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History of Esmeralda
Cuarzos Industriales, S.A., subsidiary to Ferroglobe PLC, started the mining operation in Esmeralda Mine in 1998, after carrying out a proper mining research that laid the groundwork for a draft of the reopening of the mining operation, which had been abandoned by their former owners.
Description of the mining operation
Facilities of the Treatment plant
Esmeralda Mine is situated in the Municipality of Trazo, La Coruña Province, at a distance of 17 km from Santiago de Compostela, where the nearest airport is located.
The treatment plant can be accessed by taking the road CP-5902 in “Pontepedra”