Loions and characteristics of the copper smelters throughout the world as of 2002. We have no current plans to update this database, but information related to this subject may appear in our countrybycountry reports, which are updated periodically.
The mine is miles (4,5km) across and mile (1,2km) deep. Since mining operations started in 1906, Bingham Canyon Mine has been the granddaddy of all copper mines. When you're talking about the actual size of the mine, Bingham Canyon is simply the largest copper mine in the USA. If the mine was a stadium, it could seat nine .