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E M I SPRING 2013 M I N E R A L P A R K M I N E / M E R C A T O R M I N E R A L S LT D . Mercator’s Big Break Mercator Minerals enjoyed a record year in 2012 with its Mineral Park Mine, and the company believes it will continue to experience success. • Vancouver “We realize a safe operation is a productive operation.” // MERCATOR MINERALS Mercator Minerals specializes in copper, molybdenum and silver mining.. phyry copper deposits. The firm also has its El Creston property in Senora, which has molybdenum and copper deposits. Mercator also backs its operations with a strong management team, which “leads nearly 400 employees in [its] continual goals of safe production, lowering costs, increasing productivity and growing the company in creating long-term value,” it says. THE FLAGSHIP According to Mercator, its "flagship cornerstone operation" is Mineral Park Mine, an open-pit copper mine located in Kingman, Ariz. The mine, which has an estimated 22-year life, produces copper, molybdenum and silver in concentrates, and cathode copper through solvent extraction/electrotwinning (SX/EW) leach extraction. When it became part of Mercator’s operations, the mine gained a significant Based in Vancouver, Mercator Minerals history of copper production. Initially, Although its home is in Canada, The Duval Corp. started production at Mercator Minerals Ltd. has not kept its specializes in copper, molybdenum and silver mining. In Arizona, it produces the mine in 1963 as a 12,000-ton-per day options limited to the Great White these metals at its Mineral Park Mine mill and concentrate operation. North. Instead, the firm has targeted project, while its El Pilar property in Throughout the years, the mine sites far south beyond its borders, in Sonora, Mexico, rests in a belt of porchanged hands in ownership numerous the United States and Mexico. times before Mercator acquired it in PROFILE 2003. “The Mineral Park operation proMineral Park Mine/Mercator Minerals Ltd.. vides investors with exposure to a cash | Headquarters: Vancouver | Specialty: Copper, molybdenum and silver mining flow positive operation and near-term 82

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Energy & Mining International - Spring 2013
Washington, D.C.
Independent Exploration
Drilling Down
Pipeline Infrastructure
Marine Oil Terminals
Eagle Ford Shale
Monterey Shale
Marcellus Shale
Bakken Shale
Monitoring Fracking
Compliance Abroad
Public/Private Sales
Qv21 Technologies
PVR Partners LP
Lake Truck Lines
Aurcana/Rio Grande Mining Co. – Shafter Mine
Ruder Ware
Legacy Steel Buildings
Mineral Park Mine/Mercator Minerals Ltd.
Hearn Trucking LLC
John Fithian Contracting Co.
Chemex LLC
Global Diving & Salvage Inc.
Gold Spur Trucking
TAM International Inc.
Industrial Minerals Focus
The Mouat Company
Hi-Crush Partners
Mill Creek Sand and Gravel/Peaskie Minerals
Del Sol Industrial Services Inc.
Market & Johnson
Fortress Proppants
Canada Focus
Strategic Oil & Gas
Copper Fox Metals
Standard Machine
Gold Reach Resources
Treasury Metals Inc.
Canadian Zinc
Havlik Gear
The Final Shot

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