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Operation - Rio Tinto Kennecott

At the gyratory crusher, we reduce approximately 150,000 tons of ore per day to pieces about 10 inches in diameter. We then transport the crushed ore by a five-mile

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Products - Rio Tinto Kennecott

At Rio Tinto Kennecott, we extract ore from the Bingham Canyon Mine by blasting with explosives. Massive trucks carry the ore to a crusher that breaks the rock into pieces less than 10 inches in diameter. The crushed ore then travels five miles by conveyer belt to the concentrator.

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Kennecott - Rio Tinto

Kennecott. 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,

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Bingham Canyon (Kennecott) Copper Mine ~ Mining

2015-4-27  Every day, Kennecott Utah Copper mines about 150,000 tons of copper ore and 330,000 tons of overburden. The ore containing copper, gold, silver and molybdenum is hauled and deposited in the in-pit crusher and sent to the Copperton Concentrator.

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Kennecott mining copper ore again - The Salt Lake

2013-4-29  Kennecott Utah Copper once again is back mining ore. The company said mining operations were restarted over the weekend at its Bingham Canyon Mine with about 50,000 tons of copper ore delivered to its crusher on Saturday and another 79,000 tons on Sunday. "This was an important step for us," said Kennecott

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MODERNIZATION MAKES GIANT KENNECOTT BIGGER

1988-9-24  A 60-inch by 109-inch Allis Chalmers gyratory crusher reduces the ore to pieces no larger that 10 inches. After the material is crushed in the gyratory crusher it falls onto a 72-inch conveyor belt that runs through an old 3.2-mile railroad tunnel and two miles farther north of the mine.

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Rio Tinto - Kennecott Utah Copper Smelter

Kennecott Copper Mine 61. Material with no value, called overburden, is deposited by huge dump trucks, capable of hauling over 400 tons of material, over the side of the

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RIO TINTO Kennecott Mine, Utah

2020-9-2  RIO TINTO Kennecott Mine, Utah Bingham Canyon Mine, Chile Summer 2020 The diameter. The ore is then transported on a five-mile conveyor at the speed of 900 feet per minute through a mountain tunnel and an additional two miles above ground to the Copperton Concentrator. Travel time is 28 minutes to the concentrator where the ore is collected.

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ONLY 25 YEARS LEFT FOR KENNECOTT MINE? -

1994-7-2  The modernization begun in the 1980s included replacement of trucks with rail cars, a crusher that was placed in the mine and a conveyor system that carries ore to a new concentrator. Kennecott also launched an environmental cleanup program in 1991 that cost $85 million. Construction of a new smelter was approved in 1992, and a $500 million ...

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Kennecott Copper Mine in Utah - Visit Utah

2021-6-7  Special shuttle access to the Bingham Canyon Mine overlook is required and must be scheduled in advance. Tour companies must also schedule in advance. Due to safety regulations, tour groups will need to use Kennecott provided shuttles. Visit Kennecott's website for a media kit designed for large groups. Address: 12732 Bacchus Hwy. Herriman, UT 84096

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Kennecott mining copper ore again - The Salt Lake

2013-4-29  Kennecott Utah Copper once again is back mining ore. The company said mining operations were restarted over the weekend at its Bingham Canyon Mine with about 50,000 tons of copper ore delivered to its crusher on Saturday and another 79,000 tons on Sunday. "This was an important step for us," said Kennecott

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RIO TINTO Kennecott Mine, Utah

2020-9-2  RIO TINTO Kennecott Mine, Utah Bingham Canyon Mine, Chile Summer 2020 The diameter. The ore is then transported on a five-mile conveyor at the speed of 900 feet per minute through a mountain tunnel and an additional two miles above ground to the Copperton Concentrator. Travel time is 28 minutes to the concentrator where the ore is collected.

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Air quality advocates: Utah should rethink Kennecott

2014-1-6  The crusher permit allows Kennecott to process up to 3.7 million tons of rock a year, releasing 267 tons of large particulate matter, described as PM10. Moving this rock would result in 12,500 truck miles. The DAQ required Kennecott to "offset" these

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Alaska Mining Tour

2020-4-4  A view of the drive wheel on a Buchanan crusher. (Above) 1200 tons per day of rich copper ore containing malachite, azurite, chalcocite, and covellite were processed through the Mill. The best ore contained 60-65% copper. (Left) These massive timbers supported the 400-ton crushed ore bins. Next the ore was passed through a trommel.

