Sierrita will be cut to 75% capacity in preparation for shutdown

Freeport-McMoran will reduce production at its Sierrita concentrator to 75% of capacity starting from the week of Monday January 18.

The move sets in motion the company's previously announced plans to close mine and concentrator operations at Sierrita, a copper-molybdenum mine in Arizona. The reduction in the production rate is being implemented to allow the work necessary for the full...


Claire Hack

January 15, 2016

17:07 GMT