Time frame of Kennecott force majeure unclear

May 21, 2013 | 09:26 AM | Andrea Hotter

Tags  Kennecott Copper Utah, Bingham Canyon, copper, wall slide

SALT LAKE CITY — Kennecott Utah Copper said it does not yet have a clear idea of how long the force majeure situation at its Bingham Canyon Mine will last.

The company has declared force majeure on shipments of copper cathode from June as a result of the slide on the mine’s northeast wall in April (amm.com, April 16), which dumped some 150 million tonnes into the mine pit.....

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