Minera Alumbrera Ltda Copper and Gold Mine - Mining Technology
The Bajo de la Alumbrera (Alumbrera) copper-gold mine in Argentina is owned and operated by Minera Alumbrera (MAA). It commenced commercial operation in February 1998. The mine is located in Catamarca province, 1,100km north west of Buenos Aires at an altitude of 2,500m. The Argentine state- and...Read More
Alumbrera Copper Mine - IndustryAbout.com
Jan 31, 2017 ... Commodities: Copper, Gold, Molybdenum Area: Catamarca Type: Open-pit Mine Annual Production: 40,000 tonnes of Copper (2013), 73,700 ounces of Gold (2015), 1,900 tonnes of Molybdenum Owner: Minera Alumbrera SA Shareholders: Glencore Xtrata (50%), Goldcorp (37.5%), Yamana Gold (12.5%)Read More
Geology of the Bajo de la Alumbrera Porphyry Copper-Gold Deposit ...
Abstract. The Bajo de la Alumbrera porphyry Cu-Au deposit, Argentina, is in the eastern Andes, near the north edge of a region of reverse fault-bound basement uplifts that overlie a low-angle segment of the subduction zone. Alumbrera, now above the transition from steep to flat subduction, formed at ~7 Ma in the Farallón...Read More
Alumbrera - Mining Atlas
Alumbrera is a Copper-Gold-Silver Mine in Argentina owned by Glencore Xstrata, Goldcorp, Yamana. General: Located in northwest Argentina, Yamana maintains a 12.5 percent equity interest in the Alumbrera mine (Glencore Xstrata 50 percent, Goldcorp 37.5 perc... For more data on production, status, ownership, capex...Read More
Argentina court orders suspension of Glencore's Alumbrera mine
Jul 11, 2017 ... A federal court in Argentina has ordered the suspension of activities at Glencore Plc's Alumbrera gold and copper mine as part of a pollution complaint, according to court documents seen by Reuters on Tuesday.Read More
Minera Alumbrera Ltd. (Minera Alumbrera) - BNamericas
Argentine mining company Minera Alumbrera Ltd. owns the Bajo de la Alumbrera copper-gold-molybdenum open-pit mine since 1997, located in Catamarca province. Yacimientos Mineros de Agua de Dionisio (YMAD) is responsible for the operation of th.Read More
Yamana Gold Inc. - Xstrata Copper, Goldcorp and Yamana Finalize ...
Sep 1, 2011 ... 1, 2011 /CNW/ - Xstrata Copper, Goldcorp Inc. ("Goldcorp") and Yamana Gold Inc. ("Yamana") announced today that they have reached a definitive agreement providing Minera Alumbrera Limited Sucursal Argentina ("Minera Alumbrera") the exclusive option to acquire Yamana's 100% interest in the Agua...Read More
Yamana Gold Inc. - Yamana Gold Announces Signing of Definitive ...
Mar 12, 2015 ... The Cerro Atajo prospect lies 10 km east of Alumbrera and 25 km west of Agua Rica, a region in which both Yamana and the Government have interests. The property is prospective for both high grade gold-copper-silver veins and large tonnage copper-gold porphyry mineralization. Cerro Atajo is centred...Read More
Minera Alumbrera: Assessing the impact of mining activities on local ...
Sep 29, 2014 ... Minera Alumbrera (MAA) is a joint venture between Glencore, Goldcorp and Yamana, engaged in the exploration and mining of metals in northwest Argentina. One of MAA's primary sites lies in the Bajo de laAlumbrera copper, gold and molybdenum deposit, located in the Catamarca province some 2600...Read More
Contamination control paying off for Xstrata's Alumbrera mine
And by reducing those little things — in this case microscopic particles in oils and fuel — Minera Alumbrera Ltd. estimates savings of millions of dollars over the life of its remote copper-gold mine in Argentina. Specifically, the impact of a thorough contamination control program combined with operator training has extended...Read More
Bajo de la Alumbrera, Porphyry copper deposit
Development status, Producer. Major commodities, Cu, Au, Ag. Minor commodities, Pt, Pd. Tonnage (Mt), 806Mt. Cu grade (%), 0.53%. Au grade (g/t), 0.64g/t. Ag grade (g/t), 2.5g/t. Contained copper, 4,300,000t. Gold-Moly ratio, -9999...Read More
OF 2,600 METRES ABOVE SEA. LEVEL. MINERA ALUMBRERA HAS. BEEN OPERATING THE BAJO DE. LA ALUMBRERA MINING PROJECT. SINCE 1997. MINERA ALUMBRERA. Ores mined copper, gold and molybdenum. Location. - Open pit: Province of Catamarca, Argentina. - Filter plant: Cruz del Norte, Province of...Read More
Gold concentrations of magmatic brines and the metal budget of ...
Here we report quantitative data on the concentration of gold in porphyry-mineralizing fluids. For this pilot study, we examined the highest-temperature, most saline brine inclusions from Grasberg (the world's richest porphyry copper–gold deposit located in Irian Jaya, Indonesia), and from Bajo de la Alumbrera (another giant...Read More
New Prosperity Gold-Copper Mine Project – Reference Number ...
