Caserones copper project to begin production in ‘14

Oct 14, 2013 | 10:05 AM | Shivani Singh

Tags  Pan Pacific Copper, Caserones project, JX Nippon Mining & Metals, Mitsui Mining & Smelting, Chile project, copper, molybdenum, solvent extraction-electrowinning SX-EW

LONDON — Pan Pacific Copper Co. Ltd., Japan’s largest copper smelter, will start copper and molybdenum concentrates production at its Caserones project in Chile in January 2014, the company said.

The Tokyo-based company, a joint venture of JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corp. (66 percent) and Mitsui Mining & Smelting Co. Ltd. (34 percent), said initial capital expenditures for the project have been increased to about $4.2 billion from $3 billion.....





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