Inmet Mining Corporation
TSX : IMN

Inmet Mining Corporation

January 13, 2011 07:01 ET

Inmet Mining Announces 2011 Objectives for Key Operations

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 13, 2011) - Inmet Mining Corporation (TSX:IMN) announced its 2011 key performance objectives today. Preliminary 2010 operations' results are expected to be announced in February 2011.

The table below provides a summary of the production and cash cost guidance for 2011.The tables below exclude any guidance for Ok Tedi, as we expect the previously announced NSR repurchase transaction to close within the first quarter of 2011.

  Copper production (tonnes) Zinc production (tonnes) Cash cost per pound of Copper (US$)  
Çayeli 30,900 48,600 $ 0.75  
Las Cruces 50,200 - $ 1.17  
Pyhäsalmi 13,300 31,900 $ (0.08 )

Forward looking information

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About Inmet

Inmet is a Canadian-based global mining company that produces copper, zinc and gold. We have interests in four mining operations in locations around the world: Çayeli, Las Cruces, Pyhäsalmi and Ok Tedi. We also have a 100 percent interest in Cobre Panama, a development property in Panama.

This press release is also available at www.inmetmining.com.

Contact Information

  • Inmet Mining Corporation
    Jochen Tilk
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    (416) 860-3972
    or
    Inmet Mining Corporation
    Flora Wood
    Director, Investor Relations
    (416) 361-4808
    www.inmetmining.com