Rio Tinto shakes up Kennecott leadership in slide aftermath

Even the top management at Kennecott Utah Copper won’t be escaping the fallout from the massive April 10 landslide at the Bingham Canyon Mine unscathed. Rio Tinto, the worldwide mining conglomerate that owns Kennecott, is restructuring top management at its Utah mining operations to cut costs in the aftermath of the massive landslide that saw some 165 million tons of rock crash down into the open pit mine below. The London-based company said the management changes, which will see Kennecott’s Pre...

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