Freeport McMoran Chino Mine tour

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Date(s) - Fri 09/15/17
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Shea Valdez (BSCHE 2011) has organized a tour of the FMI concentrator, mine, and hydromet at the Chino Mine.   Students must provide their own transportation and be at the mine gate at 10 AM on Friday, September 15.  FMI will be at the Career Expo the following week collecting resumes.  FMI has been hiring NMSU CHMEs with a passion during the last few years and has NMSU CHMEs who have been there for their entire careers.  

Youwill need to bring a sack lunch. Here is the schedule for the tour:

10:00 Meet at front gate. Proceed to GO.
10:15 Hazard Recognition video at GO and distribute PPE.
11:00 Drive to Mine Overlook
11:15 At overlook. Discuss mine process.
12:00 Drive to SX/EW
12:15 SX/EW Walking tour
1:00 Drive to GO
1:15 Lunch
1:45 Travel to Concentrator
2:00 Concentrator Tour
2:45 Return to front gate for travel back to NMSU.

If you can bring your own PPE, it will make getting to the tour faster (Hard Hat, clear safety glasses, steel toed boots if you have them).

Wear pants that cover the ankle, a shirt with sleeves, and closed toe shoes if they do not have steel toe boots. No heals or wedges as it will make walking on the uneven ground difficult.

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