Minera Tres Valles

Minera Tres Valles SpA (“MTV”) is a private copper producer that owns 100% of the operating Minera Tres Valles copper mining complex located nine kilometers from Salamanca in Region IV of Chile. The mining complex consists of two main deposits: Papomono (underground) and Don Gabriel (open pit).

The complex has significant infrastructure in place, with a processing plant with normal capacity of 5,400 tonnes per day (tpd) of ore, comprising a copper leaching operation that has a four-stage crushing plant, agglomerator, heap leach pads and pools, and SX-EW plant with capacity to produce 18,500 tonnes of copper cathode per year. The mine was originally discovered, constructed and operated by Vale S.A., commencing commercial production in 2010.

MTV’s key attributes include:

  • Over US$240 million invested by Vale
  • Crushing capacity up to 7,000 tpd with the incorporation of a quaternary crusher
  • Chloride leaching (salt leach) infrastructure added in 2020
  • Experienced management team responsible for re-tooling operations, designing and implementing a strategic growth plan
  • Significant exploration potential both around the existing orebodies and within the broader property area
  • Strong community support through charitable foundation and formalization of small-scale miners

Tres Valles Geology & Exploration Potential
MTV 43-101 Technical Report

Public/Private SRH Ownership
Private 70%

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