Bingham Canyon Mine http://kuer.org en Rio Tinto Kennecott Opens Major Mine Access Road Six Months Ahead of Schedule http://kuer.org/post/rio-tinto-kennecott-opens-major-mine-access-road-six-months-ahead-schedule <p></p><p>Rio Tinto Kennecott has opened a major access road, restoring full access to Bingham Canyon mine. Kennecott officials say the opening comes months ahead of schedule, but they say it will still take about two years to restore the mine to normal operations.</p><p>Where once there was a massive slide, now a road cuts through. Trucks as big as houses motor along back and forth from the mine. Matt Lengerich General Manager of the Bingham Canyon Mine, says it was no small feat to build the new mine access ramp.</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 00:02:20 +0000 Andrea Smardon 37848 at http://kuer.org Rio Tinto Kennecott Opens Major Mine Access Road Six Months Ahead of Schedule