First Quantum Minerals


First Quantum Minerals

Infobox_Company
company_name = First Quantum Minerals
company_
company_type = Public (tsx|FM)
company_slogan =
foundation = 1996
location = Vancouver, BC, Canada
key_people = Philip K.R. Pascall
num_employees = 1,800 (2008)cite web |url=http://zenobank.com/index.php?symbol=CA;FM&page=quotesearch |title=Company Profile for First Quantum Minerals Ltd (CA;FM) |accessdate=2008-10-08]
revenue =
industry = Mining
products =
homepage = [http://www.first-quantum.com www.first-quantum.com]

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (tsx|FM) is a Vancouver, British Columbia based mining and metals company whose principal activities include mineral exploration, development and mining.

First Quantum's common shares are listed for trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange in Canada (symbol "FM"), the London Stock Exchange's Alternative Investment Market (symbol "FQM") in the United Kingdom.

Recent acquisitions

* In 2006 First Quantum acquired London-based Adastra Minerals for $245m in cash and stock.

References

External links

* [http://www.first-quantum.com/ First Quantum Minerals - official site]
* [http://www.stockhouse.ca/comp_info.asp?symbol=FM&table=list StockHouse.ca Company Snapshot]
* [http://www.stockhouse.ca/bullboards/forum.asp?symbol=FM&table=list StockHouse BullBoards Forum]
* [http://www.sedar.com/DisplayProfile.do?lang=EN&issuerType=03&issuerNo=00006237 SEDAR profile]


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