September 2012
Volume 64    Issue 9

Climax Mine: Back in business after a 17-year layoff

Mining Engineering , 2012, Vol. 64, No. 9, pp. 109-109
Gleason, William


In the grand scheme of things, the 9.5-t (21,000-lb) shipment of molybdenum concentrate that left Freeport-McMoRan’s Climax Mine site on May 10, 2012 was not unlike the thousands of others that have been hauled away from the site during the last century, except for the fact that this shipment marked the official rebirth of one of America’s greatest mines.

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