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Bingham Canyon Mine slide area | Flickr

The northeast corner of the Bingham Canyon Mine. A portion of this area is located in the slide zone.

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Kennecott Utah Copper prepares for a slide in the Bingham Canyon ...

South Jordan, Utah (April 10, 2013) – Kennecott Utah Copper continues to closely monitor ground movement in the northeast wall of the Bingham Canyon Mine in anticipation of a slide. Kennecott has observed increasing ground movement and taken the following steps to ensure safety and reduce impacts to the operation:.

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Slide reported at Kennecott's Bingham Canyon Mine - YouTube

Apr 11, 2013 ... A "significant" landslide occurred Wednesday night at the Bingham Canyon Mine, Kennecott Utah Copper officials confirmed. The slide occurred around 9:30 p.m....

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PHOTOS: Bingham Canyon rebuilds after landslide | MINING.com

Nov 11, 2014 ... Bingham Canyon, 30 miles south of Salt Lake City, Utah has been mined since 1906. The mine has produced more copper than any mine in history – more than 19 million tonnes. At peak production represents 25% of total US copper production. World number two miner Rio Tinto bought Kennecott in 1989...

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Kennecott still cleaning up debris 2 years after massive landslide at ...

Apr 16, 2015 ... SALT LAKE CITY -- Millions of tons of debris spilled into the Bingham Canyon Mine on April 10, 2013, making it one of the largest human caused landslides in history. It's a disaster ... Kennecott says they have no plans to bring back the visitor's center, that was moved before the slide, anytime soon. "There's...

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Sizing up the Landslide at Bingham Canyon Mine : Image of the Day

Jun 13, 2013 ... The Bingham Canyon Mine is one of the largest open-pit mines in the world, measuring more than 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) wide and 1,200 meters (3,900 feet) deep. Located about 30 kilometers (18 miles) southwest of Salt Lake City, Utah, the mine is a major producer of copper, gold, silver, and...

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Kennecott slide triggered 16 earthquakes, study shows | Deseret News

Jan 6, 2014 ... A slide at Kennecott Utah Copper's Bingham Canyon Mine which occurred Wednesday, April 10, is shown Thursday, April 11, 2013. This is really a geotechnical monitoring success story. No one was killed, and yet now we have this rich dataset to learn more about landslides. —Kris Pankow. Related Links.

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Massive landslide stops production at Bingham Canyon Mine ...

Apr 11, 2013 ... What started as movement measuring only fractions of an inch at Kennecott Utah Copper's Bingham Canyon Mine became the biggest slide Ted Himebaugh has seen in his 36 years with the company.

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Today in science: Bingham Canyon landslide | Earth | EarthSky

Apr 10, 2017 ... The first rock avalanche included grayer bedrock material seen around the margins of the lower half of the slide. The second rock avalanche is orange in color, both from bedrock and from waste rock from mining. The landslide also triggered 16 small earthquakes. Photo by Kennecott Utah Copper, via...

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Bingham Canyon's Manefay Landslides and the Future of the Mine ...

On April 10, 2013, two massive landslides carried about 145 million tons of waste rock into the bottom of the open pit at Bingham Canyon, the largest copper mine in the U.S. These are the largest mining-induced landslides in history. The two slides, named the Manefay landslides by Kennecott Utah Copper (KUC), started in...

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No injuries in massive copper mine landslide in Utah; slide anticipated

Apr 13, 2013 ... SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Kennecott Utah Copper has suspended mining inside one of the world's deepest open pits as geologists assess a landslide the company says it anticipated for.

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Three-dimensional Kinematic Analysis of Bingham Canyon Mine Pit ...

Open-Source MPM and FEA Software – NairnMPM and NairnFEA, Information on http://osupdocs.forestry.oregonstate.edu/index.php/Main_Page, visited 2016. [16]. M.A. Llano-Serna, et al.Analysis of Kennecott Utah Copper's Bingham Canyon Mine Pit Wall Slides. In proceedings of Tailings and Mine Waste, 16 (2016), pp.

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Kennecott | KUER 90.1

About 100 employees at Kennecott Utah Copper have been laid off as a result of last month's slide at the Bingham Canyon Mine. Kennecott spokesperson Kyle Bennett says the layoffs affected employees across the ranks of the mine's salaried workforce. None were union employees, though he says some hourly workers...

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Pictured: The largest landslide EVER at copper mine in Utah that ...

May 31, 2013 ... Pictured: The largest North American landslide EVER that dropped 165 MILLION tons more than half a mile down at copper mine in Utah ... In an effort to reduce costs at the slide-damaged mine, Kennecott has offered 270 workers in their 50s or older a $20,000 early retirement bonus in addition to pension...

