Bingham Canyon

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  • Asset TypeMine
  • LocationUnited States

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  • Kennecott Utah Coppers Bingham Canyon Mine PIT Wall Slide
    Rio Tinto Provided a Company Update.
    On 2013-04-12
  • Rio Tinto Extending Life of Bingham Canyon
    Rio Tinto Provided a Company Update.
    On 2012-06-19
  • Bingham Canyon Mineral Resource Update
    Rio Tinto has Increased its Copper Mineral Resources by 20Million Tonnes to 106 Million Tonnes at its Kennecott Utah Copper Bingham Canyon Mine,Utah,Usa.
    On 2011-09-20
  • US $238Million in Feasibility Study Investment
    Rio Tinto has Approved US $238Million to Advance a Feasibility Study for Extending the Life of Kennecott Utah Copper’S Bingham Canyon Mine in Salt Lake City,Usa.
    On 2011-04-07
  • Rio Tinto to Invest US $270Million in New Moly Process Facility
    Rio Tinto is to Invest US $270Million in the Construction of a New Molybdenum Autoclave Process(MAP)Facility at its Kennecott Utah Copper Bingham Canyon Operation in Salt Lake City,Usa. This Will Enable Lower-Grade Concentrate to be Processed More Efficiently Than Conventional Roasters,Allow Improved Molybdenum Recovery and Operating Flexibility and Enable Production of Chemical Grade Molybdenum Products. MAP Follows a Series of Investments to Increase Long Term Profitability and Accelerate Mining Operations to Meet Global Demand for Natural Resources. With a Capacity to Produce up to9,000LBS of Rhenium PER Year,MAP Will Also Make it Possible for Rio Tinto to Recover Rhenium From its Concentrate and Become a Secure Long Term Supplier. the MAP Facility is Scheduled to Begin Operating in the Third Quarter of 2010.
    On 2008-06-11