Minera Alamos commissions Santana plant

Minera Alamos commissions Santana plant

Crushing and screening area is being prepared and is nearly complete

Plant

21 JULY 2021
Study favours brine-based lithium for sustainability

Study favours brine-based lithium for sustainability

Research team compared brine-based lithium with spodumene ore

Plant

14 JULY 2021
Epiroc acquires Mining Tag

Epiroc acquires Mining Tag

Epiroc can now leverage include Mining Tag's productivity and fleet management tool, MT OneMine

Fleet

08 JULY 2021
Booyco wins Chile PDS contract

Booyco wins Chile PDS contract

Booyco Electronics CXS uses direct GPS signals from three constellations of satellites

BHP to pay compensation for Escondida water use

BHP to pay compensation for Escondida water use

Community accused the company of causing environmental damage

Sustainability

04 JUNE 2021
FLSmidth receives significant order for Mantoverde

FLSmidth receives significant order for Mantoverde

Delivery of the equipment is planned in the first half of 2022.

Plant

01 JUNE 2021
Codelco announces digitalisation deal with Microsoft

Codelco announces digitalisation deal with Microsoft

Partners will explore new advanced analytics applications

Innovation

25 MAY 2021
Argonne partners with SQM to research lithium life cycle

Argonne partners with SQM to research lithium life cycle

Partnership aims to provide better understanding of the environmental impacts of battery production

Plant

20 MAY 2021
Antofagasta targets 30% emissions cut by 2025

Antofagasta targets 30% emissions cut by 2025

Over 19% of the mining division's energy came from renewable sources by the end of 2020,

Sustainability

13 MAY 2021
Minera Salar Blanco enters strategic alliance with Mitsui

Minera Salar Blanco enters strategic alliance with Mitsui

Project will have a nameplate capacity of 15,000t/y of high purity lithium carbonate

Plant

11 MAY 2021
Putzmeister Mixkret 6 completes trials at Chuquicamata

Putzmeister Mixkret 6 completes trials at Chuquicamata

Retention tests were carried out on the long downhill slopes at the mine

Plant

10 MAY 2021
Teck's QB2 project over 50% complete

Teck's QB2 project over 50% complete

Teck considers QB2 to be a long-life, low-cost operation with expansion potential

Development

28 APRIL 2021