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    The Bingham Canyon Mine is the largest man made excavation on Earth It measures two and three quarter miles across at the top and three quarters of a mile deep The Bingham Canyon Mine is wholly owned by Kennecott Utah Copper LLC The Bingham Canyon deposit is a classic porphyry copper deposit containing economic values of copper molybdenum

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  • Kennecott Copper Project Bingham Canyon mine Utah USA

    The Bingham Canyon copper mine has been in operations for more than 113 years and is currently the deepest open pit mine in the world Rio Tinto purchased the Kennecott operations in 1989 It produced 335 000t of copper 198 000 ounces oz of gold 5 800 tonnes t of molybdenum and 2 5 million ounces Moz of silver from the Kennecott

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  • Bingham Canyon Mine

    2007 10 1 Bingham Canyon Mine Monday 1st October 2007 by Alex Turnbull This is the gargantuan Bingham Canyon Mine an open pit copper gold silver and molybdenum mine near Salt Lake City Utah In full scale production since 1906 the pit is over 0 75 miles 1 2 km deep 2 5 miles 4 km wide and covers 1 900 acres 7 7 km² making it the

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  • Utah Copper Company Bingham Canyon Mine State

    2021 10 9 Significance The Bingham Canyon Mine was the first open pit copper mine in the U S and according to company literature it has produced more copper than any other mine in history Metallic ore was first discovered in Bingham canyon in 1863 but the first commercial shipment of copper ore did

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  • Visit Us

    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

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  • Bingham Canyon Mine

    2019 7 29 The Bingham Canyon Mine more commonly known as Kennecott Copper Mine among locals is an open pit mining operation extracting a large porphyry copper deposit southwest of Salt Lake City Utah USA in the Oquirrh Mountains The mine is owned by Rio Tinto Group an international mining and exploration company headquartered in the United Kingdom The copper operations at Bingham

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  • Bingham Utah Western Mining History

    Train hauls ore at the Bingham Mine ca 1914 The success of the local mines eventually proved to be the town s undoing however by the mid twentieth century the huge open pit Bingham Canyon Mine began encroaching on the community The last buildings were razed in 1972 and the expanding pit swallowed the entire town site Bingham Utah 1942

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  • Bingham Canyon Mine USA

    2021 5 4 Bingham Canyon mine also known as Kennecott Copper mine is located south west of Salt Lake City Utah in the United States It is the deepest open pit mine in the world The Bingham Canyon pit is approximately 2 48 miles 4 km wide and more than 0 74 mile 1 2km deep which is taller than two Empire State buildings stacked on top of each

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  • Kennecott Copper Mine in Utah

    2021 10 23 Kennecott Copper Mine in Utah is featured on this page of our 2022 Pocket Travel Planner The largest copper mine in the world Kennecott Weather permitting The Bingham Canyon Mine Visitors Center typically opens on April 1st and runs through October 31st Kennecott is Closed Due to the Corona Virus Until Further Notice

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  • Creation and Erasure Art of the Bingham Canyon Mine

    2014 5 30 A new exhibition at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts UMFA offers an unparalleled look at the world s largest man made excavation through the eyes of artists Creation and Erasure Art of the Bingham Canyon Mine on view May 30–September 28 presents more than 100 paintings drawings prints and photographs created by artists from around the country since the mine s earliest days

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  • Another slide disrupts Bingham Canyon mine

    2021 6 2 A landslide inside Utah s Bingham Canyon mine on Monday again disrupted operations at one of the world s largest open pit mines But officials at = blank >Rio Tinto Kennecott anticipated

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  • Bingham Canyon MRDS # CU

    mining record kennecott awards contract for bingham canyon mine v 105/n 15 p 13 deposit kennecott utah copper epa mine waste regulatory development july 8 1993 27pp plus tables and figures deposit metal bulletin bingham canyon may become a superfund 9/13/93 p 11 deposit

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  • Bingham Canyon Mine

    The Bingham Canyon Mine is less than an hour from Salt Lake City Located west of Salt Lake City in the Oquirrh Mountains it is the world s oldest and largest open pit copper mine The Mine Has Given Up How Much Since it first started operation in 1863 the mine has given up more than 12 million tons of copper And tons more of gold silver

