Kennecott Copper Tailings Remediation Sludge Removal

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Ames Construction // Reclamation // Kennecott Copper Tailings Remediation Sludge Removal

Project Location: Magna, Utah

Client: Kennecott

Synopsis of work:

Ames performed the remediation of mixed copper tailings and sludge at the Kennecott Utah Copper tailings facility in Utah. The reclamation included excavation, loading and transport of the tailings to a disposal cell. Work also included construction of a three-mile haul road, the stabilization of tailings and placement within the disposal cell.

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Excavation, loading and transport of tailings to disposal cell
Excavation, loading and transport of tailings to disposal cell
Work scope included construction of a 3-mile-long haul road