CopperChem Limited is an Australian owned and operated company, established in 2008. Since 2011, CopperChem has been a subsidiary of Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited. CopperChem is an unlisted company.
Following the Washington H. Soul Pattinson 100% acquisition of Exco Resources Limited in late 2012, CopperChem manages Exco Resources major projects and operations under a management agreement.
CopperChem’s operations are located in the north western area of the state of Queensland, with its head office based in the state’s capital, Brisbane. CopperChem has 1,800km² of tenements in the region containing sulphide and oxide ores.
CopperChem currently employs approximately 100 people, the majority of which work at the Cloncurry mine and live in the township. CopperChem is currently developing the Exco Resources owned deposit at Mt Collin (60km from Cloncurry), which is expected to be in operation in 2014.
CopperChem is committed to local and indigenous employment, and community development.