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  • Bingham Canyon Mine

    2015 10 17 Bingham Canyon or commonly known as Kennecott Copper Mine is the world`s deepest man made open pit mine for copper and gold located near Salt Lake City Utah The mine is owned by Rio Tinto Group According to Top 10 Deep Open pit Mines article since Bingham Canyon Mine started its operation in 1906 it has become the granddaddy

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  • Bingham Canyon Mine Utah Image of the Day NASA

    2007 9 20 In open pit mining the copper containing rocks are excavated from the surface downward in terraces By the 1930s open pit mining had turned the Hill at Bingham Canyon into the Pit This astronaut photograph of the Bingham Canyon Mine shows parallel stepped terraces along the western pit face These benches range from 16 to 25 meters

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  • Bingham Canyon Open Pit Copper Mine

    2013 1 18 Bingham CanyonBingham Canyon Open Pit Copper Mine TripadvisorBingham Canyon Open Pit Copper Mine198 76

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  • Bingham Canyon Mine The Largest Copper Producing

    2019 6 18 Bingham Canyon Mine Doc Searls Flickr The Bingham Canyon Mine is an open pit copper mine in the Oquirrh Mountains to the west of Salt Lake City in Utah

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    The Bingham Canyon Mine is located southwest of Salt Lake City Utah USA The pit is approximately 1 300 m deep and spans more than 3 3 km across Slope movements at Bingham Canyon Mine are expected during mining due to the challenging slope angles used to

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  • The 31 May 2021 landslide at the Bingham Canyon mine

    2021 6 4 The 31 May 2021 landslide at the Bingham Canyon mine At 9 am local time on 31 May 2021 a large landslide occurred at the Rio Tinto Kennecott mine at Bingham Canyon in Utah USA This site is famous for one of the largest mining induced landslides ever recorded and indeed one of the largest recent landslides in North America in April 2013

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  • The Bingham Canyon Mine in Bingham Canyon

    The Bingham Canyon Mine Visitors Center is an adventure for the whole family Explore their hands on exhibits take a picture next to the big tyre and watch the in put crusher turn tons of copper into the size of soccer balls It s a giant educational toy box

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  • Kennecott s Bingham Canyon Mine will last until at least

    2019 12 4 The Bingham Canyon Mine accounts for all the molybdenum and silver produced in Utah and nearly all the copper and gold Last year it yielded 233 000 tons

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  • Bingham Canyon mine landslide was expected company

    2021 6 3 Bingham Canyon mine landslide was expected company says SALT LAKE COUNTY Utah Officials with Rio Tinto Kennecott say they anticipated a landslide inside their

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  • Creation and Erasure Art of the Bingham Canyon Mine

    2014 5 30 A new exhibition at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts UMFA offers an unparalleled look at the world s largest man made excavation through the eyes of artists Creation and Erasure Art of the Bingham Canyon Mine on view May 30–September 28 presents more than 100 paintings drawings prints and photographs created by artists from around the country since the mine s earliest days

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  • Kennecott Copper Mine recovering faster than predicted

    2013 11 1 Kennecott Copper Mine is years away from being fully operational but it s recovering faster than first anticipated Following a massive April 10 landslide that resulted in about 165 million tons of rock plummeting to the bottom of the Bingham Canyon Mine Rio Tinto Kennecott released half yearly results predicting the mine would produce

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  • History of mining five of the oldest mines still in operation

    2018 9 20 Bingham Canyon copper mine Located near Salt Lake City in Utah US the Bingham Canyon mine is owned by British Australian multinational Rio Tinto Group and has produced 19mt of copper since it opened with a history of mining copper at this site beginning from 1906

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  • Assessment of Historic InSAR Monitoring Data Prior to the

    2019 6 23 In April 2013 Rio Tinto Kennecott Copper s RTKC Bingham Canyon Mine experienced what is arguably the world s largest ever in pit slope failure The failure initiated on the East Wall along a major continuous low strength bedding fault named the Manefay bed and comprised approximately 145 million tonnes of rock and waste dump material

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  • Assessment of Historic InSAR Monitoring Data Prior to the

    2019 6 23 In April 2013 Rio Tinto Kennecott Copper s RTKC Bingham Canyon Mine experienced what is arguably the world s largest ever in pit slope failure The failure initiated on the East Wall along a major continuous low strength bedding fault named the Manefay bed and comprised approximately 145 million tonnes of rock and waste dump material

