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La Caridad copper minesite

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La Caridad operates a conventional open pit mine and a 94.5kt/d Cu-Mo concentrator. Copper concentrates are sent to La Caridad smelter (1000kt/a concentrate) located at 27 km and the moly concentrate is sent to the Molymex plant located 40 km from the concentrator. Anodes from the smelter are treated in the 300kt/a copper refinery. Additionally this metallurgical complex operates a 150kt/a wire rod plant. It also operates a leaching and SxEw plant with a capacity of 25kt/ cathode. However, in 2016 it produced 28.3kt/a cathode.

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    • Summary
    • Key issues
  • Location maps
  • Geology
  • Reserves & Resources
  • Infrastructure
    • CAPEX
    • Operating
    • Mining
      • Expansion History / Plans
      • Mill
      • Leach
      • Solvent Extraction
      • Electrowinning
  • Sales contracts
  • Fiscal and regulatory
  • Timeline

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