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Home > Mines, Quarries & Sites > El Tesorro Copper Mine

El Tesorro Copper Mine (Chile)


"El Tesoro" mine is member of the mining group Antofagasta Minerals S.A. one of the producing copper companies of upper growth of the world-wide industry. This company has its base in Great Britain, but their activities are concentrated basically in Chile, where in addition it has company "Aguas Antofagasta" and mines "Michilla" and "los Pelambres, those that altogether produce annually 434,000 tons of fine copper. Antofagasta Minerals also has an ample railway network formed by the railroad Antofagasta - Bolivia with an own network of but of 900 kilometers that tie to Chile, Argentina and Bolivia with the ports of Antofagasta and Mejillones like natural exit to the Pacific. This network is complemented with an extensive fleet of trains and trucks for the transport of materials and products. Mine "El Tesoro" is the propietary company of the mineral deposit El Tesoro, that explodes in its facilities located in the district of "Sierra Gorda". The Plant is located in the second region of the Country, to 196 kilometers of the city of Antofagasta and to 90 kilometers of the city of Calama. The nearest locality is the located town of "sierra Gorda" to a distance of 22 kilometers. The property of Miner "El Tesoro" is constituted in a 61% by Antofagasta Minerals S.A. company pertaining to Antofagasta PLC and in a 39% by Contractual Company Mining Leonor, subsidiary of Equatorial Mining Limited, whose main shareholder is AMP Life Limited, one of the greater institutional investors of Australia.

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