Bingham Canyon Mine

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The Bingham Canyon Mine, also known as the Kennecott Copper Mine, is an open-pit mining operation extracting a large porphyry copper deposit southwest of Salt Lake City, Utah, in the Oquirrh Mountains. Bingham Canyon Mine is the largest man-made excavation in the world, and is visible with the naked eye from space. The Company performed all the infrastructure and continues to perform contract mining at the site.