United States

Bagdad Complex

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Overview

Mine TypeOpen Pit
StatusActive
Commodities
  • Copper
  • Molybdenum
  • Gold
  • Silver
Mining Method
  • Truck & Shovel / Loader
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SnapshotThe Bagdad mine is a copper-molybdenum mining complex.

The Bagdad operation consists of a concentrator that produces copper and molybdenum concentrate, a SX/EW plant that produce copper cathode and a pressure-leach plant that produce molybdenum concentrate.

In 2023 Bagdad’s fleet was converted of haul trucks to become fully autonomous over the next three years.
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Owners

SourceSource
CompanyInterestOwnership
Freeport-McMoRan Inc. 100 % Indirect
Freeport-McMoRan Bagdad Inc. (operator) 100 % Direct
Freeport-McMoRan owns 100% of the Bagdad mine through its wholly-owned subsidiary Freeport Minerals Corp.

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Deposit type

  • Porphyry

Summary:

The Bagdad mine is a porphyry copper deposit containing both sulfide and oxide mineralization. Chalcopyrite and molybdenite are the dominant primary sulfides and are the primary economic minerals in the mine. Chalcocite is the most common secondary copper sulfide mineral, and the predominant oxide copper minerals are chrysocolla, malachite and azurite.

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Mining Methods

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Comminution

Crushers and Mills

Milling equipment has not been reported.

Processing

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Production

CommodityUnits202320222021202020192018201720162015
Copper M lbs  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe218199173177210
Molybdenum M lbs  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe1310989

Operational metrics

Metrics202320222021202020192018201720162015
Daily mining capacity  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe250,000 t250,000 t250,000 t250,000 t250,000 t
Daily milling capacity  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe81,600 t75,000 t75,000 t75,000 t75,000 t
Annual production capacity  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe  ....  Subscribe5 M lbs of copper cathode32 M lbs of copper cathode32 M lbs of copper cathode32 M lbs of copper cathode32 M lbs of copper cathode

Production Costs

Commodity production costs have not been reported.

Financials

Units201920182017
Capital expenditures M USD 150   39   12  
Operating Income M USD 204   185   143  

Heavy Mobile Equipment

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EV - Electric

Personnel

Mine Management

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