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Candente Copper


Candente Copper

Candente Copper Corp.
Type Public
Traded as TSX: DNT
Industry Mining
Founded (1953)
Headquarters Vancouver, Canada
Key people Wyatt Bartimoccia(Chairman)
Joanne Freeze (CEO)
Products Precious metals
Revenue Increase US$ 1.0 Billion (2008)

Candente Copper Corp. is a Canadian mining company specialising in metals such as gold, silver, copper and zinc.[1] It is active in Mexico and Peru.[2][3][4] The company is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia.[1] Candente has a large operation at Cañariaco Norte, a large copper deposit in northern Peru estimated to contain 4.8 billion lbs of copper.[5][6] Candente estimates that the mine will yield 75,000 tonnes per day with a minimum life of nineteen years.[7] In September 2008, Candente announced plans to mine up to 1.43 million ounces of gold and 36.5 million ounces of silver from Cañariaco Norte.[8]

In May 2007, Michael Bourgeois, CEO of Candente, was awarded a "Mining Entrepreneurs 2001-2006 Gold Medal and Honour Diploma" Joanne Freeze became CEO in 2010.[2]

In 2012, Candente Copper was allowed to resume its exploration and feasibility drilling at its Canariaco project in Peru.[9]


  1. ^ a b "Candente Likely to Seek Partner for Peru Copper Mine". Vancouver: 2008-09-19. Retrieved 2009-11-17. 
  2. ^ a b "Candente's President & CEO, Michael Bourgeois, Awarded Mining Entrepreneur 2001-2006 Gold Medal in Peru". Vancouver: Men in Mining. May 10, 2007. Retrieved 2009-11-17. 
  3. ^ "Candente Resource Corp.". Candente Resource Corp. Retrieved 2009-11-17. 
  4. ^ "Candente Gold Secures Upside Potential on El Toro Property". Vancouver: Yahoo!. October 1, 2009. Retrieved 2009-11-17. 
  5. ^ "Candente Resource Corp.: Copper Resource Boosted at Canariaco Norte, Peru.". Vancouver: Business Wire. 2006. Retrieved 2009-11-17. 
  6. ^ "CANDENTE UPDATES CAÑARIACO NORTE MINERAL RESOURCE ESTIMATE". Vancouver: Candete (News release). May 29, 2008. Retrieved 2009-11-17. 
  7. ^ "Candente Resource Corp.: Preliminary Economic Assessment on Cañariaco Norte Copper Project, Peru". Vancouver: Yahoo! (Business news). December 12, 2008. Retrieved 2009-11-17. 
  8. ^ "GOLD AND SILVER ADDED TO CAÑARIACO NORTE MINERAL RESOURCE ESTIMATE". Candante (Press release). September 18, 2008. Retrieved 2009-11-17. 
  9. ^ Canadian Candente copper to restart drilling in Peru, International:, 2012, retrieved 11 October 2012 
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