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Southern Copper Says Peru Operations Normal Following Quake
Last update: 6/7/2012 12:54:14 PM
LIMA--Southern Copper Corp. (SCCO, SCCO.VL), one of the world's biggest copper producers, said that its operations in Peru haven't been affected following a magnitude 6 earthquake that struck near the coast of southern Peru on Thursday.
A spokesman from Southern Copper Corp., which operates the Toquepala and Cuajone copper mines in southern Peru, said that operations were normal.
The earthquake struck at a depth of 99.7 kilometers and was 119 kilometers west-northwest of the city of Arequipa, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Peru is the world's second-biggest producer of copper and silver, and a major producer of gold, tin and zinc.
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June 07, 2012 12:54 ET (16:54 GMT)