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Inside a mile-deep open-pit copper mine after a catastrophic ...

Apr 22, 2013 ... Kennecott Utah Copper, the subsidiary of the mining giant Rio Tinto which runs Bingham Canyon, has a spectacular Flickr set here. Check 'em out. The landslide went off at about 9:30 in the evening on Wednesday, April 11. It was expected: like most modern mines, Bingham has redundant sensor systems...

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Visitor Center No Longer Opened - Review of Kennecott's Bingham ...

Due to a huge slide on the side of the mine, the visitor center was closed for safety a couple years ago and has not reopened. The Salt Lake City Visitor's Center said there are no plans to reopen it for visitor access at this time. Ask ScottieMom849 about Kennecott's Bingham Canyon Mine. 1 Thank ScottieMom849.

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Study: Utah landslide 1 of largest in modern times | Local News ...

Jan 7, 2014 ... SALT LAKE CITY — University of Utah scientists say a rockslide that fell into a copper pit last year was the largest non-volcanic slide in modern North ... Kennecott Utah Copper Corp. cleared the mine of workers before the slides buried 14 haul trucks, brought a halt to part of the mine's operations and led to...

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Bingham Landslide – BLDGBLOG

Apr 12, 2013 ... Utah's Bingham Canyon Mine, one of the largest active copper mines in the world, had a massive landslide last night, which makes for quite an ... “The copper-mining company [Kennecott] was aware of the impending slide ,” local news station KSL reports, “and had warned residents near the mine...

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Kennecott Slide: One Year Later - Utah Construction & Design

Tinto-owned Kennecott Utah Copper. Corporation (KUCC) was rocked with the largest landslide in North American history – more than 145 million tons of earth – on April. 10, 2013, enough to bury New York's Central. Park under more than 60 feet of debris. Since then, crews have furiously worked to return the mine to full.

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Bingham Canyon Mine Opens Access Road ... - Utah Public Radio

Nov 7, 2013 ... "The road that we just opened will be really critical because of some of the things that we have to do," said Kyle Bennett, media relations for Kennecott Utah Copper. "We have to continue to move material at the bottom of the mine from the slide, we will have to continue to recover equipment buried in that,...

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Kennecott Mining to Continue after Slide in ... - Utah Public Radio

Apr 12, 2013 ... Credit bogley.com. Officials with Kennecott Utah Copper say a landslide that they've been anticipating for months has happened in Brigham Canyon Mine. UPR's Brianna Bodily has more on the condition of employees, and precautions Kennecott took to avoid injury. Kennecott spokesman Kyle Bennett...

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Arizona Geology: Wall slide at Utah's Bingham Canyon copper mine ...

Apr 15, 2013 ... A giant slide on the wall of the Bingham Canyon copper mine in Utah shut down the mine operations last Wednesday night. Kennecott Utah Copper has posted an extensive set of photos online. [Photo credit, Kennecott Utah Copper] Kennecott had been monitoring ground movement and taken steps to...

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Recovering from Bingham Canyon's Record-setting 2013 Slide

When a massive slab of material high on the northeastern wall of the huge Bingham Canyon open-pit copper mine broke loose last year, it was probably the least-unexpected event to occur in the mine for some time. Geotechnical personnel at the northern Utah mine, owned by Rio Tinto and operated by Kennecott Utah...

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Bingham Canyon Mine - IPFS

The copper operations at Bingham Canyon Mine are managed through Kennecott Utah Copper Corporation which operates the mine, a concentrator plant, a smelter, and a refinery. The mine has been in ... Pit Copper Mine. The mine experienced a massive landslide in April 2013 and a smaller slide in September 2013.

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Railroads and Mining in Bingham Canyon, After 1989 - UtahRails.net

Nov 22, 2016 ... (Read a brief summary of Kennecott history at Utah History Encyclopedia, published in 1994). 1989. With the completion of the new Copperton mill, production for the Bingham mine was reported as: 111,000 tons of ore mined per day; 99,200 tons of waste rock moved per day; 210,000 tons of copper...

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Bingham Canyon Mine Landslide; the Largest Non-Volcanic ...

Jan 7, 2014 ... The massive landslide at Kennecott's Bingham Canyon mine, April 10, is considered to be the largest non-volcanic incident in North America in recent times and the most expensive occurrence, surpassing the costs of the 1983 Thistle slide, according to a University of Utah Study.

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Bingham Canyon Mine is the largest man-made excavation in the ...

