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Candente Resources Corp.
Type Public (TSX: DNT
Founded (1953)
Headquarters Canada Vancouver, Canada
Key people Klaus Zeitler (Chairman)
Joanne Freeze (CEO)[1]
Industry Mining
Products Precious metals
Revenue US$ 1.0 Billion (2008)
Website official website

Candente Resource Corporation (TSX:DNT BVL:DNT) is a Canadian mining company specialising in metals such as gold, silver, copper and zinc[2]. It is active in Mexico and Peru[1][3][4]. The company is headquartered in Vancouver, British Colombia[2]. Candente has a large operation at Cañariaco Norte, a large copper deposit in northern Peru estimated to contain 4.8 billion lbs of copper[5][6]. Candente estimates that the mine will yield 75,000 tonnes per day with a minimum life of nineteen years[7]. In September 2008, Candente announced plans to mine up to 1.43 million ounces of gold and 36.5 ounces of silver from Cañariaco Norte[8].

In May 2007, Joanne Freeze, CEO of Candente, was awarded a "Mining Entrepreneurs 2001-2006 Gold Medal and Honour Diploma"[1].


  1. ^ a b c "Candente's President & CEO, Joanne Freeze, Awarded Mining Entrepeneur 2001-2006 Gold Medal in Peru" (in English). Vancouver: Women in Mining. May 10, 2007. Retrieved 2009-11-17.  
  2. ^ a b "Candente Likely to Seek Partner for Peru Copper Mine" (in English). Vancouver: 2008-09-19. Retrieved 2009-11-17.  
  3. ^ "Candente Resource Corp." (in English). Candente Resource Corp.. Retrieved 2009-11-17.  
  4. ^ "Candente Gold Secures Upside Potential on El Toro Property" (in English). Vancouver: Yahoo!. October 1, 2009. Retrieved 2009-11-17.  
  5. ^ "Candente Resource Corp.: Copper Resource Boosted at Canariaco Norte, Peru." (in English). Vancouver: Business Wire. 2006.,+...-a0143993026. Retrieved 2009-11-17.  
  6. ^ "CANDENTE UPDATES CAÑARIACO NORTE MINERAL RESOURCE ESTIMATE" (in English). Vancouver: Candete (News release). May 29, 2008. Retrieved 2009-11-17.  
  7. ^ "Candente Resource Corp.: Preliminary Economic Assessment on Cañariaco Norte Copper Project, Peru" (in English). Vancouver: Yahoo! (Business news). December 12, 2008. Retrieved 2009-11-17.  
  8. ^ "GOLD AND SILVER ADDED TO CAÑARIACO NORTE MINERAL RESOURCE ESTIMATE" (in English). Candante (Press release). September 18, 2008. Retrieved 2009-11-17.  


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