Codelco boss says productivity key to future Chile copper investment

Codelco boss says productivity key to future Chile copper investment

COVID-19 has forced companies to innovate

Development

13 APRIL 2021
Codelco's Radomiro Tomic gets expansion permit

Codelco's Radomiro Tomic gets expansion permit

Operational life extends to 2030

Sandvik delivers AutoMine system to El Teniente

Sandvik delivers AutoMine system to El Teniente

Sandvik and Codelco started their automation cooperation at the mine in 2004.

Logistics

16 FEBRUARY 2021
Codelco to spend US$1.38B on Rajo Inca

Codelco to spend US$1.38B on Rajo Inca

Rajo Inca expansion will increase the mine's production by 50%

Development

07 JANUARY 2021
Chilean mines launch 5G, remote monitoring trials

Chilean mines launch 5G, remote monitoring trials

Technology trials aim to improve processes in Chilean mining and make them safer.

Plant

18 DECEMBER 2020

Codelco to slash carbon emissions 70% through 2030

Company will need to find an exit to current contracts with coal-based power generators.

Sustainability

16 DECEMBER 2020
Personnel tracking and emergency management at El Teniente

Personnel tracking and emergency management at El Teniente

Mining TAG is a technology company that provides mining solutions for underground operations.

Operational Excellence

30 OCTOBER 2020
Codelco trialling electric mining truck

Codelco trialling electric mining truck

The electrical model begins its industrial test at an altitude of more than 2,000 meters.

Fleet

16 OCTOBER 2020
Codelco flags automation drive

Codelco flags automation drive

State-controlled miner's automation drive has strained union relations in Chile.

Innovation

01 SEPTEMBER 2020
Codelco restarting operations

Codelco restarting operations

Chiliean producer will bring mines back online after pandemic fears.

GHH gets Codelco order for maintenance vehicles

GHH gets Codelco order for maintenance vehicles

German OEM outfits Chuquicamata with four maintenance machines.

Fleet

29 JULY 2020
Epiroc wins Codelco contract

Epiroc wins Codelco contract

Solutions include the Rig Control System, which makes equipment ready for automation.

Logistics

28 MAY 2020