Antamina commenced production in 2001. In FY17 it produced ~400kt of Cu and ~260kt of Zn (100% share) as well as small amounts of molybdenum and lead/bismuth, and ~17MOz of silver as by product.
The mine owns all related infrastructure, including concentrate pipeline and port facilities.
Antamina makes a significant contribution to the National and Regional economy, accounting for 3% of the total corporate income tax base in 2016 and directly responsible for the employment if 2,800 workers (excluding contractors).
Antamina has been operating for more than 15 years without a major community conflict despite a challenging operating environment.