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Buenaventura (mining company)

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Traded as  BVL: BVN NYSE: BVN
Key people  Roque Benavides (CEO)
Revenue  US$ 1.4 Billion (2010)
Founded  1953
Type of business  Sociedad AnĂ³nima Abierta
Industry  Mining
Products  Precious metals
Headquarters  Lima
Number of employees  2,408
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Net income  US$ 667.6 Million (2010)
Stock price  BVN (NYSE) US$ 12.09 +0.26 (+2.20%)3 Mar, 4:02 PM GMT-5 - Disclaimer
Subsidiaries  Minera La Zanja S.R.L., Minas Poracota S.A.

Buenaventura is a Peruvian mining company.

It is the largest owner of mining rights in Peru among precious metals companies. The company is engaged in the mining, processing, development and exploration of gold, silver, coal, lead, molybdenum and zinc via wholly owned mines, as well as through its participation in joint exploration projects.

Buenaventura operates seven mines in Peru and has controlling interests in another mining company (El Brocal) as well as minority interests in several other mining companies, including a significant ownership interest in Yanacocha (43.65%), via a partnership with Newmont Mining, and Cerro Verde (18.50%).

The company has been listed on the Lima Stock Exchange since 1971 and on New York Stock Exchange since 1996.


Buenaventura (mining company) Wikipedia

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