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Mina Justa

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Early Works
Current Stage: Feasibility
Start: 08/2016
Completion: 12/2018
In Construction
Under Construction
Start: 12/2018
Completion: 03/2021
Ramp up / Commissioning
Completion: 03/2021
Project Details


The Mina Justa open pit copper oxide mine is targeted to have copper oxides and sulfides resources reaching 374Mt at an average grade of 0.71%. The project will require 1,400 workers during the construction phase and will then generate 300 jobs during the ensuing operational phase.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Mina Justa
Project Type
Copper, Open pit mining, Underground mining
Development Phase
Project Status
Project Capacity
110,000  t/y (tons per year)  Copper
 Open pit mining
 Underground mining
US$ 1.5bn
Completion Date

Mine Justa lies 30km from the Pacific Ocean in Nazca province in Peru's Ica department. The elevations of the property range from about 800m to 1,800m above sea level.

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