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Cerro Verde restarts operations at Peru's top copper mine
Apr 14,2020 08:46CST
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SMM4, March 13: although operations have been restricted because of the Peruvian government's extension of the state of emergency until April 26. The CerroVerde copper mine in Peru is already in operation, Freeport-McMoRan said on Monday.

Prior to this, affected by the epidemic, the CerroVerde copper mine temporarily entered a state of overhaul until April 12.

CerroVerde is 53.6% owned by Freeport-McMoRan, 21% owned by Sumitomo Metal and 19.6% owned by Buenaventura, which produced a total of 454950 tons of copper last year.

On Sunday, Freeport announced the suspension of operations at the Chino copper mine in New Mexico, which produced 175 million pounds of copper in 2019, making it the third largest copper mine in North America.

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