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Cerro Verde copper minesite

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Cerro Verde is an open pit copper molybdenum mining operation approximately 32km southwest of the city of Arequipa in Peru. The operations include a solvent extraction/electrowin leaching facility and a conventional crush-grind-float concentrator with a molybdenum circuit to produce copper cathode, copper concentrate and a molybdenum concentrate. Production of copper in concentrate commenced in 2006, supplementing cathode production from the existing leach/SxEw operation.

Table of contents

  • Summary
  • Key issues
  • Emissions
  • Mining
    • Leach
    • SxEw
    • Mill
    • Labour
    • Contractors
  • Off-take agreement
  • Royalties and taxes

Tables and charts

This report includes 4 images and tables including:

  • Cerro Verde Emission Intensity Quartile Ranking - total global production - tonnes Cu equivalent
  • Cerro Verde SxEw Intensity Quartile ranking - tonnes of Cu equivalent
  • Detailed map

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