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Inside the Resolution Copper Mine, 1.3 Miles Underground

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Mar. 14 -- There are deeper mines in North America than the Resolution mine but none with a single shaft this long. It is a 6,943 foot concrete barrel, 30 feet in diameter bored into the mountain of Arizona and took six years to dig. Bloomberg's Matt Philips journeys toward the center of the earth to check out this engineering marvel. (video by Adam Wolffbrandt)
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Bot1987 (2 дня назад)
Oh yeah yeah
kipp 7 (4 дня назад)
Best be getting paid for the 20 mins down.
HardRockMiner (20 дней назад)
I worked as a driller @ Kidd Creek mine in Ontario Canada. Its +9600' and the shaft bottom is approx 9880'. Its the deepest mine that I've worked in and I've been in a lot of em. Nice video. Thanks!!
Daniel Coronado (1 месяц назад)
I did a shutdown for rio tinto out in Salt Lake City UT 😎pretty to hear about this
John Sanabria (1 месяц назад)
Geez someone get me this job I always wanted this job since young I also like oil digging anyone? I am 32 I am getting old lol give me that wish just once in my life get me out of hm this hell hole in nyc
Teddy Velanoff (1 месяц назад)
Creighton mine Sudbury has a shaft depth of 7080 feet .... one continuous run ... kid creek Timmins is 10000'.... heat is a huge factor . Ridiculous hot down there
Dog Barker (1 месяц назад)
Block caving certainly isn't new and never before tried!!! Blatant lies. Butte, Mt.....once the world's largest copper mine and america's most notorious boom town.......used block caving process over a hundred years ago.........
gilbert de la torre (1 месяц назад)
For years local businesses have helped resolution to open their underground mining facilities. Local businesses from Globe, Miami, Superior, San Carlos. Randy Seppala allowed other companies from other areas to work at resolution underground projects. You forgot us Randy Seppala, shall locals write letters to our new Senator?
Tommy Biggers (1 месяц назад)
1:48 Ground water leaking in?
papa bits (1 месяц назад)
Single lift shaft deepest in the western hemisphere, Kirkland Lake Ontario 7325 ft Timmins Ontario Kidd mine 9300 ft the deepest copper mine in the world.
Jason Harper (2 месяца назад)
SHAFT NOT TUNNEL
bubba gump (2 месяца назад)
never been done before but there is a permit for that. sounds crooked
tatestudios510 (2 месяца назад)
XD so these are logical again in what way are we just trying to outbreed china xD
Russ G (2 месяца назад)
Just goes to show how valuable copper is to a modern industrial economy. This has always been a relatively expensive metal but in recent years the price has skyrocketed and it's reflected in the price you pay for home electric wiring. Decades ago, things as mundane as GUTTERS and DOWNSPOUTS were made of this because it was resistant to corrosion and easy to form. Sheets of it were used as roof flashing around chimneys and vent pipes. Your whole house had copper pipe including the big drain lines; it was easy to cut and could be joined with solder rather than the threaded joints required on "iron" [actually steel] pipe. Now all that's been replaced with PVC.
Stanislav Kuznetsov (2 месяца назад)
2:40 tf this nigga doin lmao pointless asf
frederick j. moller (2 месяца назад)
That's a SHAFT not a vertical tunnel, btw, I used to muck on the 9500' at Kidd Creek in Timmins, ON.
Akash Tarafder (2 месяца назад)
We need more gender equality in copper mining.
Geezer65 (2 месяца назад)
Well, come put your application in, cuck.
Philip Fontaine (2 месяца назад)
Six billon investment without a product, undermine the ore and let it cave in upon itself, creating a huge cavity, it doesn't sound logical. Could this create a potential sink hole later? Temperature, water, cave in, deep shafts and no other way to escape,,, the hazard is extremely high for disaster with a debt to repay that is enormous! If it's successful, with no further problem of geological development, it will be an amazing engineering feat for sure.
