Bingham Canyon Corp

Type: Company
Name: Bingham Canyon Corp
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

The Biggest Man-Made Hole on Earth

A few weeks ago, we looked at a photo essay on Mir Mine[1], a nearly mile-wide mine in Eastern Siberia that's one of the largest man-made holes on Earth's surface. It made us wonder: Where the largest hole ever made by humans? As it turns out, it's right ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Mining innovation, leadership to be honored at banquet

The 32nd annual American Hall of Fame awards banquet and fundraiser sponsored by the Mining Foundation of the Southwest (MFSW) will be held at the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort on Saturday, Dec. 6.Each year, one living Hall of Fame inductee, up ... [Published TriValleyCentral.com - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Mining

Metal mining provides us with materials essential for modern life. But mining also is the most destructive industry in the world. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Toxics Release Inventory , metal mining is the nation’s #1 toxic ... [Published Earthworks - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Wednesday's agenda: Iron ore to dominate Rio Tinto update

There is a big mining theme to Wednesday’s results, with Hochschild, Fresnillo and Rio Tinto set to update the market. Rio’s quarterly production report should see a strong showing on iron ore, according to UBS, which is predicting output (on an ... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom RSS feed - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Block Caving: Mining Specialization

While block caving is not a new concept, it needs the right combination of geology and technology to make it work successfullyWriting the introduction to a special edition of the Transactions of the U.K.’s Institution of Materials, Minerals and Mining ... [Published Engineering And Mining Journal - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Living History: Bingham was a happening place before the days of ore

Before Utah Copper Co. (Kennecott) expanded the Bingham Canyon Mine into one of the world’s largest open-pit copper mines and consumed the ground beneath the towns and homes of the people who helped build it, Bingham Canyon was noisy, dusty, vital and ... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Ride the scenic switchbacks to the Oquirrh Overlook

Every time I travel to a different place for work, I always look for something unique to do or see during my off hours. I look for a place that not everyone knows about, or isn’t often visited.We are fortunate in Tooele Valley to have one such place nearby. ... [Published Tooele Transcript Bulletin Online - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 14 2014 - Updated Jun 14 2014 - 1 reports

Living history: In 1912, unions and strikes were part of life in Bingham Canyon

In the summer of 1912, labor organizers, "Wobblies" from the Western Federation of Labor, agitated for industrial unions and equity in the culturally diverse town of Bingham Canyon, where Utah Copper Company was one of the country’s leading copper pr ... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Jun 14 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

This date in science: Landslide at Bingham Canyon Mine

April 10, 2013. On this date – a year ago today – a towering wall of dirt and rocks gave way and crashed down the side of Bingham Canyon Mine in Utah. The landslide was to be one of the largest non-volcanic landslides in the history of North America. ... [Published EarthSky - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Monitoring can warn of impending slides — at a cost

In the weeks before the Oso mudslide, Shari Brewer and her husband noticed a change in the bluff that towered over the North Fork of the Stillaguamish.A crack at the top of the slope was widening, but it didn’t seem like anything to be alarmed about. ... [Published Seattle Times - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Feb 25 2014 - Updated Feb 25 2014 - 1 reports

SolGold sees world class copper-gold project at Cascabel

SolGold ( LON:SOLG ) raised its ownership of the Cascabel copper-gold project to 85%, signalling the company’s increasing confidence that the property is potentially world class.  The company has drilled five holes at the Alpala prospect. Hole 5, ... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom RSS feed - Feb 25 2014]
Entities: Copper, Ecuador, Mining, Assay
First reported Feb 10 2014 - Updated Feb 10 2014 - 1 reports

Today's Market View Including SolGold, KEFI Minerals, Augusta Resource Corporation and Hudbay Minerals

Economic View US - NFP report released last Friday showed the economy added 113k jobs in Jan, less than the 180k gain forecast and following a 75k (revised from 74k) increase in Dec. That was the weakest back-to back gains recorded in the three years. ... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom RSS feed - Feb 10 2014]

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...Then we’d wait to see if Dad would drive down in his car and pull us back up the road," she said. "When Kennecott built a vehicular tunnel under the mountain joining Copperfield to Bingham, we’d put on gloves and roller-skate down the sidewalk clear through the mile-and-a-half-long tunnel."
...Vasillios Lambrides, wearing his black robes and kalimalkion, climbed the mountain to exhort the men to refrain from violence," Papanikolas wrote. "The Greeks took off their caps to him in respect but became enraged when Utah Copper manager Gemmel steadfastly upheld Skliris."
• The landslide that traveled almost two miles — "much longer than we would see for smaller rockfalls and rockslides," Moore said, adding "we can safely say the material was probably traveling at least 100 mph as it fell down the steepest part of the slope."
"Before the slide and today, safety remains our first priority," said Bingham Canyon Mine General Manager Matt Lengerich. "Our workforce has spent more than 19,000 hours during the past six months using remote controlled equipment within our fleet to clear material from the April slide."

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The Biggest Man-Made Hole on Earth [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 22 2014]
Mining innovation, leadership to be honored at ... [Published TriValleyCentral.com - Jul 17 2014]
Mining [Published Earthworks - Jul 17 2014]
Wednesday's agenda: Iron ore to dominate Rio Ti... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom RSS feed - Jul 15 2014]
Block Caving: Mining Specialization [Published Engineering And Mining Journal - Jul 07 2014]
Living History: Bingham was a happening place b... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Jul 05 2014]
Ride the scenic switchbacks to the Oquirrh Over... [Published Tooele Transcript Bulletin Online - Jun 26 2014]
Living history: In 1912, unions and strikes wer... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Jun 14 2014]
This date in science: Landslide at Bingham Cany... [Published EarthSky - Apr 10 2014]
Monitoring can warn of impending slides — at a ... [Published Seattle Times - Apr 04 2014]
SolGold sees world class copper-gold project at... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom RSS feed - Feb 25 2014]
Today's Market View Including SolGold, KEFI Min... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom RSS feed - Feb 10 2014]
Kennecott landslide so big it triggered earthqu... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Jan 06 2014]
Mine access road opens at Rio Tinto Kennecott [Published Rio Tinto - Dec 09 2013]
Utah regulators OK plan to improve Wasatch Fron... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Dec 05 2013]
UTA probes light rail injury crash caused by de... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Nov 07 2013]
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