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  • 2 Oct 2018- 11:52 by OOSKAnews Info SANTIAGO, Chile A Chilean government commission approved September 28 an environmental impact study into the ENAPAC (Energías y Aguas del Pacífico) project which is slated to become one of the most advanced solar desalination projects in the world, with a
  • 9 Jun 2018- 12:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile's TRENDS Industrial and Almar Water Solutions of the UAE last week signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on development of a massive solar powered desalination project for the Atacama region in Chile. Upon
  • 21 Nov 2016- 13:15 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Canadian Mining Journal SNC-Lavalin of Montreal has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction contract by Corporacion Nacional del Cobre de Chile (Codelco), one of the largest copper producers in the world, for the replacement of its
  • 20 May 2016- 08:53 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Bloomberg In the high desert mountains of Chile, home to some of the world’s biggest copper deposits, mine owners have cut investment in one resource they can’t live without: water. Climate Corporate Risk Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology
  • 18 Apr 2016- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Some 4 million of the 6.2 million residents in the Chilean capital, Santiago, were left without drinking water over the weekend due to “extreme turbidity" in the Maipo and Mapocho Rivers, which have been affected by the ongoing
  • 26 Feb 2016- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VALPARAISO, Chile The Valparaiso Health Authority has started a legal summary against Chile’s National Copper Corporation (Codelco) after a pipeline rupture at Codelco's Andina mine caused 50 cubic meters of copper concentrate to spill into the
  • 8 Dec 2015- 08:27 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Mining Weekly Valhalla Energia announced on Friday that Chilean regulators approved the environmental impact study for its 300-megawatt Espejo de Tarapaca project, located 100 kilometers south of Iquique in northern Chile, which is home to some of
  • 17 Nov 2015- 12:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Water availability in central Chile could drop by 10 percent by 2030, according to a new report released last week by NGO Fundacion Chile. The report, developed during the first 10 months of this year, sought to determine the water
  • 11 Nov 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Copper mines in Chile will get half their water supply from desalination by 2026, a new report by Chilean state copper commission Cochilco predicts. According to the report, “Projected water consumption in 2026 mining” (available here in
  • 7 Jul 2015- 11:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile's state-owned copper mining company CODELCO said last week that the government is studying an agreement with miner Anglo American for a $60 million USD project to build two water pipelines at its Los Bronces mine in the Atacama
  • 28 Apr 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile’s mining sector is planning to invest some $12 billion USD for desalination projects including those at the Escondida, Sierra Gorda, Radomiro Tomic, Coloso II and other mines. There are 16 mining-related desalination projects worth
  • 24 Apr 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chilean mining company Antofagasta Plc is selling its water division, Aguas de Antofagasta SA (ADASA), to Colombian service provider Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM) for $960 million USD, the company announced on April 23rd. The sale
  • 12 Mar 2015- 09:17 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Mineweb Antofagasta Plc reached agreement with local protesters in Chile over water rights at one of the world’s largest copper mines. The company has agreed to study building a dam and desalination plant under a “public- private alliance”. 
  • 11 Mar 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Santiago utility Aguas Andinas last week announced reinforcement of its $34 million USD anti-drought plan and its $198 Million USD water security plan to ensure supply to the capital city and surrounding areas. The regions of Valparaiso,
  • 4 Mar 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Ongoing drought is affecting Chile's mining sector, with two major mining companies predicting lower production as a result of water restrictions. London-based Anglo American and Australian miner BHP Billiton said the current

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