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Long-life assets provide exposure to multiple commodity price cycles and is positioned in the first quartile of the cash cost curve. Relevant scale and meaningful growth. is one of the top investible pure play copper producers, offering investors .

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Excellence in resource and operations Salobo overview

Salobo –2016 Global Copper Industry C1 Cash Cost Curve USD per ton of copper Source: Wood Mackenzie, Vale 1.280 Actual (1Q16) le 1,280 Cumulative production 1st quartile 2nd quartile 3rd quartile 4th quartile 9.000 8.000 7.000 6.000 5.000 4.000 3.000 2.000 1.000 0 25% 50% 75%

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Increased stake in 'end of life' copper mine an inspired ...

As it stands, Quebrada Blanca is located in the fourth quartile of the CRU copper industry cost curve. Quebrada Blanca has a Project for a brownfield expansion – Quebrada Blanca 2 (QB2). In this expansion the operation would begin concentrate production – a much more water intensive process than the .

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FIRST QUARTILE CASH COSTS

concentrate production targets of 8,000 tpa of copper and 28,000 tpa of zinc; The zinc C1 cost was US$0.24/lb (paid metal) against the average LME price during the quarter of US$0.67 ensuring Jaguar remained in the lowest quartile of the zinc cost curve;

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CRU: Increased Stake in 'End of Life' Copper Mine an ...

As it stands, Quebrada Blanca is located in the fourth quartile of the CRU copper industry cost curve. Quebrada Blanca has a Project for a brownfield expansion – Quebrada Blanca 2 (QB2).

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Keeping costs in check is a challenge for Australian ...

Jun 08, 2020· Australian copper mine conversion costs are in the upper cost quartile, at $4,616/t in 2018 on an annualised basis. This compares to a global average of $3,761/t. There are several causes of this, but average power costs (which will average 114.64/MWh this year) and average labour rates (which will be close to $91,000 /man-year during 2018) are ...

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NEW $100 MILLION CREDIT FACILITY

Nov 15, 2019· Bozshakol is a first quartile asset on the global cost curve with an annual ore processing capacity of 30 million tonnes and a remaining mine life of 38 years at an average copper grade of 0.37%. The mine and processing facilities commenced output in 2016 and will produce an average of 100 kt of copper cathode equivalent and 120 koz of gold in ...

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These 10 mines will set the copper price for the next ...

Other commodities mined include rock salt, molybdenum, nickel, rhenium, lead, and platinum. C1 copper cash cost in 2014 was US$1.82/lb placing KGHM between the third and fourth quartiles on the global cost curve. The average weighted global C1 cost of metal production for 2014 was US$ 1.55/lb based on Wood Mackenzie data.

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Overview and Strategy - teck

Top 15 copper producer globally ‒300 ktpa copper equivalent production in first 5 years Total costs (AISC) well in low half of cost curve ‒Exceptionally low strip ratio Initial mine life 25 years with ~25% of reserves & resources ‒Optionality for expansion or much longer life Attractive capital intensity

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Democratic Republic of Congo - Impact of the Proposed ...

Apr 10, 2018· 2017 C3 country cost curve, showing DRC position against other global copper producers; Forecast 2019 C3 country cost curve, prior to Mining Code changes, showing DRC position on the global copper cost in the first quartile of producers by country; Forecast 2019 C3 country cost curve, with Mining Code changes implemented.

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These 10 mines will set the copper price for the next ...

Other commodities mined include rock salt, molybdenum, nickel, rhenium, lead, and platinum. C1 copper cash cost in 2014 was US$1.82/lb placing KGHM between the third and fourth quartiles on the global cost curve. The average weighted global C1 cost of metal production for 2014 was US$ 1.55/lb based on Wood Mackenzie data.

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CHILEAN COPPER MINING COSTS - Cochilco

WORLD COPPER NET CASH COST C3 CURVES 2000 VS 2017(F) • Costs moved from the second to the fourth quartile. • In 2000, the production of Chile represented 34.7% of the world copper mine production. In 2017 it represented 26.3% (august). Source: Cochilco and Woodmackenzie Q32017

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Katanga Mining's production back on line at KCC in the DRC

Dec 12, 2017· Copper and cobalt production at KCC has been suspended since September 2015 pending the construction of the WOL project. A progressive ramp-up and commissioning of the remainder of the first train is expected to follow over the ensuing three months, with the objective of achieving full capacity on the first train by the end of Q1, 2018.

