Volcan Compañia Minera is a polymetalic mining company and one of the largest producers of zinc, lead and silver in the world. The Company is considered one of the lowest cost producers in the industry due to the quality of its ore deposits.
Volcan began operations in 1943 at the heights of the Ticlio Pass. All operations are located in the central mountains of the Peruvian Andes and include the operating units, Yauli, Chungar, Alpamarca and Cerro de Pasco. These four operating units include a total of 10 mines, seven concentrator plants and one oxides leaching plant.
The Company is growing organically through expansion of its plants and from exploration and development of its own portfolio of brownfield and greenfield projects. At the same time, the Company continuously searches for accretive opportunities in the region.