apexspr10 (2 месяца назад)
Where the fuck are the woman I no we the people demand equality
Sabrina Islam (2 месяца назад)
What if the crust collapses one day cos of the sheer amount of mines we've created with drills, explosions, what if the mine effect becomes the new trend instead of global warming? What if when the crust crumples, we fall on our asses touching the hot magma core? What if after I die, just to find out there's no afterlife and I don't get rewarded for being nice to ppl
Jose Flores (2 месяца назад)
Lmaooooo
Adam Kort (2 месяца назад)
Sabrina Islam highly unlikely with the crust of the earth being as thick as it is and the holes being blasted then reinforced tunnels
dwayne n (2 месяца назад)
i wonder what happens when all the copper comes out and theres a giant hole with a whole lot of earth above it
Fdd. (2 месяца назад)
Surprising dont see alot of feminists down there which is odd considering they wish to be "payed the same as men"
goochman 420 (1 месяц назад)
+Icanifiwant that is literally the opposite of what they want 😂
solrave123 (1 месяц назад)
yeah you're right women only want cushy high paying office jobs sitting in air conditioned offices while they play yahoo games on their phones and complain that no one appreciates them. Heaven forbid they actually work for a living
Icanifiwant (1 месяц назад)
Women are too smart to be down in there. They want the same pay for the same job not the same pay for a different job dumbass
Q 400 (2 месяца назад)
Amazing...
The Other Side (3 месяца назад)
*I am not an expert but when they blast underneath, what stops the surface that loses support foundation from carving in?* *And $6 billion invested in this? Who pumps in $6b in a project that won't yield a single profit for the next 6-7 years? How much copper value is down there plus all expenses considered?*
John Doe (2 месяца назад)
Japan has negative interest rates, America had 0% interest rates for 7 years under Obama to prop up the stock market and maintain the illusion of prosperity. It also made it incredibly easy for companies to borrow money, as even a tiny interest rate is better than 0%. They even mention this in the beginning. This leads to malinvestment and mis-allocation of capital in the long run. It is not a coincidence that this started in 2008.
Zachary Thomas (2 месяца назад)
Coppers demands been up for years
Big Rhonda (3 месяца назад)
CAPTIONS YOU TWATS
VIDEOSUPERHIGHWAY (3 месяца назад)
The idea makes no sense. You cant just magically blast rock and magic copper nuggets will just fall into nice compact funnels that will just refill themselves via gravity dropping the supposed loose copper rocks. They are going to lose their ass on this project.
marko cynamon (1 месяц назад)
VIDEOSUPERHIGHWAY Your a licensed engineer with a minor in geology?
Martin's World (3 месяца назад)
In not the so distant future, there will be asteroid mining. I'm sure as human life goes on, one job that will always be there will be mining.
Tom Silverheart (3 месяца назад)
Male privilege.
America 81 (3 месяца назад)
Coal & Copper Mining is no damn joke pending on your Experience the pay is Awesome $5,000+ a month $60,000+ a year & more IF your a Bad Ass & have 20 plus years in Coal Mining 💰😎👍🏽 !!!!! & By the way Thanks to President Donald Trump for 2 terms by the way this will never go away !!!!!
grant quinones (3 месяца назад)
This is how your welfare is paid
Lee Turner (3 месяца назад)
load copper
Medic83 (3 месяца назад)
Haha.... The only thing that makes "cents".... Is to keep going.... It's a copper mine... I see what you did there 😂😂 But seriously, is nobody going to mention the fact that they're drilling almost a mile and a half down to get at copper that "could one day satisfy 1/4 of the US demand for copper"? Infinite growth on a finite planet is lunacy. We'll have to colonize space one day, if this attitude continues. And that's going to take lots and lots and LOTS of money to develop the means, if it's even possible. It's not even close to being practical now. And what if the means to do so doesn't turn up for another 300 years? For another 100 years?! Research will have to stop due to lack of resources (and money) looooong before the answer is found.
dustin scheller (4 месяца назад)
All this just so some hillbilly in Virginia can make shine, that's America
Dan Strayer (3 месяца назад)
....as you drive to work in your Prius....or any vehicle.
james turton (4 месяца назад)
Where are they located so I work
Jolly CoOperator (4 месяца назад)
I imagine this method is far more dangerous..
Ike (5 месяцев назад)
Thats why earthquakes happen. I hope they feed underground Gods.
