First Quantum Reports Land Slippage at Cobre Las Cruces

- January 23rd, 2019

First Quantum Minerals reports that during the early morning hours of January 23rd, a land slippage occurred on the slope of the northern zone of the open pit mine in the Cobre Las Cruces mining hydrometallurgical complex.

First Quantum Minerals reports that during the early morning hours of January 23rd, a land slippage occurred on the slope of the northern zone of the open pit mine in the Cobre Las Cruces mining hydrometallurgical complex, located in the municipality of Gerena (Seville province) Spain, without causing harm to any persons nor any impact on any third party facilities or land.

As quoted in the press release:

The company has immediately activated the established safety and environmental emergency procedures, evacuating the area and isolating the incident. Furthermore, the relevant administrations have been informed without delay, and the company is in constant communication with them.

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