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  • 19 Dec 2011- 12:13 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO World Pumps.com Torishima Pump Mfg Co. Ltd. received an order for high-pressure pumps and booster pumps from Acciona Agua for a new reverse osmosis desalination plant near the Atacama Desert in Copiapo, Chile. It is Torishima’s first order from
  • 13 Dec 2011- 10:31 by Local Press Report VANCOUVER, BC China Gold International Resources Corp. Ltd. (Press Release) The local government has built a new water dam on the Muleng River to support future expansion of the CSH gold mine. China Gold International Resources Corp. Ltd. has completed
  • 10 Nov 2011- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHILE, SANTIAGO The Collahuasi mining company will invest $500 million USD in a new desalination system to extract water from the Pacific Ocean.  The initiative will satisfy the water demands for its copper mining expansion plan.  The desalination
  • 6 Oct 2011- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHILE, SANTIAGO The Luksic Group, which has interests in the mining, financial, industrial and the beverages sectors, will invest $120 million USD through water company Aguas Antofagasta to build a desalination plant in the Coloso sector near the city of
  • 22 Sep 2011- 10:45 by Local Press Report VANCOUVER, BC Exeter Resource Corporation (Press Release) The Chilean government has granted Exeter Resource Corporation a 10,726 hectare water exploration concession. The concession offers a second potential water source for the Caspiche gold-copper project
  • 9 Jun 2011- 11:48 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Dow Jones The Chilean government will retain a 5 percent stake in the four water utilities it is selling, according to the Production Government Corporation (CORFO), a governmental agency. The government is selling its 35 percent stake in Aguas
  • 19 May 2011- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHILE, SANTIAGO Australian mining company BHP Bilton develop 35 different projects in Chile in the next few years, which involve extraction, processing and supply of drinking water, according to President of the Metal Division Base of BHP Bilton Peter
  • 19 May 2011- 10:19 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Filtration + Separation Acciona Agua won the $63.5 million USD contract to design, build and operate the seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant for Grupo CAP’s mining operations in the Copiapó Valley. The plant will have an initial capacity of
  • 5 Apr 2011- 11:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Japan, FUKUSHIMA Japanese government officials on March 28 announced restrictions on drinking water in at least four areas within Fukushima prefecture, where a massive 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami on March 11 heavily damaged a nuclear power
  • 31 Mar 2011- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Argentina, BUENOS AIRES Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, El Salvador, Honduras and Colombia were the sites of demonstrations to mark the International Day Against Dams and for Rivers, Water and Life on March 14. Radio Chile reported that ecologists
  • 24 Mar 2011- 09:29 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Platts Goldcorp has secured approval from the Environment Evaluation Commission for Chile’s Atacama region to develop its El Morro copper-gold project. Production will start in 2015. The mining company has committed to build a desalination plant so
  • 15 Mar 2011- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan Millions of people who survived the massive 9.0 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan on March 11 have been left without access to potable water, food or heat in near freezing temperatures for four days. The estimated number
  • 3 Mar 2011- 09:27 by Local Press Report VANCOUVER, BC AndeanGold Ltd. (Press Release) Peru’s Local Water Authority has approved a water permit application by mining company AndeanGold Ltd. for the advanced-stage Urumalqui Au-Ag exploration project. Earlier in February, the Ministry of Energy and

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