Southern Copper (SCCO)

Decent, safe work
B (76)
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Cause SCCO
Peer rank
Decent, safe work

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Screens
Advertising
Alcohol
Animal treatment
Anti-abortion support
Cannabis
Carbon emissions intensity
Coal
Contraceptives
Deforestation - financing
Deforestation - supply chain
Discrimination controversies
Factory farming
Fast food
Firearms
For-profit health care
Fossil fuel
Fur
Gambling
Genetic engineering
Health-related controversies
Human trafficking
Interest-based products
Interest-bearing debt
Interest-bearing securities
Iran
Military contracting
Misleading communication
Music
Myanmar
Norges Bank exclusion list
Northern Ireland (Macbride)
North Korea
Nuclear
Oil and gas
Opioid controversies
Oppressive governments
Pharma controveries
Pork
Pornography
Predatory lending
Prison involvement
Privacy breaches
Pro-life
Russia
Single-use plastic
Stem cell research
Sudan
Sugar
Syria
Tobacco
Undermining US elections
Weapons
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SCCO Price
$58.79
Last available end-of-day price. Full disclosure
Revenue
$10.05 billion
Market cap
$37.42 billion
Public/private
Public
Hypothetical historical growth of $10,000
Historical performance
Company
Founded
1952
Employees
14,700
Sector
Basic Materials
Industry
Metals & Mining
Peer group
Silver, Copper and Aluminum
Headquarters
Arizona, United States
Share classes
SCCO
Mission
To extract mineral resources, to transform and commercialize them
Description
Southern Copper Corporation engages in mining, exploring, smelting, and refining copper and other minerals in Peru, Mexico, Argentina, Ecuador, and Chile. The company is involved in the mining, milling, and flotation of copper ore to produce copper and molybdenum concentrates; smelting of copper concentrates to produce blister and anode copper; refining of anode copper to produce copper cathodes; production of molybdenum concentrate and sulfuric acid; production of refined silver, gold, and other materials; and mining and processing of zinc and lead. It operates the Toquepala and Cuajone open-pit mines, and a smelter and refinery in Peru; and La Caridad, an open-pit copper mine, as well as a copper ore concentrator, a SX-EW plant, a smelter, refinery, and a rod plant in Mexico. The company also operates Buenavista, an open-pit copper mine, as well as two copper concentrators and two operating SX-EW plants in Mexico. In addition, it operates five underground mines that produce zinc, lead, copper, silver, and gold; a coal mine that produces coal and coke; and a zinc refinery. The company has interests in 82,134 hectares of exploration concessions in Peru; 493,533 hectares of exploration concessions in Mexico; 246,346 hectares of exploration concessions in Argentina; 29,888 hectares of exploration concessions in Chile; and 7,299 hectares of exploration concessions in Ecuador. Southern Copper Corporation was incorporated in 1952 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona. Southern Copper Corporation operates as a subsidiary of Americas Mining Corporation.
Material causes
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