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Major Mines Projects Bingham Canyon

Ore particles containing most of the valuable minerals adhere to the bubbles, which float over the sides of the flotation cells. Then material is collecting and filtering. The concentrate, which contains about 26 percent copper and by-products such as gold and silver, moves through a pipeline to Kennecott’s smelter, located about 17 miles to ...

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Kennecott Copper Mine in Utah - Visit Utah

2021-6-7  Kennecott produces approximately 300,000 tons of refined copper each year. This copper is used in electrical wiring, plumbing, roofing, coin making and more. In addition to copper, the mine also produces about 400,000 ounces of gold, 4 million ounces of silver and 20 million pounds of molybdenum.

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ONLY 25 YEARS LEFT FOR KENNECOTT MINE? -

1994-7-2  The modernization begun in the 1980s included replacement of trucks with rail cars, a crusher that was placed in the mine and a conveyor system that carries ore to a new concentrator. Kennecott also launched an environmental cleanup program in 1991 that cost $85 million. Construction of a new smelter was approved in 1992, and a $500 million ...

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Bingham Canyon, Copper Mine, Utah, USA

2020-8-14  Bingham Canyon, also known as Kennecott copper mine, is located near Salt Lake City, Utah, US. It is the one of the world’s biggest man-made excavation, open-pit copper mines. The Bingham Canyon mine, Copperton concentrator and Garfield

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3.0 Emissions Summary - Utah

2018-3-15  The existing in-pit ore crusher ventilation system is designed to handle 12,898 dscfm and operate 8,760 hours per year and is equipped with a baghouse for particulate control. The permitted grain loading for this baghouse is 0.016 gr/dscf. EPA’s AP-42, Fifth Edition,

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Kennecott Mine and Mill Town, Alaska – Legends of

2021-6-21  The Kennecott Mines and mill town are an abandoned copper mine operation and ghost town in Alaska that together, form a National Historic Landmark District. Located within the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park Preserve, this historic site tells a

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Air quality advocates: Utah should rethink Kennecott

2014-1-6  The crusher permit allows Kennecott to process up to 3.7 million tons of rock a year, releasing 267 tons of large particulate matter, described as PM10. Moving this rock would result in 12,500 truck miles. The DAQ required Kennecott to "offset" these

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Major Mines Projects Bingham Canyon

Ore particles containing most of the valuable minerals adhere to the bubbles, which float over the sides of the flotation cells. Then material is collecting and filtering. The concentrate, which contains about 26 percent copper and by-products such as gold and silver, moves through a pipeline to Kennecott’s smelter, located about 17 miles to ...

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Concentrator Request: Cornerstone: Kennecott Utah

2020-11-3  Concentrator Request: Cornerstone: Kennecott Utah Copper LLC Addition of an Ore Grinding Line and an Ore Sorting Plant. Public comment is being sought through August 18, 2011 on Kennecott’s request to install and operate a fifth ore grinding line and an ore sorting plant at the Copperton Concentrator.

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3.0 Emissions Summary - Utah

2018-3-15  The existing in-pit ore crusher ventilation system is designed to handle 12,898 dscfm and operate 8,760 hours per year and is equipped with a baghouse for particulate control. The permitted grain loading for this baghouse is 0.016 gr/dscf. EPA’s AP-42, Fifth Edition,

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Kennecott Copper Corporation - Utah Travel Center

A revitalized Kennecott Utah Copper began 1988 with the completion of a peripheral tailing discharge system at the tailings pond near Magna, and the start-up of modernized facilities at Bingham and Copperton. These included an in-pit crusher, conveying system, and three grinding lines in the Copperton concentrator, which processed about 85,000 tpd.

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ONLY 25 YEARS LEFT FOR KENNECOTT MINE? -

1994-7-2  The modernization begun in the 1980s included replacement of trucks with rail cars, a crusher that was placed in the mine and a conveyor system that carries ore to a new concentrator. Kennecott also launched an environmental cleanup program in 1991 that cost $85 million. Construction of a new smelter was approved in 1992, and a $500 million ...

