Disasters

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  • 31 Aug 2018- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Info SANTIAGO, Chile Chilean water authorities announced August 23 that the government is preparing new restrictions on the extraction of water from the lithium-rich Salar de Atacama salt flats. Existing permits allow for extraction that is six times more than what
  • 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
  • 18 Oct 2016- 09:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile's environmental regulator, SMA, on October 13th announced plans to bring nine charges against Antofagasta Minerals’ Los Pelambres copper mine in the Coquimbo Region for failing to comply with its environmental permit. The
  • 29 Sep 2016- 07:14 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Mining Weekly Chile's environmental regulator said on Tuesday it has approved a $19.1-million mitigation plan presented by KGHM's Sierra Gorda copper mine, after it found nine infractions at the operation. Corporate Risk Policy Pollution
  • 26 Aug 2016- 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VANCOUVER, BC, Canada Canadian mining company Kinross Gold has suspended operations at its Maricunga mine in Chile’s Atacama region, after a Chilean court upheld the environmental regulator’s order to shut off the mine’s water wells. That ruling, issued
  • 1 Aug 2016- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Members of environmental organizations held protests in the capital, Santiago, over the weekend to voice opposition to Chile’s proposed glacier protection law, which they say will benefit mining companies at the expense of the environment
  • 20 May 2016- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Mining company Antofagasta announced this week that it had finally reached an agreement with local community members over a tailings dam at its Los Pelambres copper mine in central Chile. Addressing shareholders in London this week,
  • 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
  • 22 Apr 2016- 08:12 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Platt's Codelco Thursday began to restart production at its El Teniente mining and smelting complex in central Chile, five days after heavy rains damaged roads and infrastructure, the state company said. Access Climate Santiago Codelco Chile
  • 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
  • 31 Mar 2016- 08:20 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Desalination & Water Reuse Quarterly Mining firm White Mountain Titanium Corporation has secured a US$ 2 million debt funding agreement with private equity firm Nexo which included an exclusive development rights agreement relating to a
  • 21 Mar 2016- 09:32 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Reuters The Chilean government has shut down the water system attached to the Maricunga mine operated by Canadian company Kinross Gold, citing environmental damages. Climate Corporate Risk Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology Pollution
  • 10 Feb 2016- 10:09 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Reuters Anglo American Plc said on Tuesday that a milling plant at its Los Bronces copper mine in Chile remained closed after a leak was detected on Sunday in a pipe carrying ground ore mixed with water. The company said in a statement that the mine
  • 5 Feb 2016- 09:33 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Latin Correspondent Illegal mining and the El Niño extreme weather system have completely dried out one river in Colombia’s Cauca department. Access Climate Corporate Risk Disasters Ecosystems Food Security Scarcity Social Issues Santiago Chile

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