Rio Tinto production of refined copper at the Utah-based division has been halted since Oct. 8 after a worker was exposed to sulfur dioxide gases at the plant. The employee died two days later.
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Key says two of the biggest advantages of flying drones at Kennecott are safety and maintenance.
Calgary-based US Oil Sands is seeking over $6 million by year-end to finish $62.5-million project.
A federal judge has ruled in favour of the firm in lawsuit over alleged pollution at the company's massive Bingham Canyon copper mine.
Beginning this fall, the company will start digging the first in a series of pits, each the size of a football stadium, in Utah, about 265km (165 miles) from Salt Lake City.
Calgary-based U.S. Oil Sands is working through the summer to complete a 2,000-barrel-per-day oil sands mine in eastern Utah, one of the country's first commercial operation of this kind.
The top ten coal miners alone had combined unpaid fines of $18.3 million by the end of April.
To the non-expert eye they may seem a set of mirages, but these turquoise-purple-pink visions are what ground-level potash ponds look like near Arches National Park.
Founded in 1952, the mine is considered the first big strike in the burgeoning market for uranium, mostly to fuel the growing U.S. standoff with the Soviet Union.
MINING.com tours Rio Tinto Kennecott's Bingham Canyon mine 18 months after the largest non-volcanic landslide in history.
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This is big news as it proves once again the strong working relationship between Potash Ridge [and the State agencies of Utah, USA.
Pillot Gold is snapping up junior Cadillac Mining, which owns the early stage Goldstrike project in Western Utah, in an all-share deal valued at nearly 20 cents per share.
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Company removed employees from the mine’s lower pit and halted operations for the nigh as precautionary measures.
It cut nearly 100 jobs at its Kennecott Utah copper mine and warned further positions will be slashed later this month.
The law, however, would not force businesses to accept either of them as a form of payment.
The giant miner revealed, however, a spike in first-quarter production, which sent the shares up 1.9% to 3,028p in London and received a pre-market gain estimated in 4.6% to $46.40 this morning in New York.
No injuries were reported.
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Sir Tidwell is an iron ore mining claim located in Juab County, Utah. The claim was purchased from a group of private individuals for 40,000,000 restricted shares of common stock.
High Desert Gold provides update on next series of drill results, discovery of new gold zones and increased ownership on the Gold Springs project
The company highlights findings from the Etna area with 9 metres of 1.7 g/t gold eq within 40 metres of 0.6 g/t gold eq, including 1.5 meters of 5.2 gt gold eq.
The BLM has determined that the project is compatible with the regional Pony Express Resource Management Plan. As part of the permitting process the BLM is now reviewing historic geologic and hydrologic investigations done at the site.
US Oil Sands Inc's Utah project is on-target for completion and start-up in the final quarter of next year after the company raised $9 million on Thursday.
Vancouver's Mesa Exploration said on Tuesday that Utah state officials granted the company a 640-acre potash lease, sending its stock up 6.5% by the close of trade. Mesa announced the lease will be incorporated into its Whipsaw potash project in Grand County that now totals 18,608 acres or 29 square miles and where thick potash beds have been intersected in gas wells at depths between 3,300 and 4,200 feet.