Joe Reed (1 месяц назад)
Says the guy using a device heavy with both copper and silver. Huh, I wonder how they get that stuff to makes such gadgets so guys like you can get on their and wish them not only failure but death. Ironic really, kinda like anti hunters bashing hunters while chewing a bite of moo cow steak. Same logic, same lack of intelligence.
Ike (2 месяца назад)
+Trevor Morgan really? 😱 they lied to me, they played with my feelings... 😭😭
Trevor Morgan (2 месяца назад)
Ike That’s definitely not how earthquakes happen
minuteman2012 (5 месяцев назад)
Drill baby drill.......
John Spencer (5 месяцев назад)
I want to know how they got that scissor lift down there....
Joe A (5 месяцев назад)
He left us hanging about how they mitigate the heat!
Weirduncle Bob V (25 дней назад)
Basically underground air conditioning. Massive units on the surface pump chilled air down through the ventilation system.
goochman 420 (1 месяц назад)
Urine and cottage cheese. Lots.
Clive Nyathi (2 месяца назад)
Ventilation system .
killa kills (2 месяца назад)
With thirst Buster's
Jacques Mertens (3 месяца назад)
They open a window
pingpong1138 (5 месяцев назад)
Mines like that give my anxiety
Hentai Is Art (5 месяцев назад)
What Minecraft mod is this?
papa bits (5 месяцев назад)
maccasa mine kirkland lake ontario is 7325 ft deep single lift .
Erik Satie (6 месяцев назад)
They get paid in pennies.
Mr. Tangent (6 месяцев назад)
Blockade mining doesn’t sound like a collapse waiting to happen at all...
Hello there (6 месяцев назад)
Mr. Tangent. Mining engineering
johnny phillips (6 месяцев назад)
Damnit I thought playing poker for high stakes took balls but 6 billion before you get permits that dude has balls the size of dump trucks.
alco424 (1 месяц назад)
+Thomas Solonyetski the estimated value of the copper alone, not including any other minerals, is 45 Trillion Dollars. So, yeah, it's worth the gamble if it pays off.
Tray Norris Lee (3 месяца назад)
Gotta be a risk taker to make big paper
Thomas Solonyetski (4 месяца назад)
johnny phillips probably there's money laundering somewhere in the process. Unless the deposit is worth like 30bn, that is...
Wood Booger (7 месяцев назад)
Yeah.. Eff that!
CrzyMn7 (7 месяцев назад)
6 billion dollars spent!! And they haven't even got the permit yet and no copper. Wtf!
manic mechanic (7 месяцев назад)
Hire me.
Steve Irnwitt (8 месяцев назад)
Copper prices needs to go up Jesus that’s an insane job
LEE YONG KANG - (8 месяцев назад)
This is better than the unsafe old mine
ghjghjgjhghj (8 месяцев назад)
Robots going to take so many jobs
Twentyfifty 5 (8 месяцев назад)
What is the sigma heat content of ur air at shaft bottom??
fhhsvnggbh (9 месяцев назад)
why the fuck wont you idiot americans adopt the metric system. ie 0 degrees celicus water freezes 100 it boils. makes life a lot fucking easier. Makes you sound fucking stupid when you say its 100 degrees outside.
diln chil (8 месяцев назад)
fhhsvnggbh because we can how about you fuck off
Joe Smith (10 месяцев назад)
Are they hiring? How do I apply for a job with them?
Tombomb1816 (2 месяца назад)
try google instead of people on YouTube.
Chocolate dragon (8 месяцев назад)
Joe Smith I'm ready. Got 16 years in coal I'm ready for a change to metal!
Fuck Google (10 месяцев назад)
i wouldn't have picked up a shovel without the permits first. that should've been number uno.
Kevin R (3 месяца назад)
It makes sense that this man starts the job without the permits because if he didn't someone else would have, and if/when the permits clear that he is going to be stinking rich. Some politician is going to get filthy rich getting this man the permits he needs for this job to continue.
jrich8112 (10 месяцев назад)
Did he say 6 "B"billion invested ?!?!??!?!
lamBETTERthanY0U (3 месяца назад)
Jimmy Changa To me that’s just pocket change
Jimmy Changa (6 месяцев назад)
jrich8112 that's a lot of money to be throwing down without any return yet
Kyle Sonsalla (8 месяцев назад)
jrich8112 Yes
Selvyn Quijada (10 месяцев назад)
$6 billion dollars investment, invest in real-estate; would be alot better!
