Lundin Mining

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Lundin Mining Corp.
Traded as TSXLUN
Industry Industrial Metals & Minerals
Founded 1994[1]
Headquarters Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Key people
Paul Conibear
Number of employees
1,500 (2008)[2]

Lundin Mining is a multinational minerals company with operations in Sweden, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Russia. Lundin Mining is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange as part of the S&P/TSX 60 index. The company also trades on the Swedish Nordic Exchange with an overall market capitalization of around 1.7 billion CAD as at July 14, 2009. The company is currently developing the Tenke Fungurume Copper and Cobalt deposit in the Democratic Republic of Congo in which it owns at 24.75 percent stake (as Tenke Mining Corp.).

Lundin Mining was founded in 1994.[1]

Recent developments[edit]

On July 4, 2007, Lundin acquired Tenke Mining.

In November 2008, HudBay Minerals attempted to take over Lundin Mining.[3]

In January 2011, Lundin and Inmet Mining proposed a merger to form Symterra.[4] The deal fell through on March 29, 2011.[5]

On June 12, 2013, Lundin Mining announced the acquisition of Rio Tinto's Eagle nickel and copper mine for $325 million. [6]

On 2014, Lundin Mining bought the copper mine "Candelaria", this mine has a production of 168 tonnes of concentration of copper per year and is located in Chile in the third region, this purchase was a total of $1,8 Billion.


The chairman of Lundin Mining is Lukas Lundin, the son of Adolf H Lundin, the company founder. The current CEO is Paul Conibear.[7] Adolf Lundin is also founder of Lundin Petroleum (2001).