Kennecott’s molybdenum not in force majeure

Apr 17, 2013 | 02:20 PM | Daniel Fitzgerald

Tags  Kennecott Utah Copper, molybdenum, moly prices, moly production, moly mining, molybdic oxide, ferromolybdenum, Daniel Fitzgerald

NEW YORK — Kennecott Utah Copper has not declared force majeure for its molybdenum mining and processing operations, with the company working through inventories and expecting to resume mining within 10 days.

While the Rio Tinto Plc division has declared force majeure for its copper operations after an April 10 wall slide forced the company to suspend mining at its Bingham Canyon facility (, April 16), a company source emphasized to AMM that force majeure has not been declared for molybdenum production.....

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