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Southern to expand Cuajone plant

Peruvian copper producer Southern Peru is advancing plans to undertake a US$600 million expansion of the processing plant at its Cuajone mine in Moquegua from 85,000 tonnes per day to 120,000tpd.

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Cuajone in Moquegua, Peru

The plant operation was suspended last week as a precaution after flooding caused by heavy rains impacted site infrastructure including the tailings site and railway.