COVID-19 Resources for Utah Mining Industry

RESOURCES Updated 3.29.2020 coronavirus.utah.gov coronavirus.utah.gov/business/ Preparing the Workplace for COVID-19 Medicaid and Medicare guidance Deducting COVID-19 expenses from taxes Export-Import Bank information SBA Economic Industry Loans Salt Lake City Economic Injury Loans Unemployment Insurance information Pre-Layoff Services for businesses Workers Compensation Fund information Utah Leads Together – Governor’s response and recovery plan CARES ACT–SBA Loan…

Rio Tinto Invests $1.5 Billion to Continue Production at Kennecott Copper To 2032

Source: Rio Tinto Rio Tinto has approved a $1.5 billion investment (100 per cent basis) to continue production at its Kennecott copper operation in the United States. The investment over the next six years will extend operations at Kennecott to 2032. The investment will further extend strip waste rock mining and support additional infrastructure development…

Domestic Mineral Production Helps Maintain National Security

Minerals and metals are vital to maintaining our national security. Every year, the Department of Defense (DOD) uses about 750,000 tons of minerals such as beryllium, copper, lead, molybdenum, nickel, silver, yttrium, and zinc for many different defense technologies, including military gear such as night-vision goggles, high-performance jet engines, and surveillance applications. Lighter than aluminum…