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Kennecott Utah Copper Projects - WW Clyde

Kennecott Utah Copper Projects. Smelter Kessler Tunnel • 8,000 cubic yards of concrete using a mining advancing tunnel form system. Smelter Material Anode building • Minor asphalt work. Smelter EDX Building • Minor asphalt work. Environmental Slide Gate • 18-inch storm drain slide gate. Mine Ore

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Recovery of carbonate copper ore by means of flotation

2020-10-28  The mill :feed at Kennecott varied not only in oopper oontent, whiah was usua.lly more or less uniform for a. day's. run, but alao. in. the proportion of oarbonate ore to the sulphide ore. As the mill feed oonsisted of ore from four, and. for two months during the. summer. five mines, tr7ing to oontrol the sulphide, carbonate proportions were ...

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Alaska Mining Tour

2020-4-4  Coarse ore that had passed over the screens was routed through the Traylor roll crusher and recirculated back to the vibrating screens. Hancock jigs shown above and Harz jigs were used as the first stage of concentration of the undersized material from the screens.

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Ho scale Copper Ore cars - Model Railroader

2012-9-1  "A Kennecott Copper ore haulage train rolls south along the huge ore crusher and concentrator complex that made the railroad superfluous. By 2001 the efficiency of the slurry eclipsed any need for a railroad and the ore trains were shut down permanently." Above caption for photo at taken at Copperton Utah dated June 5, 1994 link below:

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Air quality advocates: Utah should rethink Kennecott

2014-1-6  The crusher permit allows Kennecott to process up to 3.7 million tons of rock a year, releasing 267 tons of large particulate matter, described as PM10. Moving this rock would result in 12,500 truck miles. The DAQ required Kennecott to "offset" these

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Kennecott Assessing Damage After Massive Slide at

2013-5-1  Photo courtesy of Kennecott Mining has resumed at the Bingham Canyon mine despite massive infrastructure damage after a landslide in April. ... Some 129,000 tons of ore were delivered to a crusher ...

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Concentrator Request: Cornerstone: Kennecott Utah

2020-11-3  Concentrator Request: Cornerstone: Kennecott Utah Copper LLC Addition of an Ore Grinding Line and an Ore Sorting Plant. Public comment is being sought through August 18, 2011 on Kennecott’s request to install and operate a fifth ore grinding line and an ore sorting plant at the Copperton Concentrator.

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3.0 Emissions Summary - Utah

2018-3-15  The existing in-pit ore crusher ventilation system is designed to handle 12,898 dscfm and operate 8,760 hours per year and is equipped with a baghouse for particulate control. The permitted grain loading for this baghouse is 0.016 gr/dscf. EPA’s AP-42, Fifth Edition,

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Major Mines Projects Bingham Canyon

Ore particles containing most of the valuable minerals adhere to the bubbles, which float over the sides of the flotation cells. Then material is collecting and filtering. The concentrate, which contains about 26 percent copper and by-products such as gold and silver, moves through a pipeline to Kennecott’s smelter, located about 17 miles to ...

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Kennecott Copper Corporation - Utah Travel Center

A revitalized Kennecott Utah Copper began 1988 with the completion of a peripheral tailing discharge system at the tailings pond near Magna, and the start-up of modernized facilities at Bingham and Copperton. These included an in-pit crusher, conveying system, and three grinding lines in the Copperton concentrator, which processed about 85,000 tpd.

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Kennecott Utah Copper Projects - WW Clyde

Kennecott Utah Copper Projects. Smelter Kessler Tunnel • 8,000 cubic yards of concrete using a mining advancing tunnel form system. Smelter Material Anode building • Minor asphalt work. Smelter EDX Building • Minor asphalt work. Environmental Slide Gate • 18-inch storm drain slide gate. Mine Ore

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Alaska Mining Tour

2020-4-4  Coarse ore that had passed over the screens was routed through the Traylor roll crusher and recirculated back to the vibrating screens. Hancock jigs shown above and Harz jigs were used as the first stage of concentration of the undersized material from the screens.

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Ho scale Copper Ore cars - Model Railroader

2012-9-1  "A Kennecott Copper ore haulage train rolls south along the huge ore crusher and concentrator complex that made the railroad superfluous. By 2001 the efficiency of the slurry eclipsed any need for a railroad and the ore trains were shut down permanently." Above caption for photo at taken at Copperton Utah dated June 5, 1994 link below:

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Releases - Rio Tinto

Iron ore, one of the most abundant metals on Earth, is the primary raw material used to make steel Operations We work in about 35 countries – in mines, smelters and refineries, as well as in sales offices, data centres, research and development labs

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