Mining Project

Safford Leach Pad Phase 2

OWNER
Freeport McMoRan
LOCATION:
Safford, AZ
YEAR COMPLETED
September 2012
The Safford Mine is located in Safford, AZ. The project consisted of earthwork services for construction of a 14 million square foot leach pad on a 325-acre site. This included 2.1 million cubic yards of excavation and embankment, strip and develop a clay borrow source for secondary liner. Load, haul, process and place 530,000 cubic yards of clay for secondary liner.