Toquepala

Toquepala

 

a settlement in Peru, in Tacna Department. Industries include the mining and dressing of copper ore. Copper from Toquepala is smelted in the city of Ilo.

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6 billion to complete a project to expand the Toquepala mine, build Tia Maria project, both in Peru, and fund expansion of Buenavista in Mexico.
The rise in copper and molybdenum production was attributable to higher production from the Company's Buenavista and Toquepala operations.
This phase is substantiated by sites such as Las Cuevas (4500m), Tojo-Tojone rockshelters (3800m) and the Caru (2500m) and Toquepala caves (2800m), which correspond to hunter- gatherer camps that shared the same projectile point morphology.
Southern Copper operates the Cuajone mine and Ilo smelter in Moquegua and the Toquepala mine in Tacna.
1990, Geomorphologic environment and age of supergene enrichment of the Cuajone, Quellaveco, and Toquepala porphyry copper deposits, southeastern Peru: Economic Geology, v.
Even news of a strike in Peru at the SPCC Cuajone and Toquepala mines seemed to have remarkably little effect on sentiment.
Enersur has a 20-year contract to supply energy to copper producer Southern Peru; transmission lines run from the thermal plant to the nearby copper mines of Cuajone and Toquepala.
A patriotic and respected office, he took control of the small, southern Peru mining settlement of Toquepala on Oct.
In Peru, a large proportion of the capex is being spent on the continued expansion at Toquepala.
The company operates the Toquepala and Cuajone mine complexes and the smelting and refining plants, which produce copper with production of by-products of molybdenum, silver, and other material.
Southern Copper s nearly finished US $900 million expansion of Toquepala mine and the approval of its halted US $1 billion Tia Maria project, are the two main cards Peru has to reclaim its place as the world s second largest copper producer.