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
Enviro, Michelin roll out Chile tyre recycling plan

Enviro, Michelin roll out Chile tyre recycling plan

Companies are planning a jointly owned plant in Chile.

Supply chain management

09 FEBRUARY 2021
Gold Fields kicks off Salares Norte construction

Gold Fields kicks off Salares Norte construction

First gold expected in early 2023

Nano One to demo lithium technology in Chile

Nano One to demo lithium technology in Chile

One Pot avoids the need for lithium hydroxide and the cost and effort of further processing.

Chemicals / Reagents

21 JANUARY 2021
Aggreko plans hybrid plant for Gold Fields' Salares Norte

Aggreko plans hybrid plant for Gold Fields' Salares Norte

Project expected to save Gold Fields US$7.4 milion in energy costs over the next decade.

Power / Remote power

20 JANUARY 2021
Mining electricity demand in Chile to surge

Mining electricity demand in Chile to surge

Increasing concentrate production and seawater use

Sustainability

20 JANUARY 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
Three Freeport sites earn Copper Mark

Three Freeport sites earn Copper Mark

Peru, Chile, Spain assets entered framework for responsible production.

Sustainability

14 DECEMBER 2020
Altiplano Metals readies plant for Farellon

Altiplano Metals readies plant for Farellon

The new facility will put the company in a position to save on trucking costs and toll mill fees.

Plant

11 DECEMBER 2020
US company and Santiago uni in water-saving lithium cooperation

US company and Santiago uni in water-saving lithium cooperation

Partners claim new technology will enable extraction from low-concentration lithium salars.

Sustainability

20 NOVEMBER 2020