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Obscure buyer emerges for Doe Run Peru assets

Employees of bankrupt Doe Run Peru have placed their faith in an obscure trading company to buy its assets - the La Oroya metallurgical complex and the Cobriza copper mine – and build a new city for their families.

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Doe Run Peru plant assets

Peru-based family firm Samsel Group is not a well-known name, but the company was planning to pay US$139 million for the assets under a deal with the 1,300-strong workforce, CEO Luis San Martin told