Aker Kvaerner awarded contract for Toromocho Copper Project in Peru

Peru Copper Syndicate has awarded Aker Kvaerner Metals, Inc. a USD 11.5 million contract for the provision of technical services for basic engineering and additional testwork for the Toromocho Project. The duration of this work is anticipated to be 8 to 10 months. The Toromocho Project is a large copper-molybdenum open-pit mine, located east of Lima, Peru. The plant capacity is 117,000 t/d.