Musselwhite: gold: 6.03 gpt”. Taseko's Response: At 0.54% copper equivalent New Prosperity is 20% higher than the median grade provided in this statement. Alumbrera and Escondida are both located in South America. Escondida is one of the largest and most profitable mines in the world. Ore value at New. Prosperity is...Read More
Catamarca Province - Wikipedia
Mining was important in the past. After becoming less active in the early 1990s, grew to now account for over 20% of the economy. Catamarca is home to one of the largest copper gold mines in the world, Bajo de la Alumbrera, which produces approximately 600,000 ounces of gold and 190,000 tonnes of copper annually.Read More
Farallon Negro (volcano) - Wikipedia
Coordinates: 27°15′S 66°33′W / 27.250°S 66.550°W / -27.250; -66.550 Farallon Negro is a volcano in the Catamarca province of Argentina. Active between about 9-8 million years ago, it was formerly a stratovolcano or a multi vent volcano. Eventually, erosion removed most of the volcano and exposed the underlying...Read More
Minera Alumbrera - UN Global Compact
About Minera Alumbrera. Since 1997, Minera Alumbrera has been operating Bajo de la Alumbrera copper and gold deposit located in Northwestern Catamarca. Initial capital expenditure totalled USD1.2 billion. So far, the total project investment amounted to USD1.6 billion. About Minera Alumbrera. Sustainability Report...Read More
3,000-year-old copper mask is oldest crafted object in South ...
Jun 11, 2017 ... She adds that because the human remains date back 3,000 years, the mask is the “oldest intentionally shaped copper object discovered in the Andes.” The scientists believe the copper was sourced from ores found in Catamarca Province, home to one of the largest copper-gold mines, Alumbrera. The mine...Read More
Alumbrera - Lorbrand Australia
Dec 17, 2015 ... Located near Belen, Argentina, the Alumbrera copper-gold mine is one of the world's largest and lowest-cost gold and copper operations. Commissioned in February 1998, Lorbrand were awarded supply of conveyor idlers to the project for their overland and in plant conveyors. Of significance within the...Read More
Copper, fundamental to the development of Argentina. Latinominería.
Jun 17, 2013 ... These include La Alumbrera (copper and gold, 1996), Cerro Vanguardia (gold and silver, 1997), and Fenix (lithium and potassium, 1997) and have allowed the development of a number of metallic mining projects in Jujuy, Catamarca, San Juan and Santa Cruz. Argentina is beginning to feature among of...Read More
Argentina | Bezant Resources
Some of the larger mines in the country include Barrick Gold Corporation's Veladero gold-silver mine, AngloGold Ashanti's Cerro Vanguardia and the country's largest mine - the Bajo de la Alumbrera copper-gold operation, controlled by Xstrata Copper. Some of the major ongoing projects include Barrick's giant Pascua...Read More
Lukas Lundin's Induction Interview - Casey Research
Lukas: He took over the company two years later. I was doing some oil exploration down in South America at the time and I got exposed to this copper-gold project – Alumbrera. XL: You were doing petroleum work and happened to hear about a copper-gold project? Lukas: Exactly. I didn't know what porphyry copper was.Read More
Mining Tensions in Peru and Argentina | Americas Quarterly
Jan 25, 2013 ... Silvia Gramajo, an environmental reporter in the Catamarca mining region, tried to investigate complaints that Minera Alumbrera's exploitation of water, copper and gold reserves was damaging local ecosystems, diminishing water basins and reducing river flows, as environmental reports suggested.Read More
Rio Grande, Argentina - Regulus Resources Inc.
The Rio Grande project shares many geologic similarities with the large Bajo de Alumbrera porphyry Cu-Au deposit (Xstrata Copper) which is located ... of copper (9.6 million tonnes of copper) contained in 2.17 billion tonnes grading 0.44% copper, 0.08g/t gold and 0.013% molybdenum (0.57% copper equivalent) and an...Read More
Mine closure and remediation - Ausenco
Alumbrera Copper-Gold Mine. Our staff of professionals carried out a revegetation and restoration plan working in conjunction with the most renowned National Research Center in the country, CRICyT-CONICET. As a result of this. VIEW PAGE...Read More
An Argentinian Gold Project Whose Time Has Come - Goldrock ...
Mar 2, 2016 ... Lindero was a grassroots prospecting discovery that came on the heels of other geological successes in northwestern Argentina, including the Lundins's high-grade Bajo de la Alumbrera copper deposit (which later sold for $500 million). The Leask brothers, who are now developing Nevada gold projects...Read More
Communities oppose Canadian gold mine in Argentina | Above ...
Dec 19, 2016 ... The inhabitants of Andalgalá first suffered the impacts of mining megaprojects in the 1990s when operations began at the La Alumbrera mine. ... In 2009, the Argentine government gave the green light to a copper, molybdenum and gold megaproject owned by the Canadian mining company Yamana Gold.Read More
Proffett, "High Cu grades in porphyry Cu deposits and their ...
