The mine used to operate as Punta Grande until 2005 when the operating company was placed into receivership. Upon re-opening in 2008 the project was renamed Montecristo. Since 2010 the company has been looking to sell the asset, which could potentially be re-opened as an iron ore mine with annual copper production of 10kt and 0.5Mt of Fe concentrate at 68% Fe. 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.