Rio Tinto - Bingham Canyon
Client: Rio Tinto
Project: Bingham Canyon, North Ore Shoot Shaft
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Description: Conceptual and Detailed design, Procurement Services, Construction Management, and Commissioning of the Kennecott Bingham Canyon North Ore Shoot Shaft. Includes a hybrid headframe supporting both a tower-mounted friction hoist (service) and two drum hoists (production and auxiliary). Also involves the design of the new site sub-station, hoist house, bin house, shaft steel, two loading pockets, a dewatering system to handle 8,750 USGPM of influx, and a ventilation system rated for 400,000 cfm.
Capital Value: $325 Million