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Early Works
Current Stage: Prefeasibility
Start: 02/2012
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La Colosa open-pit project is located in a Colombian forest reserve. It has a total area of 515ha of which 6.36ha has been explored via 375 drilling holes to determine the mineral resources of the area. The project plans are to focus on a drilling plan with hydrodynamic containment at the tailings site facility and geotechnical drilling for starter dam of the tailings storage facility and waste rock co-disposal site.

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Key Specs

Full Name
La Colosa
Project Type
Gold, Open pit mining
Development Phase
Project Status
Project Capacity
70  Mt/y (million tons per year)  Gold
 Open pit mining
US$ 5.5bn

La Colosa is located 150km west of Bogotá, in Cajamarca city, Tolima department.

* The map coordinates represent the approximate latitude and longitude, and not the exact location of the project.




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Project Manager Colombia
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Commercial Manager - Procurement and Supply Chain
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