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Cerro Verde - 4B Leaching Pad Project

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Description

Leaching will allow activities to continue in 2027. The pad is designed to receive a total of 212Mt ore: 168.9Mt secondary sulfide ore from Cerro Verde and 43.1Mt oxidized ore from Cerro Negro. Cerro Verde is an open-pit copper and molybdenum mining complex. The project comprises two phases and will require a total of 565 workers. The mine is run by US-based Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Cerro Verde - 4B Leaching Pad Project
Project Type
Copper, Open pit mining
Development Phase
In production
Project Status
Active
Project Capacity
30,000,000  t/y (tons per year)  Copper
 Open pit mining
Investment
US$ 50mn
Completion Date
2010
Lifespan
30
Location

Cerro Verde is located 30km from Arequipa city, at an altitude of 2.700m, in Uchumayo and Yarabamba districts of Peru's Arequipa province.


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