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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
  • 4 Nov 2014- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COPIAPÓ, Chile The water crisis affecting Chile’s Atacama region is costing the country $25 billion USD in paralyzed projects, participants heard at seminar on "Challenges in Face of Water Crisis and Climate Change,” held at the University of
  • 4 Sep 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TACNA, Peru Groups in Peru’s southern Tacna Region are urging authorities to pursue desalination projects to address the ongoing water crisis in the area and prevent overexploitation of La Yarada aquifer. Speaking at an event to mark the 84th anniversary
  • 10 Jul 2013- 10:03 by Local Press Report TORONTO Atacama Pacific Atacama Pacific Gold Corporation (Atacama Pacific) is pleased to report that it has entered into an agreement for the purchase of 2.5 million cubic metres of water annually, representing a flow rate 80 litres per second, from Aguas
  • Despite being ordered by a Chilean court to stop work on the portion of the Pascua Lama mine that falls within its borders, Canada-based miner Barrick Gold announced this week that it will continue to develop the mine on its Argentine side.
  • Canadian mining giant Barrick Gold is denying that activity at its Pascua Lama mine has had no affect on Andean glaciers in the region. The deterioration of the glaciers is the result of climate change, the company the Court of Appeals of Copiapó, Chile.
  • 21 Jan 2013- 07:25 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian Anglo American is helping to secure drinking water for communities in one of the driest parts of the world. The company said, "Securing water for our mines and the communities who live close to our operations is one of our strategic
  • 9 Jan 2013- 08:35 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Renewable Energy Magazine Abengoa has been chosen by Cleanairtech Sudamérica S.A., part of the Compañía Minera del Pacífico (CAP) group, to develop a desalinated water pipeline in Chile. The contract, worth more than $65 million, will supply the
  • Peru’s Superior Court of Justice has rejected a lawsuit filed by water company EPS against tin and copper miner MINSUR over alleged pollution of the Uchusuma River, the main irrigation and drinking water source in the country’s Tacna region.
  • 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
  • 12 May 2011- 08:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Argentina, SAN JUAN Forty environmental NGOs earlier this month warned that mining firm Barrick Gold and the San Juan government are moving forward with a gold and silver extraction project after implementation of the new National Law on Glaciers was