Honest Abe (11 месяцев назад)
My entire family were miners. Hard working men who appreciate life
Zachary Thomas (2 месяца назад)
Coal miners?
lamBETTERthanY0U (3 месяца назад)
Your family is soft bruh
My info (6 месяцев назад)
Same 3rd generation miner now
Hello there (6 месяцев назад)
Union or non union miners?
jrregan (11 месяцев назад)
Fed permits hold up the project until 2020... Not now! Trump Trains in hi gear!
rdaystrom (22 дня назад)
+Benson, Someday you will look in the mirror and realize just how ignorant you were.
Derrick Barnes (29 дней назад)
+Benson let me guess that you voted for ovomit twice and Hillary Clinton last election and now you're pissed that Trump is cutting your welfare??
John Galore (2 месяца назад)
Nehemiah Lowenstein you live in trumptardia a right wing repubtard backwards isis wannabe racist fantasy land
GoopgaGaming (2 месяца назад)
Hell yeah MAGA!
papa bits (1 год назад)
Macassa mine in Kirkland lake Ontario was 7325 feet deep And was at one time the deepest single lift shaft in the western hemisphere . Creiton mine in Sudbury Ontario.over 7000 ft deep. Kidd creak mine in Tiimmins Ontario is the deepest base metal mine in the world almost 3000 metres.
Stanislav Kuznetsov (2 месяца назад)
Ok?
Earl Berta (11 месяцев назад)
pa bits berry nyygvbmkon
Steven Rowlandson (1 год назад)
Is the ore body the only one or are there others near by?
Saanvi Sharma (6 месяцев назад)
Steven Rowlandson I hope, Mexico finds the world's largest copper mine in the world and they become richer than USA
blastman8888 (1 год назад)
What they don't say is the surface drops into the hole all the beautiful desert is going to look like a big pit all the animals that live on the surface will be killed and jeep trails which we have been using for years will be closed off.
goochman 420 (1 месяц назад)
What if the entire area gets sucked into outer space!?!?!
Benson (3 месяца назад)
Do you realize entire towns have survived on top of mines? Rarely do towns disappear into holes in the ground from mines that are dug wrong. And never have I heard of it happening when done right. Without these metals we could not exist in this world we live in.
Dan Strayer (3 месяца назад)
yeah...he might also think about the 40 pounds of copper in his jeep.
kenny dukes (5 месяцев назад)
I see where you are coming from. However at least if the ground surface collapses it should look more natural than a traditional open pit mine.
anon (2 года назад)
j hope they don't get the licence
Hello there (6 месяцев назад)
D L. Copper pipes and copper wires for houses and commercial buildings. That's not my fault.
A A (7 месяцев назад)
I hope u fuggin dieee
Kyle Michaels (7 месяцев назад)
Obviously you don't know how these things work.
A A (10 месяцев назад)
D L don't forget to remove all central ac
Nezzero (2 года назад)
idk about blowing up the ceiling that sounds like a horrible idea and a massive cave in
Sharif Abdul (1 день назад)
Hell yeah man, even I cannot dream of caving in and IAM in a cavity surrounded by copper
Shalala (3 месяца назад)
And correct me if i'm wrong, it caving in would make a kind of natural arch? Which becomes sturdier the more weight is put on it no?
Benson (3 месяца назад)
A cave in is the point. It's easier to let gravity do the work than burrow down into it. This is not only a tried method, it's a proven one. Iron ore mines have used it already. If done correctly, it's not only structurally sound, it's safe and efficient compared to going top down.
VIDEOSUPERHIGHWAY (3 месяца назад)
nuclearTANK yeah the whole idea makes no sense.
Shalala (3 месяца назад)
Henry H. No matter the way you get the ore be it above or below you, you'll have a cavity, so idk what you are on about. We need the ore, and they are getting it for us, be thankful.
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osman613 (2 года назад)
wtf
Adam Booth (2 года назад)
Really interesting episode thanks!
dzeep ndlovu (2 года назад)
block caving...

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