Chilean miner Minera El Abra operates a porphyry copper open-pit mine and processing facility in El Loa province in northern Chile's II region. The property has leachable oxide and sulfide mineralization. The company's facilities include an SX/EW facility with a capacity of 500Mlbs/y of copper cathode from a 115,000t/d crushed leach circuit and a similar-sized ROM leaching operation. Minera El Abra is a 51:49 JV between US-based Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold and state copper company Codelco.
Sociedad Contractual Minera El Abra
SCM El Abra
Av. Apoquindo # 4499, piso 4, Las Condes, Santiago, Chile