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Antamina Resumes Operations

Mining News - Published on Thu, 28 May 2020

Image Source: Compania Minera Antamina Coronavirus COVID19
Teck Resources Limited announced that Compania Minera Antamina, in which Teck has a 22.5% interest along with BHP 33.75%, Glencore 33.75% and Mitsubishi Corporation 10%, has now resumed operations at the Antamina mine. Antamina has mobilized a reduced operating workforce and plans to start off at roughly 80% of full capacity, with a gradual ramp-up to full production expected in the third quarter. Comprehensive COVID-19 protocols are in place to safeguard the health of workers and local communities.

TheĀ Antamina mine is a large copper and zinc mine, located in the Andes mountain range, 270 kilometres north of Lima, Peru. The deposit is located at an average elevation of 4,200 metres.

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Posted By : Yogender Pancholi on Thu, 28 May 2020
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