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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:12,735

Business Summary 

Southern Copper Corporation engages in 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, refined silver and gold, and other materials. 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 materials. 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 81,245 hectares of exploration concessions in Peru; 164,237 hectares of exploration concessions in Mexico; 174,831 hectares of exploration concessions in Argentina; 40,758 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 Feb 1, 2016 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 2; Compensation: 2.
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Key Executives 
Engineer Oscar Gonzalez Rocha , 77
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Exec. Director, Member of Exec. Committee, Member of Compensation Committee, Member of Corp. Governance & Disclosure Committee and Member of Admin. Committee
Mr. Raul Jacob Ruisanchez , 58
Chief Financial Officer, VP of Fin. and Member of Admin. Committee
Engineer Xavier Garcia de Quevedo Topete , 69
Chief Operating Officer, Director, Member of Exec. Committee, Member of Special Nominating Committee, Member of Compensation Committee and Member of Corp. Governance & Disclosure Committee
Mr. Hans Albert Flury Royle , 64
Sec., Legal Counsel and Member of Admin. Committee
Mr. Edgard Aguilar Corrales , 60
VP of Exploration
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 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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