Characteristics of Selected Porphyry Copper Deposits and Depth Estimates for their Magmatic Sources. All deposits listed have large ... Volcanic rocks of similar age to Alumbrera porphyries ..... Proffett, J.M., 2003, Geology of the Bajo de la Alumbrera Porphyry Copper-Gold Deposit, Argentina: Economic. Geology, v. 98, p.Read More
Geophysical signatures of copper-gold porphyry and ... - UTas ePrints
Grasberg, and Alumbrera porphyry copper-gold deposits; the Martabe and Yanacocha high sulphidation epithermal gold deposits; and the Pajingo and Waihi low sulphidation epithermal gold deposits. The physical properties of the mineralisation and alteration are discussed with an emphasis on those properties that can...Read More
Volatile Phase Separation in Silicic Magmas at Bajo de la Alumbrera ...
Dec 19, 2017 ... Abstract. At the Bajo de la Alumbrera porphyry Cu-Au deposit, NW Argentina, several key textural elements preserve evidence for volatile separation. Interconnected miarolitic cavities, while being studied extensively in granites, have now been recognized in intrusions related to porphyry Cu minerali...Read More
Volatile phase separation in silicic magmas at Bajo de la Alumbrera ...
Acta, 56, 21-33. Guilbert, J. M. (1995) Geology, alteration, mineralization and genesis of the Bajo de la. Alumbrera porphyry copper-gold deposit, Catamarca province, Argentina. Arizona Geological. Society Digest, 20, 646-656. Gustafson, L. B. and Hunt, J. P. (1975) The porphyry copper deposit at El Salvador, Chile. Econ.Read More
BRASS Engineering - Brass Chile
Minera Collahuasi. 1998. Lead Startup Engr. 315 km Copper Concentrate Pipeline with 3 pump stations in series. Minera Alumbrera. 1997. Shift Startup Engr. ... 315 km Minera Alumbrera copper concentrate pipeline- Nueva cañería entre estaciones PS2 y PS3 - 11 km ... 7 km Gold and Silver Rehabilitated 8" Pipeline.Read More
Mining In Argentina Overview - Energy and Natural Resources ...
May 31, 2017 ... Yamana Gold has hinted it could reactivate Agua Rica. The elimination of the mining export tax also inspired some to consider extensions at operations that had been programmed for closure, including Alumbrera, Pirquitas and Manantial Espejo. While Argentina hosts multiple high-potential, large-scale...Read More
Our Experience - Endeavour Financial | Category:
Gold. Advised on the sale of the Tepal Gold-Copper project. $2m. Augusta Resource Corporation. Financial Advisory. Copper. Structure and arrangement of project, ..... Copper. Advised on the Acquisition of 12.5% interest in the Alumbrera Mine in Argentina. $90m. Northern Orion Resources Inc. Financial Advisory. Gold.Read More
Charlie - Latin America Down Under - Charlie Sartain
He became General Manager of the Ravenswood Gold operations and then the Ernest Henry Mine in north Queensland during the 1990's before being appointed General Manager of Minera Alumbrera in mid-2000 to lead the transformation of this gold-copper mining business in Argentina. In July 2003 Mr Sartain was...Read More
Resources & Energy - Home
Bajo de la Alumbrera Co-arranger, involved in deal structuring and negotiations for the US$542 mln construction and term financing for the development of the Alumbrera copper/gold project in Argentina. PNG Gas Project Advisor to Chevron, Mobil, Mitsubishi, Orogen Minerals, Oil Search and MRDC on the development of...Read More
Board of Directors - Lundin Gold
His uninhibited pursuit of highly prospective properties around the world has resulted in numerous large-scale developments and resource discoveries, including Bajo de l'Alumbrera, one of the world's largest copper/gold projects and the multi-million ounce Veladero gold discovery. Mr. Lundin has also led several...Read More
Sustainability reporting on large-scale mining conflicts
There are few large-scale metal mining projects operating in Argentina; among these the Bajo de la Alumbrera and Veladero are the most productive. The Bajo de la Alumbrera copper, gold and molybdenum mine is a flagship case in Argentina. It was the first open pit mine; beginning operations in late 1997 and with a mine...Read More
EXPLORERS DEVELOPERS BUILDERS MInIng OIL & gaS ...
Sep 16, 2016 ... the largest copper and gold deposits in the world. Veladero. Bajo de la alumbrera. Tasiast, Chirano. Los Helados, Josemaria. Filo del Sol. Making Vision a Reality. Raised billions of dollars via financial markets funding multiple projects. Builders of new mines. Eagle nickel Mine. Tenke Fungurume Copper...Read More
Volatile Phase Separation in Silicic Magmas at Bajo de la Alumbrera ...
At the Bajo de la Alumbrera porphyry Cu-Au deposit, NW Argentina, several key textural elements preserve evidence for volatile separation. Interconnected miarolitic cavities, while being studied extensively in granites, have now been recognized in intrusions related to porphyry Cu mineralization. Pods of saccharoidal...Read More