EMED-Tartessus (EMED), the Spanish subsidiary of EMED Mining, is the 100% owner of the Rio Tinto copper mine and related facilities, located in Huelva Province, Andalucia, Spain. The mine has not operated since closure by the previous owners in 2001 and EMED has been working to bring the operation back into production since 2007. Behre Dolbear International (BDI), has provided technical advice to EMED, and has prepared NI43-101 technical assessments for the Toronto Stock Exchange, most recently in 2013