3 December 2019 Rio Tinto has approved a $1.5 billion investment (100 per cent basis) to continue production at its Kennecott copper operation in Utah.
Kennecott demonstrates environmental responsibility through Barney’s Canyon Mine closure and reclamation
South Jordan, Utah – Rio Tinto Kennecott has successfully demonstrated the life cycle of mining with the closure and final reclamation efforts of the Barney’s Canyon
At Rio Tinto Kennecott, we’re committed to minimizing our environmental impacts with an eye on the future. We’re actively doing that through our concurrent reclamation
We created the Kennecott Inland Sea Shorebird Reserve (ISSR) 20 years ago under a mitigation plan developed in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of
Rio Tinto Kennecott produces minerals that are essential to modern technology – copper is found in just about every piece of technology you own –