KGHM Polska Miedź
|Traded as||WSE: KGH
|Industry||Metals, Mining, Metallurgy|
(President and CEO)
|Products||Copper, Copper sulphate, Gold, Silver, Nickel, Nickel sulphate, Molybdenum, Rhenium, Lead, Sulphuric acid, Selenium, Platinum|
|Revenue||€4.378 billion (2016)|
|€-802 million (2016)|
|€-1 billion (2016)|
|Total assets||€7.559 billion (2016)|
|Total equity||€3.596 billion (2016)|
Number of employees
|Subsidiaries||KGHM International Ltd (100%)
Sierra Gorda SCM (55%)
|Website||KGHM Corporate Website|
KGHM Polska Miedź S.A., commonly known as KGHM, is a Polish multinational corporation that employs near 34,000 people around the world and has been a leader in copper and silver production for more than 50 years. In 1991, the company was established as a state enterprise and since 1997, their shares have been traded on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Currently, KGHM operates 9 open-pit and underground mines located in Poland, Canada, the USA and Chile and is actively advancing 4 projects. KGHM produces key global resources including copper, copper sulphate, gold, silver, nickel, nickel sulphate, molybdenum, rhenium, lead, sulphuric acid, selenium and platinum group metals. The company is based in Lower Silesian Voivodeship in Lubin, Poland. The business strategy for the years 2015–2020 focuses on continuing growth and maximizing shareholder value with a goal to produce over 1 million tonnes of copper equivalent metal.
Smelting and refining
KGHM owns three copper smelters: "Głogów", "Legnica", and "Cedynia". KGHM's smelters also produce lead, refined lead, sulphuric acid, nickel sulphate, and paltinum-palladium concentrate.
Projects under development
KGHM International Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of KGHM Polska Miedź.
The Robinson Mine is located in Nevada. It is an open pit mine that produces copper with byproduct gold and molybdenum. It was KGHM International's most profitable mine, pulling in a net revenue of $532.9 million in 2012.
The Carlota Mine is located in Arizona. Like the Robinson mine, it is an open pit mine and produces copper. It is scheduled to close in 2013, despite operating through multiple court challenges. Its net revenue for 2012 was $84.1 million.
The Franke Mine is located in northern Chile. It is also an open pit mine and produces copper. Its net revenue for 2012 was $152.5 million. KGHM International is blending Franke pit with a partnered China mine, with less mining being focused on Franke.
- "Consolidated Financial Statements for 2016" (PDF).
- "Our employees".
- "Companies of the KGHM Group".
- "KGHM (KGH) Stock card".
- "KGHM Statute".
- "Smelting and Refining".
- "Deep Głogów".
- "Victoria Mine".
- "Ajax Mine Project".
- "Sierra Gorda".
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