Kennecott Copper

Project: Kennecott Copper

Industry Served: Environmental, Power Producers,

Location: Bingham Canyon, Utah

Tons of Steel: 275

Project Overview

Nu Steel fabricators installed 275 tons of structural steel for Kennecott Copper’s heat recovery steam generator system at their power plant facility in Bingham Canyon, Utah. The Kennecot Copper mine produces almost 7 percent of the United States annual copper production. The mine produces over 19 millions tons of copper per year. The mine measures 3/4 of a mile deep, 2 3/4 miles across and is the biggest man made excavation on earth.