Kennecott suffers another slide at Bingham

Sep 12, 2013 | 06:11 PM | Andrea Hotter

Tags  Kennecott Utah Copper, copper, Bingham Caynon Mine, copper mine, landslide, Mining Safety and Health Administration, Rio Tinto, Andrea Hotter

NEW YORK — Kennecott Utah Copper has partially resumed work at the lower portion of its Bingham Canyon Mine after a wall movement the width of a football field took place Sept. 11.

About 100 staff and contractors were evacuated from the mine, 28 miles southwest of Salt Lake City, which has been operating on a significantly reduced basis since suffering a massive slide April 10 (amm.com, April 13). ....





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