antamina

Peru

We are a non-operating joint venture partner of the Antamina copper mine in Peru.

Our Peruvian operations consist of a non-operating partnership in the Antamina mine, located in the Ancash region of the Andes Mountains in north-central Peru, 270 kilometres north of Lima.

Antamina at a glance

Antamina is a large, low-cost copper and zinc mine. It is operated independently by Compañía Minera Antamina S.A.  Antamina produces copper and zinc, and by-product credits of molybdenum and silver. Copper and zinc concentrates are transported 300 kilometres by pipeline to the port of Huarney. Molybdenum and lead/bismuth concentrates are transported by truck. It is one of the ten largest mines in the world in terms of production volume.
2001Commercial production commenced in 2001.
4500mIt sits 4500m above sea level in the Andes Mountain Range.
33.75%We own 33.75% of Antamina.
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Copper

Copper is used in everyday household products due to its electricity conducting, corrosion resistance and antimicrobial properties.

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We are committed to supporting Antamina to be a successful and high performance operation, consistent with best industry practices and standards. In order to do so, we have a dedicated team supported by relevant subject matters experts who plays an active role on Antamina’s board and the various joint venture committees.