Mining Project

Leach Stockpile Test Reclamation

OWNER
Freeport McMoRan, Inc.
PRIME CONTRACTOR
DalMolin Excavating
LOCATION:
Miami
YEAR COMPLETED
December, 2010
This project includes the reclamation of the #1 Leach Stockpile at Freeport McMoran’s Miami Mine operations. The dump was regraded, including all slopes to a 3:1, and then capped with a two foot thick layer of soil cover. Stormwater channels and erosion control features were installed, including riprap, renomatresses, and articulated concrete block armoring. Major elements included the loading, hauling, and placement of 73,000 cubic yards of soil cover; 170,000 cubic yards of earthwork and slope regrading.