Located in the district of Tinyahuarco, Province of Cerro de Pasco, Department of Pasco at 289 km from Lima , at an altitude of 4,250 m.a.s.l. .
Overland - Carretera Central, 4.5 hours along the Carretera Central Lima- Cerro de Pasco road.
By air – to the town of Vicco, in the District of Tinyahuarco.
MAIN PRODUCTS (in order or importance):
Open pit, 1.2 million MT of ore per year.
The 3,500 DST per day Concentration Plant produces 2 types of concentrates: Zn concentrate and Pb-Ag concentrate.
Crushing (Primary using jaw crushers, secondary using standard crushers)
Two-stage conventional milling (primary and secondary)
One stage concentrate re-milling
Differential flotation (Ag-Pb and Zn circuits) and
Filtering (2 Netzsch filters).
Sociedad Minera el Brocal has transferred its Educational and Health infrastructure to the Public sector; it continues however, to carry out and finance activities to support them.
This is supplied by the Jupayragra Hydroelectric Power Plant and the Río Blanco Hydroelectric Power Plant, which in the aggregate have a generation capacity of 1.5MWH, in 50 cycles.
- Rural Peasant Community of Santa Rosa de Colquijirca.
- Rural Peasant Community of Smelter.
- Rural Peasant Community of Huaraucacca.
- Rural Peasant Community of Vicco.
- Rural Peasant Community of Villa de Pasco.
CERTIFICATIONS AND DATES
ENVIRONMENTAL ADJUSTMENT & MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (PROGRAMA DE ADECUACION AL MEDIO AMBIENTE PAMA) - completed in 2001.
ISO 14001 - April, 2004
OSHA 18001- April, 2004.