COPPER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COPPER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Living History: Bingham was a happening Utah place before the days of ore http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58133106-78/bingham-canyon-copper-copperfield.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58133106-78/bingham-canyon-copper-copperfield.html.csp">Living History: Bingham was a happening Utah place before the days of ore</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eileen Hallet Stone </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-05T21:12:52.864-06:00">Updated Jul 5, 2014 09:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Before Utah Copper Co. (Kennecott) expanded the Bingham Canyon Mine into one of the world’s largest open-pit copper mines and consumed the ground beneath the towns and homes of the people who helped build it, Bingham Canyon was noisy, dusty, vital and full of life. In 1896, Salt Lake City entrepreneur Samuel Newhouse recognized copper’s future and shipped out the first copper sulfides from Highland Boy Mine in the Oquirrh Mountains. In 1906, Utah Copper mounted steam shovels on railroad tra...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58133106@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Jul 2014 21:12:52 MDT Venerable fields preserve Utah’s baseball tradition http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58109802-77/baseball-helper-park-magna.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58109802-77/baseball-helper-park-magna.html.csp">Venerable fields preserve Utah’s baseball tradition</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Wharton | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T22:27:06.922-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 10:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">omehow it was appropriate that teams from Helper and Magna played for last year’s Utah American Legion baseball championship. That’s because the squads play on two of Utah’s most historic baseball fields and carry on a small-town tradition dating back to the early 1920s, when the original diamonds were constructed. These are diamonds where copper and coal miners played heated games against nearby cities, many of them gone and nearly forgotten. Semi-pro Industrial League teams with names such as ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58109802@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 22:27:06 MDT Copper rises after report on China’s manufacturing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58104503-79/copper-manufacturing-china-report.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58104503-79/copper-manufacturing-china-report.html.csp">Copper rises after report on China’s manufacturing</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T14:12:03.705-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 02:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Copper prices are settling higher following news of increased manufacturing activity in China, the world’s second-largest economy. A report out Monday from HSBC revealed activity in China’s manufacturing sector expanded this month. That’s the first time the measure has shown a rise in manufacturing this year, a possible sign that measures taken by Beijing to bolster growth are starting to work. China is the world’s biggest buyer of the industrial metal, so an increase in manufacturing implies st...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581045032014-06-23T14:12:03.705-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-23T14:12:03.705-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58104503@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:12:03 MDT Living history: In 1912, unions and strikes were part of life in Bingham Canyon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58066349-78/copper-utah-1912-bingham.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58066349-78/copper-utah-1912-bingham.html.csp">Living history: In 1912, unions and strikes were part of life in Bingham Canyon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EILEEN HALLET STONE</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-14T23:01:04.717-06:00">Updated Jun 14, 2014 11:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the summer of 1912, labor organizers, “Wobblies” from the Western Federation of Miners, agitated for industrial unions and equity in the culturally diverse town of Bingham Canyon, where Utah Copper Company was one of the country’s leading copper producers. In July, 250 miners signed on to the federation’s roster. Within three months, the numbers soared to 2,500. Grievances were many, and according to historian Philip Notarianni, “strikes became almost a way of life for most workers and...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58066349@www.sltrib.com Sat, 14 Jun 2014 23:01:04 MDT