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…

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Covid-19: How the coronavirus pandemic is hurting the mining industry

From Mining Technology Written by Matthew Hall The World Health Organisation has declared the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. With over 180,000 confirmed cases at the time of writing, even the most optimistic analysts fear we are heading towards a global recession. Several mining companies have been affected by Covid-19 outbreaks, and global restrictions to…

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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…

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Utah Mining Association Selects Brian Somers as New President

Utah Mining Association Selects Brian Somers as New President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   JANUARY 11, 2019 Contact: Jocelyn Clark Phone: 801-364-1874/385-290-0692 Email: education@utahmining.org Utah Mining Association Selects Brian Somers as New President SALT LAKE CITY, UT— The Utah Mining Association announced today that it has selected Brian Somers as president effective January 25, 2019. As the president, he will lead the Association’s management and…

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Utah Mining Association Announces Leadership Changes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   OCTOBER 31, 2018 Contact: Jocelyn Clark Phone: 801-364-1874/385-290-0692 Email: education@utahmining.org Utah Mining Association Announces Leadership Changes SALT LAKE CITY, UT— The Utah Mining Association announced today that Mark Compton, President, will depart from the Association on January 15, 2019 to pursue new leadership opportunities outside of the Association. A search for…

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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…

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