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The Quechua copper exploration project involves the construction of drill rigs over a three-year period. Compañía Minera Quechua S.A. expects to produce 75,000 metric tons of fine copper.

Quechua is expected to require an investment of US$490mn and produce 1.30Mt of copper in concentrate, or 76,000t/y, over its 17-year life. The project is slated to produce 62 jobs during the exploration period.

Compañía Minera Quechua is a subsidiary of Japan's Pan Pacific Copper, established in 2008.

Pan Pacific Copper is owned by JX Nippon Mining & Metal (66%) and Mitsui Mining & Smelting (34%).

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General Information

Short names Quechua
Country Peru
Primary activities, subsector Mining
Secondary activities Copper Mining

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