one of the top producing mines

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Kennecott Copper Mine Tour the Utah copper mine

Rio Tinto Kennecott Visitor Experience: Learn about the history of this amazing mine and see first-hand the gigantic scale of its operation, vehicles, and artifacts. Discover how ore gets refined to become copper – an essential element in today’s technology. The Visitor Experience is dedicated to educating the public about the importance mining plays in modern life, safe mining

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Our History - Rio Tinto Kennecott

2016-6-17  The ownership of Kennecott changed once more in 1989, when BP agreed to sell most of its worldwide minerals business to the RTZ Corporation (Rio Tinto Zinc), one of the world’s largest mining endeavors. RTZ Corporation formed a new Kennecott, known as Kennecott Utah Copper Corporation, to operate the Bingham Canyon Mine and other facilities ...

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Operation - Rio Tinto Kennecott

Operation. As one of the largest copper producers in the United States, Rio Tinto Kennecott comprises approximately 11 percent of U.S. annual copper production. The Bingham Canyon Mine is one of the top producing copper mines in the world with production at more than 20 million tons. The Bingham Canyon Mine

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VISIT the Kennecott Utah Copper Mine — Salt Lake City

The Kennecott Utah Copper Mine, also known as the Bingham Canyon Copper Mine, was the world’s first open-pit copper mine and today is the largest manmade hole on earth! Located about 25 miles southwest of Salt Lake City, Utah, the Bingham Canyon mine has operated for over a century and continues to produce copper, gold, silver and other ...

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Kennecott executive management team restructured - Rio ...

2013-8-1  Kennecott’s Bingham Canyon Mine is one of the top producing copper mines in the world with production at more than 19 million tons. In 2012, Kennecott produced 179,317 tons of copper, 279,200 ounces of gold, 2.4 million ounces of silver, and 20 million pounds of molybdenum. Rio Tinto purchased Kennecott and related facilities in 1989 and has ...

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Kennecott Mine Hutchings Museum

2021-8-13  2021-8-13  The Kennecott copper mine in Bingham Canyon, Utah, is one of the world’s biggest copper mines. The mine was started by Enos Andrew Wall in 1887 when he realized how much copper there was in Bingham Canyon. He began by mining underground, but in the mid-1890s Daniel C. Jackling and Robert C. Gemmell looked at the mine, and they thought it had ...

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2021-3-8  Pioneering materials thatare essential to human progressGET ALL THE FACTS ABOUT COPPER Kennecott takes copper further As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential for human progress. Our metals are used to drive innovation and technology in all aspects of life. Learn More Copper Currents blog View All Careers HR Pioneering human []

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Contact Us - Rio Tinto Kennecott

Have a question or comment? We want to hear from you. Main contact information4700 Daybreak ParkwaySouth Jordan, Utah 84009801-204-2000 Community RelationsAdan [email protected] Government RelationsJosh [email protected] Marketing [email protected]

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Kennecott Copper Mine Tour City Sights Utah

2021-9-1  See Kennecott Copper Mine in Utah. This tour is full of incredible photo opportunities! It’s ideal for nature and science lovers. The Kennecott Utah Copper Mine, also known as the Bingham Canyon Copper Mine, is the largest and richest copper mine in history, with over 110 years of open-pit mining.

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