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  • The Kennicott Copper Mine in Bingham Utah

    The Kennecott Copper Mine located in Bingham Canyon southwest of Salt Lake City Utah in the Oquirrh Mountains is the largest man made excavation in the world The mine is an open pit mining operation extracting porphyry copper Unlike most mining towns founded during the great gold rush the Kennecott Mine remains open and still operates 365

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  • Bingham Canyon Mine The Largest Open Pit Mines in the

    2021 10 26 The Bingham Canyon Mine also known as the Kennecott Copper Mine is an open pit mining operation extracting a large porphyry copper deposit southwest of Salt Lake City Utah USA in the Oquirrh Mountains The Bingham Canyon Mine is one of the largest open pit mines in the world measuring more than 4 kilometers or 2 5 miles wide and 1 200

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  • What is the future of the Bingham Canyon mine

    2013 7 9 The DOGM has provided an exemption from reclamation and closure requirements at the Bingham Canyon mine severely undermining the state s ability to require adequate financial assurance Utah has the lowest financial assurance liability of any western state 1 646/acre Washington is the highest 42 360/acre 25 times higher than Utah

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  • Another slide disrupts Bingham Canyon mine

    2021 6 2 A landslide inside Utah s Bingham Canyon mine on Monday again disrupted operations at one of the world s largest open pit mines But officials at = blank >Rio Tinto Kennecott anticipated

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  • Bingham Canyon Mine

    Among the largest copper quarries of the planet the Bingham Canyon Mine is worth mentioning It is located in Utah in the western United States A large deposit of copper was discovered in these places in the middle of the 19 century In 1863 an active development of

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  • Bingham Copper Mine

    2009 11 23 Bingham Canyon southwest of Salt Lake City Utah is home to the Bingham Canyon Open Pit Copper Mine The copper mine is estimated at over three quarters of a mile deep and two and a half miles wide The copper mine has been in production since 1906 and was recognized and designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1966

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  • Bingham Canyon Mine World s Largest Man made

    The Bingham Canyon Mine is truly an impressive man made structure which is slated to continue growing in the coming future It provides a large amount of copper and other important minerals and substances However the adverse environmental effects of this mine are all too real as well

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  • Deepest Open Pit Mine In The World

    2019 3 19 The Bingham Canyon Mine also known as the Kennecott Copper Mine was opened in 1906 and has been in production ever since The copper mine is an open pit mine which means it consists of an open hole in the ground instead of underground

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  • GROUNDWATER QUALITY DISCHARGE PERMIT

    2020 8 20 Bingham Canyon MineThe Kennecott Utah Copper Bingham Canyon Mine operations are located in the Oquirrh Mountains approximately 18 miles southwest of Salt Lake City Utah This mine produces copper and other metals that are currently extracted using an open pit method of mining

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  • Immigrants at the Bingham Canyon Mine

    Bingham Canyon A photographic view of the canyon that houses the mine Source L Tom Perry Special Collections Harold B Lee Library Brigham Young University MSS P 3289 # 73 Panoramic View of Bingham Canyon Open Pit Copper Mine Source From the National Parks Service Panoramic View of Bingham Canyon Open Pit Copper Mine available

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    Bingham Canyon copper mine also known as Kennecott Copper Mine is the largest man made excavation in the world What s more it has generated approximately 19 million tons of copper more copper than any other mine in history Pixabay JacquieS The mine is

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  • GROUNDWATER QUALITY DISCHARGE PERMIT

    2020 8 20 Bingham Canyon MineThe Kennecott Utah Copper Bingham Canyon Mine operations are located in the Oquirrh Mountains approximately 18 miles southwest of Salt Lake City Utah This mine produces copper and other metals that are currently extracted using an open pit method of mining

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  • Bingham Canyon Mine

    The Bingham Canyon Mine also known locally as the Kennecott Copper Mine is an open pit mine utilizing one of the largest porphyry copper deposits in the world in the Oquirrh Mountains southwest of Salt Lake City Utah The open pit is one of the largest man made mines in the world It belongs to the Rio Tinto Group an international mining company with headquarters in London

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