Press release, November 9th, 2011

ME Elecmetal was awarded with the Anglo American Innovation Supplier Award 2011 in a ceremony held in London, England.

ME Elecmetal was chosen from amongst the suppliers who supply the different mining sites world-wide, and obtained an award as the Best Worldwide Supplier in the Innovation category.

Anglo American gives this recognition for outstanding achievements based on groundbreaking innovation that has delivered measurable value for the company and its stakeholders.

This achievement recognizes the positive results obtained by Anglo American when implement new designs and alloys proposed by ME Elecmetal for the different teams that are working on the deposits of Los Bronces and El Soldado and in the Chagres smelter.