Kennecott Energy

Kennecott Energy

South Jordan, UT, United States
South Jordan United States

Rio Tinto Energy America (RTEA) was a wholly owned American subsidiary of the England and Australia-based mining giant, the Rio Tinto Group, headquartered in Gillette, Wyoming, United States. The company, previously known as Kennecott Energy after another of Rio Tintos American subsidiaries, was formed in 1993 when Rio Tinto purchased NERCO and placed that companys Spring Creek coal mine and Antelope coal mine under the RTEA umbrella. Wikipedia

Kennecott Energy
South Jordan, UT, United States
South Jordan United States

Rio Tinto Energy America (RTEA) was a wholly owned American subsidiary of the England and Australia-based mining giant, the Rio Tinto Group, headquartered in Gillette, Wyoming, United States. The company, previously known as Kennecott Energy after another of Rio Tintos American subsidiaries, was formed in 1993 when Rio Tinto purchased NERCO and placed that companys Spring Creek coal mine and Antelope coal mine under the RTEA umbrella. Wikipedia

Jul 31, 3:51 PM

Copper''s versatility allows it to conform to a variety of appearances. Copper was recently used to fix and replace the corroded galvanized steel structure of the dazzling Vedanta Temple in San Francisco. Nearly 5,000 pounds of copper was used to form two dozen teardrop-shaped adornments, as well as a beautiful cupola that stands 12 feet tall with a 5-foot diameter. #GoCopper Photo credit: thinkcopper.org

Jul 28, 3:04 PM

Pictured: A haul truck being put together onsite. The haul trucks are shipped to the mine in pieces and assembled onsite. It takes seven trailers to deliver these pieces and about two weeks to assemble once they arrive. #InsideKennecott

Jul 26, 3:04 PM

Early local traders - and later, world travelers - depended on coins made of copper or its alloys. Today, nations around the globe still do. The U.S. nickel is actually 75% copper. The dime, quarter, and half dollar coins contain 91.67% copper. #GoCopper

Jul 24, 11:11 AM

Happy Pioneer Day! Pictured: Some of the early miners/pioneers at the Bingham Canyon Mine in 1908.

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