Toromocho mine is located at an altitude of 4,480 to 5,000 meters above sea level in Morococha, Yauli province in Peru. Under the original EPC design, the facility is capable of treating 117,200 tons of ore per day and producing in excess of 210,000 tons of copper annually, plus byproducts of silver and molybdenum.
Minera Chinalco Perú S.A., a subsidiary of Chinalco Mining Corporation International (CMC) is boosting the mine's productivity with a new production line. Through the expansion of the mine and the resulting increase of the mining volume Toromocho sets to become the most productive mine in Peru.
Situated in the ore-rich Morococha mining district of the western Andes, Toromocho contains an estimated 7.3 million tons of copper and 4.7 million tons of molybdenum, silver and other metals.
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