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. Wood Mackenzie’s asset reports are built from the bottom up, incorporating a number of granular data metrics to ultimately produce our industry standard cash operating costs. This report contains a detailed asset note giving you a holistic view of the asset, including an operational overview through to a timeline of events from inception to now. This qualitative analysis is supplemented by the associated Excel download which enables interrogation of a whole series of cost and production metrics over the life of the asset.