Our global trading activities in refined metals, concentrates, coal and iron ore are brought together in our non-ferrous and bulk division.
Trading physical commodities integrates in-depth market knowledge with operational decisions on sourcing, grading and logistics.
Our portfolio of strategic industrial assets and investments supports core trading activities.
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We negotiate off-take agreements with mining companies and smelters. We invest in logistics that improve market access for our suppliers.
Trafigura subsidiary Iberian Minerals is a polymetallic concentrate producer. Its Peruvian copper mine, Condestable, produces 2.2 million tonnes of copper concentrate annually.
Our wholly-owned subsidiary Impala has over 40 warehouse sites in 30 countries. It manages over 1.5 million m³ storage capacity.
We're investing over USD 200m to redevelop the Burnside facility on the Mississippi river as a state-of-the-art bulk terminal for coal, bauxite and alumina. Once completed, the Burnside Terminal will be one of the top ten coal and bulk logistics facilities in the US.
Impala warehouses in Chile, Mexico and Peru blend concentrates and ores to match smelter specifications. We blend coal locally for steel and electricity producers.
We blend coal locally for steel and electricity producers. We add value with the right coal blends for particular customers and regions. In Europe, we supply high sulphur, high CV coal to utilities equipped with desulphurisation technology.
We manage risks and logistics to get our products where they're needed: on barges, in trucks, railcars and bulk carriers.
The Shipping and Chartering Department works closely with our traders. It charters Handysize, Panamax and Capesize dry bulk carriers on their behalf, trades freight derivatives and sells excess physical freight to third parties.