Ero Copper Corp (TSX:ERO) focuses on the development, acquisition and production of copper mines in Canada and Brazil.
In addition, it also operates some gold and silver mines.
Ero Copper Corp is presently focused on extending mine life of its operations, increasing mineral reserves and expansion of its facilities.
The company holds interests in various mining properties such as:
• MCSA Mining Complex: Located in Brazil's northeastern Bahia State, the underground mining facility is spread in approximately 153,741 hectares.
• Boa Esperanҫa Project: It is another Brazilian property covering an area of 4,034 hectares in the Para State.
• NX Gold Mining Facility: The complex is situated in Mato Grosso, Brazil, and covers an area of approximately 31,096 hectares.
MCSA Mining Complex is an underground, open-pit mine that produces high grade and clean copper concentrates. The complex hosts a flotation mill and a fully integrated processing facility with supporting infrastructure.
The mining operations consists of integrated extraction from Surubim open pit mine, Vermelhos underground mine and Pilar underground mine.
The company is also focused on three near mine and regional exploration activities in the Surubim District, the northern Vermelhos District and Pilar District, located to the south of the Curaçá Valley.
The mining districts reportedly provide high-quality and excellent near mine and regional exploration opportunities for the company.
The high-grade concentrates are sold and shipped to Paranapanema smelters and international markets, the firm claims.
The Boa Esperanҫa Project is fully owned by MCSA. It consists of iron and copper-silver deposits in Brazil. The company says that the project with an initial mine life of over nine years can develop 163,000 tonnes of recovered copper.
The NX Gold Mining Complex comprises mining mills and fully integrated processing facilities. The processing includes three-stage crushing, milling, leaching and flotation methods.
Ero Copper reportedly focuses on environmental sustainability and ensures safety and growth of host communities.