Cerro Corona Gold Mining Operation.
Cerro Corona Gold Mine
The Cerro Corona Mine is situated in the highest part of the Western Cordillera of the Andes in northern Peru, 1.5 km west-northwest of the village of Hualgayoc in the Department of Cajamarca. The mine is located approximately 600 km north-northeast of Lima and approximately 80 km by road north of the city of Cajamarca. Access is by road from Cajamarca. Infrastructure: The project involves the production of gold and copper by conventional open pit mining methods, and the copper-gold flotation concentrate is trucked to the Port of Salaverry for shipment to smelters in Japan, Korea and Europe.
Gold Fields is one of the world’s largest unhedged producers of gold with attributable production of 3.6 million ounces* per annum from nine operating mines in South Africa, Ghana, Australia and Peru.
Gold Fields also has an extensive growth pipeline with both greenfields and near mine exploration projects at various stages of development. Gold Fields has total attributable Mineral Reserves of 81 million ounces and Mineral Resources of 271 million ounces.
*Based on the annualised run rate for the fourth quarter of F2009.
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