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WoodMac: Copper supply - responding to a global pandemic ...

Mar 25, 2020· In 2008/09, prices fell below the 90 th centile for a period of six months, reaching well into the third quartile for short periods. Meanwhile, in 2015/16 prices were lower for longer (18 months), but did not cut quite as deep, reaching closer to the 80 th centile. Historic copper price and copper mine cost centiles, C1 plus sustaining capex ...

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CRU: Keeping costs in check is a challenge for Australian ...

Australian copper mine conversion costs are in the upper cost quartile, at $4,616/t in 2018 on an annualised basis. This compares to a global average of $3,761/t. There are several causes of this, but average power costs (which will average 114.64/MWh this year) and average labour rates (which will be close to $91,000/man-year during 2018) are ...

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Global Metals & Mining Conference

the potential for payment of base or supplemental dividends in the future, potential production profile on a copper equivalent basis, projected consensus EV/EBITDA NTM, consensus free cash flow yield, production guidance, sales guidance, cost guidance, capital expenditures guidance, estimated profit and estimated EBITDA and the sensitivity of ...

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Aspects of copper supplies for the 1990s - ScienceDirect

The gradient of the cost curve between the lower and upper quartile was the same in 1985 as in 1981 when expressed in real SDR terms and it was well above the average level of the 1970-75 period. The main changes have occurred right at the top end of the curve, between the upper quartile and the ninth decile. ... and that the copper 160 150 ...

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Margins in Mining

C1 Copper Cost Curve From Brook Hunt – A Wood Mackenzie Co . M&M HK 2013 Page 11 of 22 Brook Hunt – C2 ... June 2011 Tier 1 is defined as being in first half of global cost ranked by C1 cost, and upper quartile of the world's mines ranked by output.

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Sell-side analyst visit Copper - Glencore

first quartile cost positions for industrial assets on track for end 2015 . $7.9bn . ... copper capex since 2009 (1) Q1 . Q2 . Illustrative C1 metals cash cost curve . Note: (1) Excludes Las Bambas. Cu . 2012 . Unit mine costs leveraged lower through expansion of lower-cost volumes by 2015: ... closed 2011 • Underground mining commenced 2009 ...

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Here's What Analysts Get Wrong About Copper, Says Ex-Vale ...

Oct 23, 2015· Moreover, the copper price has not cut into the cash cost curve to the same extend as nickel, as only the top quartile of copper production is mostly affected. Copper prices can fall further into ...

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Copper: Supply and Demand Dynamics - CME Group

From 2011 to 2014, the total cost of producing one pound of copper hovered around $2. By comparison, prices averaged above $4 per lb in 2011, and over $3 per lb from 2012 to 2014. Even in 2015, copper prices averaged close to $2.50 per lb, roughly 25% above the cost of production.

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aluminum - USITC

...and World's production cash costs are down to year 2000 levels with a flatter curve GLOBAL ALUMINUM PRODUCTION CASH COST CURVE BEFORE CASTING BY SMELTER* (in $/mton) 3,500 3,000 i 2,500 2,000 1,500 1,000 500 MMjilllliailPBI KSaSiOiSSsiBilKsa! 1ST QUARTILE 2ND QUARTILE 3RD QUARTILE 0 25 50 75

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DRIVING VALUE UNDERSTANDING THE POTENTIAL

Note: Positioning of assets within the industry margin / cost curve quartile is for illustrative purposes only Industry Margin/Cost Curve Quartile 4 10 68 18 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 % of 2012 Total EBIT Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Target asset position Smaller, higher cost assets 86%

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Cost curves | Financial Times

Good question. The answer is that commodity prices can remain below key support levels on the cost curve for a long time. Thermal coal, for example, has traded below the 90th percentile for the ...

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