Tag: Kennecott

December 9, 2019

Porphyry Deposits Showing Potential for Long-term Mining Operations

Due to their size and scope, copper porphyry deposits have the potential to become large-tonnage, low-cost operations based on mineralization.
December 4, 2019

Rio Tinto to Invest US$1.5 Billion in the Kennecott Copper Mine

In a move to advance its focus on copper, Rio Tinto has committed itself to extending the mine life of...
May 28, 2019

Top Copper Production by Country

Here’s a look at top copper production by country in 2018, as reported by the US Geological Survey. Chile took...
May 1, 2019

Rio Transitions Kennecott to Renewable Energy

Rio Tinto plans to reduce the carbon footprint made by its Kennecott Utah Copper operation by up to 65 percent...