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2000

Grupo Mexico Sells American Limestone
Company to CSR America for $211M.
Grupo Mexico Forms Americas Mining
Corporation (AMC) to include ASARCO, SPCC
and Minero Mexico, to be headquartered in
Phoenix, Arizona.

2001

ASARCO suspends operations at East Helena,
an original M. Guggenheim facility.
ASARCO suspends operations at the
Tennessee Mines Division.
ASARCO reduces mine production at Mission
by 61 percent.

2002

ASARCO reduces mine production at Mission
to 15% of total capacity.

2003

ASARCO sells its interest in SPCC to AMC

2005

ASARCO files Chapter 11 Proceedings for
five non-operating, dormant subsidiaries.
Asarco files Chapter 11 Proceedings on
August 10th..

2006

ASARCO closes the Globe (Denver) High-Purity
Metals plant; the last of the original
M. Guggenheim facilities.

2008

Sterlite Industries Agrees to Purchase
ASARCO for $2.6 Billion; later withdraws bid

2009

ASARCO Emerges from Bankruptcy and
Re-integrates into Grupo Mexico