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Utah Copper Mine Landslide Triggered Earthquakes
2014-01-06 07:39:40

University of Utah Record-breaking slide would bury Central Park 66 feet deep Last year's gigantic landslide at a Utah copper mine probably was the biggest nonvolcanic slide in North America's modern history, and included two rock avalanches that happened 90 minutes apart and surprisingly triggered 16 small earthquakes, University of Utah scientists discovered. The landslide – which moved at an average of almost 70 mph and reached estimated speeds of at least 100 mph – left a...

2013-12-23 08:23:33

LONDON, United Kingdom, Dec. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - Rio Tinto has advised the management of Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd (Northern Dynasty), which owns 100 per cent of the Pebble Project, that it intends to undertake a strategic review, including a possible divestment, of its shareholding in Northern Dynasty. Rio Tinto, through QIT-Fer et Titane Inc., an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Rio Tinto plc, owns 18,145,845 common shares of Northern Dynasty, representing approximately 19.1...

2013-03-25 20:20:36

DENVER, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) ("Newmont" or the "Company") announced the appointment of Chris J. Robison as Executive Vice President of Operations and Projects today. Mr. Robison brings more than 32 years in the copper, gold, molybdenum, borates and talc mining sectors to his new role where he will oversee Newmont's gold and copper asset portfolio on five continents along with the Company's safety and security functions. (Photo:...

2013-01-07 08:22:30

SANTIAGO, Chile, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- White Mountain Titanium Corporation ("White Mountain" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: WMTM) reports that the number of directors on the Board has been expanded from five to six and that Bobby Cooper has been appointed as a director with effect January 3, 2013. Mr. Cooper is a seasoned and well-known mining industry executive and entrepreneur with over 42 years of experience. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration...

2012-06-07 06:21:43

SALT LAKE CITY, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the United Steelworkers (USW) employed in the United States who mine the metal used in Olympic medals are expressing their solidarity with locked-out Quebec workers. USW Local 392 wants Rio Tinto "Off the Podium" for this summer's London 2012 Olympics. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) USW Local 392 represents the workers at Rio Tinto subsidiary Kennecott Utah Copper's operations in Utah where 99...

2011-11-01 20:30:00

Acquisition transaction includes all mining related assets from Western Utah Copper Company and Copper King Mining Corporation along with settlement of all relevant litigation. CS Mining exits bankruptcy with new operational team and strategy. Columbus, OH / Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 01, 2011 Empire Advisors, LLC (âœEmpireâ) and Clarity Partners, L.P. (âœClarityâ) announced today that CS Mining, LLC...

2011-09-20 15:00:00

MILFORD, Utah, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Copper King Mining Corporation ("Copper King") (PINK SHEETS: CPRKQ) announced today that it and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Western Utah Copper Company (the "Companies"), obtained Bankruptcy Court approval for a sale of substantially all of their assets to CS Mining, LLC ("CS"). An order approving the sale was entered by the Bankruptcy Court on August 23, 2011. It is anticipated that the sale transactions will close by the end of September,...

2011-05-20 07:00:00

HILTON HEAD, S.C., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Senetek Plc (OTCBB: SNKTY) is pleased to announce the appointments of Mr. John J. May and Mr. Bobby Cooper to the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr. John May is a professional accountant and long-time business entrepreneur. Mr. May is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He is Chairman and Policy Director of the Small Business Bureau Limited and Policy Director of "The Genesis Initiative Limited",...

2011-04-26 12:13:00

ST. LOUIS, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy announced today it has appointed Scott P. Lawson as Senior Vice President - Engineering Services. Based in St. Louis, he will lead engineering, environmental, geology, and design and construction services across the company's global operations. Lawson will report to Executive Vice President - Technical Services Jeane L. Hull. "We look forward to the more than 25 years of experience Scott brings with him," said Hull. "His...

2009-08-18 16:31:00

ISHPEMING, Mich., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- A Michigan administrative law judge today affirmed the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality's (MDEQ) decision to issue two permits to the Kennecott Eagle Minerals Company for its proposed Eagle nickel and copper mine in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The determination is the most recent in a series of favorable legal decisions, and moves the Eagle mine project closer to construction, which will require hundreds of local workers. The State...