Aug 10, 2016 ... 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 the largest man-made excavation in the world, and is...

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Analysing the Bingham Canyon mine landslide part 1: the landslide ...

Apr 30, 2013 ... The Bingham Canyon mine landslide of a few weeks ago is an unusual mass movement. Kennecott Utah have put a set of very high resolution images on their flickr site and have provided permission for me to use them here (with due acknowledgement to them). I thought it would be interesting to take a...

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Rio Tinto Kennecott - Home | Facebook

Rio Tinto Kennecott. 8.1K likes. As one of the largest copper mines in the world, Kennecott strives to reach high environmental and safety standards... ... Rio Tinto Kennecott mine slide media update, Nov. 6, 2013 ... This world-class-facility will be recognized globally and bring many benefits to the residents of Utah.

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Most Expensive Landslide Ever? - Seeker

Apr 18, 2013 ... Landslide experts are already calling last week's remarkable landslide in a Utah copper mine perhaps the most expensive in history. Part of the Kennecott Utah Copper's Bingham Canyon mine let loose the massive slide on April 10, registering as a 5.1 magnitude earthquake on seismographs and...

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Utah Copper Mine - Things to do in Salt Lake City — TOURS of UTAH

May 28, 2014 ... Utah Copper Mine - Things to do in Salt Lake City ... The Kennecott Utah Copper Mine experienced an incredible landslide in April 2012, and now two years later much progress has been made in the cleanup of that ... The landslide was the largest non-volcanic slide in the known history of North America!

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Kennecott Utah Copper-Bingham Canyon Mine – Herriman, Utah ...

Discover Kennecott Utah Copper-Bingham Canyon Mine in Herriman, Utah: Largest man-made excavation on earth!

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[PHOTOS] Rio Tinto's Bingham Canyon Mine | Mining Sites | Mining ...

Nov 8, 2014 ... Mining company Rio Tinto' s Bingham Canyon Mine, otherwise known as Kennecott Copper Mine, is one of the largest man-made holes in the world. Located outside of Salt Lake City, Utah, the copper mine has been in production since 1906 and produced more than 19 million tons of copper in its lifetime,...

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Three-dimensional kinematic analysis of Bingham Canyon mine pit ...

1st International Conference on the Material Point Method, MPM 2017. Three-dimensional kinematic analysis of Bingham Canyon mine pit wall slides. Alfred Septian a ... the Utah Copper Company was formed in 1903 to develop the mine [1]. .... Kennecott Utah Copper's Bingham Canyon Mine Teacher Guide. Rio Tinto...

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So when Rio Tinto Kennecott (copper mine near slc utah) had to ...

5 days ago ... So when Rio Tinto Kennecott (copper mine near slc utah) had to suspend operations a few years back following a slide, the pollution reduction and the power consumption of the whole area was impacted (positively, in my mind). TVA provides power to a huge number of industrial operations like kennecott...

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Kennecott - Bingham Canyon Mine on Vimeo

May 30, 2013 ... Kennecott has been in the news a lot lately after the record breaking April 11, 2013 landslide that slowed down production at the prestigious mine. We at Lone Peak Productions, weren't surprised in the slightest that there wasn't even a single injury associated with the slide since we have been providing...

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LiveLeak.com - Bingham Canyon Copper Mine

Jul 4, 2013 ... In April this year, the mine was partially closed by a landslide that brought 165 million tons of earth down into the pit from above. Flyover video after the slide: http://fox13now.com/2013/04/12/raw-video-kennecott-copper-mine-flyover/ (I tried every trick I had in my arsenal to extract this clip but I could...

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Landslide at Bingham Canyon Mine, Utah – SkyTruth

Apr 18, 2013 ... If you haven't seen photos of the massive landslide that struck Utah's Bingham Canyon copper-gold mine on April 10, check out the story and accompanying photo gallery at the Deseret News, and these spectacular photos at the Kennecott Utah Copper page on Facebook.

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COPPER MINING HAS A HIGH RISK OF POLLUTION DISASTERS ...

Kennecott Utah Copper, which operates the mine . . . said it had not yet determined the impact of the slide . . . or a time frame for resuming mining operations.1. More than two hundred people lost their jobs—more than half of them permanently. • At Summitville Mine in Colorado pollution spilled from a containment pond and.

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VIDEO: Kennecott's Bingham Canyon mine update | AMM

May 20, 2013 ... AMM's special correspondent Andrea Hotter ventures to the site of Kennecott Utah Copper's Bingham Canyon Mine in the aftermath of last month's massive wall slide.

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