KGHM extracts and processes natural resources. The company possesses a geographically diversified portfolio of mining projects. It owns production plants on three continents – in Europe, South and North America.
Polish copper deposits – one of the biggest in the world – are exploited by three underground mines: “Lubin”, “Polkowice-Sieroszowice” and “Rudna”. The extracted material is enriched in the Concentrator Plant, while the production of copper, silver, gold, lead and other metals takes place in smelters: “Głogów”, “Legnica” and “Cedynia”.
On the other side of the ocean, KGHM owns six mines: Robinson, Carlota(USA), McCreedy West, Morrison(Canada) and Franke and Sierra Gorda(Chile). Apart from copper, these mines also produce molybdenum, nickel, gold, palladium and platinum.
KGHM ranks among the world’s best producers of silver and copper. With its control over 22,7 million tonnes of coper ore resources worldwide. The company employs a total of 34 thousand people. It is also the only company in Europe producing rhenium and ammonium perrhenate from its own resources.