Ca Minera Antamina is a joint venture company held 33.75% by BHP Billiton, 33.75% by Xstrata, 22.5% by Teck Cominco, and 10% by Mitsubishi Corp. The mine is located in the Andes mountains in northern Peru, approximately 270 km northeast of Lima, at an elevation of 4,300 m. The mine currently produces about 275,000 mt/y of copper and 165,000 mt/y of zinc in concentrates.
Reserves Up 77% at Antamina Anonymous Engineering and Mining Journal; Dec 2008; 209, 10; Docstoc pg. 22 Reproduced with permission of the copyright owner. Further reproduction prohibited without permission.
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