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  • Bingham Canyon Copper Mine Utah USA Mining

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  • Kennecott Rio Tinto

    Our Kennecott mine is a worldclass 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 in the world. Our operation also includes a concentrator smelter and refinery.

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    Discover how ore gets refined to become an essential elementcopperin todays technology. The Visitor Experience is dedicated to educating the public about the importance mining plays in modern life safe mining practices and responsible environmental stewardship. Founded in 1903 Kennecotts Bingham Canyon Mine is one of the largest manmade openpit excavations in the world. The

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  • Kennecott Copper Mine Tour the Utah copper mine

    The Bingham Canyon Mine overlook is also ADA accessible. Only trained service dogs are allowed on the Visitor Experience. A trained service dog is defined as a dog who has received training to assist those who are blind or have low vision deafness or hard of hearing diabetes seizures mobility limitations or other needs. Emotional support or psychiatric service animals are not allowed on

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  • Operation Rio Tinto Kennecott

    Copper production begins at the Bingham Canyon Mine. We carry out a sequence of drilling blasting loading hauling crushing and conveying 24 hours a day seven days a week 52 weeks a year. Drilling and blasting. We detonate 1 200 pounds of explosives twice daily in holes 55 feet deep to break up the rock and remove the ore out of the ground.

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  • Copper Mining and Processing Everything you Need to Know

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  • Geology of the Bingham Canyon Porphyry CuMoAu

    The Bingham Canyon porphyry CuMoAu deposit is located in the central part of the Oquirrh Mountains 30 km southwest of Salt Lake City Utah. The CuAuMo deposit lies at the center of a large polymetallic district which includes proximal PbZnAg replacement and distal sedimenthosted gold mineralization. Openpit copper mining commenced in 1906 and through 2011 has produced 2.666

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  • Bingham Canyon Mine The Largest Copper Producing

    The Bingham Canyon Mine is an openpit copper mine in the Oquirrh Mountains to the west of Salt Lake City in Utah in the United States. It is two and a half miles wide and a threefourths mile deep. These dimensions make it the most extensive manmade excavation in the world. It is so large in fact that you can even see it from space. Bingham Canyon mine from space. (NASA / ISS015E

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