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This is where our children play, where we plan on staying for the long haul and the place we call home. So we’re right alongside the concerned citizens and neighbors that demand better air quality in the valley. That’s why we have created aggressive goals to reduce our emissions. We invite you to visit this site regularly to see how we continue to pursue sustainable operations.

Protecting Local Water Sources With Stormwater Management
  While Utah is widely perceived to be a desert state and is statistically the second driest in the...
Rio Tinto Kennecott announces potential $200 million upgrades to concentrator
Rio Tinto Kennecott is considering $200 million in planned improvements to the concentrator over...
Basins, toe-drains and walls: A look inside Kennecott’s water collection system
At Rio Tinto Kennecott, we are committed to responsibly managing our resources. We are always...
Rio Tinto Kennecott launches $2 million pilot project for south slope tailings facility
Kennecott proactively launched a pilot dewatering project based on newly released science to...
Kennecott Stakeholder Forum 2016
We recently held our stakeholder forum on January 8. During the stakeholder forum, members of...
Take Rio Tinto Kennecott’s Virtual Tour
Now you can tour Rio Tinto Kennecott from your living room, your school classroom or anywhere you...
Kennecott to enhance water drainage basins on south facing waste rock dumps
Rio Tinto Kennecott has started a project to improve water retention basins on the south side of...
Read theKennection newsletter and win Real Salt Lake tickets
Enter to win one of 12 pairs of tickets to the October 22nd Real Salt Lake game by completing a...
Rio Tinto Kennecott supports East African goat program
At Rio Tinto Kennecott, we have a long history of actively partnering with local community groups...
2013 Sustainable Development Report
Our Sustainable Development (SD) Report highlights our progress in social well-being, environmental...
Rio Tinto Kennecott marks one-year anniversary of Bingham Canyon Mine slide
To mark the occasion of the one-year anniversary of the 165-million-ton landslide at the Bingham...
Kennecott receives BNSF Railway Stewardship Award
For the second year in a row, Rio Tinto Kennecott was awarded the BNSF Railway Stewardship Award...
The 135th merit badge - Mining in Society
Whether it’s the vats, kettles and pipes used by manufacturers that produce our food, the...
Rio Tinto Kennecott named 2013 Chief Executive Safety Award winner
Rio Tinto Kennecott received the company's highest honor, the Chief Executive Safety Award, for its...
Your community is our community.
This is where our children play, where we plan on staying for the long haul and the place we call...
Mine access road opens
Months ahead of schedule, Rio Tinto Kennecott reopened its main ‘highway,’ called the mine access...
Then and now: A commitment to clear the air
Recently, while sorting through an archive of files and documents, a team of Rio Tinto Kennecott...
Hundreds of eyes and high-tech tools monitor for movement at Bingham Canyon Mine
Radar, extensometers, prism monitoring systems and other geotechnical equipment have been used in...
Rio Tinto Kennecott named Corporate Social Responsibility Award honoree
Ragan’s PR Daily honored Kennecott Utah Copper as a finalist in two categories in the inaugural...
Rough-legged hawk rallies for recovery with helping hand from Kennecott Utah Copper
A rough-legged hawk, so named because its legs are feathered down to its toes, that had migrated to...

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