First Quantum Minerals Company Profile - Aug 10, 2011

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   First Quantum Minerals Ltd.
                                                                                        440 Wheelers Farms Road
                                                                                        Milford, CT 06461 U.S.A.


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  Figures in Canadian Dollars

                                Wright Quality Rating:AAA13                               Key Data

   First Quantum Minerals Ltd. is a mining company. The Company is engaged in the         Ticker:
   exploration, development, operation and acquisition of mining projects or companies    FM
   with interests in mining projects and the production of London Metal Exchange (LME)
   grade A copper cathode, copper in concentrate, gold, sulphuric acid and nickel. The    2010 Sales:
   Company's operations and development projects are located in Zambia, Mauritania,
                                                                                          2,462,697,446
   Finland, Australia and Peru. The Company's operations in Zambia include Kansanshi
   (80% owned) and the Trident copper and nickel project (100% owned). In February
   11, 2010, the Company acquired the remaining 20% of Mauritanian Copper Mines           Major Industry:
   S.A. (MCM). In February 2010, the Company acquired BHP Billiton's Ravensthorpe         Metal Producers & Products
   nickel project in Western Australia. In December 16, 2010, the Company acquired        Manufacturers
   Antares Minerals Inc. (Antares). On November 9, 2010, the Company sold its 16.13%
   interest in Equinox Minerals Limited (Equinox).                                        Sub Industry:
                       Stock Chart                                Officers                Copper Producers
                                                        Chairman & Chief Executive
                                                             Philip K. R. Pascall         Country:
                                                                                          Canada
                                                              President & Executive
                                                                     Director             Currency:
                                                                  G. Clive Newall
                                                                                          Canadian Dollars

                                                              Chief Financial Officer
                                                                                          Fiscal Year Ends:
                                                               Mark Graham Bolton
                                                                                          December
                                                        Secretary & General Counsel
                                                             Christopher Lemon      Employees
                                              
				
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Description: First Quantum Minerals Ltd. is a mining company. The Company is engaged in the exploration, development, operation and acquisition of mining projects or companies with interests in mining projects and the production of London Metal Exchange (LME) grade A copper cathode, copper in concentrate, gold, sulphuric acid and nickel. The Company's operations and development projects are located in Zambia, Mauritania, Finland, Australia and Peru. The Company's operations in Zambia include Kansanshi (80% owned) and the Trident copper and nickel project (100% owned). In February 11, 2010, the Company acquired the remaining 20% of Mauritanian Copper Mines S.A. (MCM). In February 2010, the Company acquired BHP Billiton's Ravensthorpe nickel project in Western Australia. In December 16, 2010, the Company acquired Antares Minerals Inc. (Antares). On November 9, 2010, the Company sold its 16.13% interest in Equinox Minerals Limited (Equinox).
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