Mining Division

Americas Mining Corporation

Leading copper company worldwide, with low-cost operations and fully integrated throughout the value chain, representing 80% of the group’s sales. Activities: Exploration, exploitation, and obtaining minerals, metals, and other byproducts, which are traded on various markets and industrial sectors worldwide.

Relevant Data

1st place

in production

in Mexico and Peru

3rd

Largest

producer in the US

4th

copper

producer in the world

Largest copper

reserves

worldwide

Lowest

extraction costs

in the industry

2016 Results

  • USD$6.21 billion in sales
  • 37% profit margin
  • 1,054,414 tons of copper produced (record)
  • USD$1.21 billion in investments

Subsidiaries and Affiliates

  • Southern Copper Corporation
    • Minera Mexico
    • Southern Peru
  • ASARCO (USA)
  • Minera Los Frailes (Spain)

Operations

  • 15 underground and open pit mines
  • 52 smelters, refineries, and other plants
  • 13 explorations
  • Mexico, Peru, the US, Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, and Spain.

Main Products

  • Copper
  • Silver
  • Molybdenum
  • Zinc
  • Sulfuric acid
  • Gold
  • Selenium

Southern Copper Corporation

  • Trading on the New York and Lima stock exchanges (Ticker: SCCO)

Buenavista del Cobre
(Sonora, Mexico)

  • The expansion of its operations will position it as the 3rd largest copper mine in the world