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Southern Copper Corp. (SCCO)

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Southern Copper Corp.
1440 East Missouri Avenue
Suite 160
Phoenix, AZ 85014
United States - Map
Phone: 602-264-1375
Fax: 602-264-1397

Index Membership:N/A
Sector:Basic Materials
Full Time Employees:12,665

Business Summary 

Southern Copper Corporation is engaged in the mining, exploring, smelting, and refining copper and other minerals in Peru, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, and Ecuador. The company is involved in the mining, milling, and flotation of copper ore to produce copper and molybdenum concentrates; smelting of copper concentrates to produce anode copper; and refining of anode copper to produce copper cathodes, as well as molybdenum concentrate and refined silver. It operates the Toquepala, Cuajone, La Caridad, and Buenavista mine complexes, as well as the smelting and refining plants, which produce copper with production of by-products of molybdenum, silver, and other material. The company also operates five underground mines that produce zinc, copper, silver, and gold; a coal mine that produces coal and coke; and a zinc refinery. It has interests in 93,972 hectares of exploration concessions in Peru; 160,454 hectares of exploration concessions in Mexico; 100,383 hectares of exploration concessions in Argentina; 35,958 hectares exploration concessions in Chile; and 2,544 hectares of exploration concessions in Ecuador. The company was founded in 1952 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona. Southern Copper Corporation is a subsidiary of Americas Mining Corporation.

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Corporate Governance 
Southern Copper Corp.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Nov 1, 2014 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 2; Compensation: 5.
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Key Executives 
Engineer Oscar Gonzalez Rocha , 75
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Exec. Director, Member of Corp. Governance & Disclosure Committee and Member of Compensation Committee
Mr. Raul Jacob Ruisanchez , 56
Chief Financial Officer and VP of Fin.
Engineer Xavier Garcia de Quevedo Topete , 67
Chief Operating Officer, Director, Member of Special Nominating Committee, Member of Compensation Committee, Member of Corp. Governance & Disclosure Committee, Chief Exec. Officer of Southern Copper Minera Mexico and Pres of Southern Copper Minera Mexico
Mr. Hans Albert Flury Royle , 62
Legal Counsel and Sec.
Mr. Edgard Aguilar Corrales , 58
VP of Exploration
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
Currency in USD.
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