Lepanto Consolidated Mining Company was established in 1936. 2011 marks the company's 75th year in the business.
Lepanto is a Filipino primary gold producer. The Lepanto mines are located in Mankayan, Benguet where the Company has about a thousand employees.
From 1948 to 1996, Lepanto's Enargite operations produced 1.58 billion pounds of copper, 2.9 million ounces of gold and 12.0 million ounces of silver, recovered from 34.4 million MT of ore averaging 2.2% Cu and 3.5 g/t Au. Lepanto suspended its Enargite operations in 1996 and in 1997 commenced its Victoria gold operations. Lepanto presently operates the Victoria and Teresa deposits, from which it has produced over 1. 2 million ounces of gold.