Kennecott Utah Copper has been uncovering the rich minerals buried within our planet for almost 100 years, is the second largest copper producer in the United States, and provides about 15% of this country's copper needs. Annually we produce about 310,000 tons of refined copper, 400,000 ounces of gold, 3 million ounces of silver, 18 million pounds of molybdenum, and about 1 million tons of sulfuric acid-a by-product of the smelting process.
Kennecott Utah Copper, wholly owned by Rio Tinto-one of the leading mining companies in the world, which employs 34,500 people in 40 countries-has been willing to explore opportunities for ourselves as a company, for our customers, for our employees and for the communities where we do business.
Kennecott realizes our natural ore body is not our only resource. Our employees are our richest resource. We offer: Competitive pay, incentive plan, medical, dental and 401k programs, pension/retirement programs, employee assistance programs, paid holiday and vacation time, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment plans, tuition reimbursement and even travel discounts through our travel office.
We invite you to explore employment opportunities at Kennecott Utah Copper where you'll get to be part of producing products that are basic and meaningful to the world.
For information on Kennecott Utah Copper mining operations see the MineSite page for Bingham.