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Copper, ores and concentrates (expired 2017-12-10; being updated)

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This PCR has expired and is therefore being updated. Please contact the PCR moderator to become involved in the updating phase. Dates are preliminary.

This document provides Product Category Rules (PCR) for the assessment of the
environmental performance of UN CPC 14210 "Copper, ores and concentrates" and the declaration of this performance by an EPD.

This PCR is intended to cover the extraction of copper ores and production of copper concentrates of approximately 30% copper content, through the process of flotation.

The following related PCRs do also apply for copper:

  • Copper wires
  • Copper cathodes

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Detailed information

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Name: Copper, ores and concentrates (expired 2017-12-10; being updated)
CPC Code(s):14210 Copper, ores and concentrates
Approval date: 2012-12-10
Registration No: 2012:17
Valid until: 2017-12-10
GPI version: General Programme Instructions 2 (2013-)
Based on: Basic Module: Metal ores
Related PCR(s): Copper cathode Grade A (expired 2017-12-10; being updated)
Wire of copper (expired 2017-12-01; being updated)
Valid location(s): Global
Prepared by: Research Center for Mining and Metallurgy (CIMM)
PCR moderator(s): Claudia Peña 

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