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El Abra SxEw copper mine

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12 March 2018

El Abra SxEw copper mine

Report summary

El Abra is an SxEw leach operation which has been producing copper cathode since 1996. During Q1 2011 production from the newly commissioned ‘Sulfolix Project' commenced, marking the start of a transition from processing oxide to sulphide ore thereby extending the mine life for at least 10 years.

Table of contents

  • Key facts
    • Summary
    • Key issues
  • Location maps
  • Geology
  • Reserves and resources
    • CAPEX
  • Production
    • Mining
    • Process
      • Crush
      • Static Leach
      • Dynamic Leach (ceased 2011)
      • SxEw
  • Sales contracts
  • Timeline

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  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Detailed map

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