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  • 28 Jan 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The nuclear disaster at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi power plant is “still unfolding,” former Prime Minister Naoto Kan warned this week. Speaking at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, on January 26th, Kan, who was the
  • 12 Jan 2015- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chilean legislators are considering a measure that would make it mandatory for some mining companies to build desalination plants to supply their operations. A bill to this effect was introduced in the lower chamber of deputies last year
  • Via Marina, a consortium led by French engineering group Vinci, unveiled plans this week to build an undersea pipeline to carry freshwater from southern Chile to the country’s arid north.
  • 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
  • 11 Jan 2011- 15:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines  Philippine business conglomerate San Miguel Corp. (SMC) will likely invest in a $450 million USD project to supply water to Metro Manila and neighhoring towns and cities.  The move is expected to provide San Miguel with an indirect
  • 2 Dec 2009- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHILE, SANTIAGO Chile will need 45 percent more water, or 540 million cubic meters, to increase mining operations according to plans by 2020, according to a November 17 Chilean Copper Commission (Cochilco) report. The increased water is needed to
  • 15 Sep 2008- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines T he Philippine government has granted emergency loans to 10 water districts in Visayas, which was hit hard by typhoon "Frank" on June 20. According to government statistics, approximately 3.6 million people across 49