Minera Tres Valles SpA (“MTV”) is a private copper producer that owns 100% of the operating Minera Tres Valles copper mining complex located nine kilometers from Salamanca in Region IV of Chile. The mining complex consists of two main deposits: Papomono (underground) and Don Gabriel (open pit).
The complex has significant infrastructure in place, with a processing plant with normal capacity of 5,400 tonnes per day (tpd) of ore, comprising a copper leaching operation that has a four-stage crushing plant, agglomerator, heap leach pads and pools, and SX-EW plant with capacity to produce 18,500 tonnes of copper cathode per year. The mine was originally discovered, constructed and operated by Vale S.A., commencing commercial production in 2010.
MTV’s key attributes include:
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