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  • 31 Aug 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Canada-based miners Goldcorp Inc. and Teck Resources Limited last week announced plans to combine their respective El Morro and Relincho projects in Chile’s arid Atacama region. A pre-feasibility study for the new 50/50 joint venture--
  • 8 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile, the world’s largest producer of copper, is moving to enforce the use of desalination units by mining companies. A cross-party group from the Lower House of the Chamber of Deputies has submitted a draft bill to the Committee on
  • 20 Dec 2013- 10:08 by Local Press Report DALLAS TX Flowserve Corporation Flowserve Corporation, a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, today announced it has received a multi-million dollar order from Doosan Heavy Industries &
  • 2 Aug 2013- 09:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Australia-based mining company BHP Billiton will invest nearly $2 billion USD into a new seawater desalination facility in Chile. The development of the plant will guarantee water supply for continued operation of the Escondida mine.
  • Chile’s Environmental Superintendent this week fined Canada-based mining giant Barrick Gold $16 million USD – the maximum allowed under Chilean law – for violations of its environmental permits at its $8.5 billion USD Pascua Lama project.
  • Spanish multinational Abengoa S.A. last week announced the launch of a pilot desalination plant project in Chile’s Antofagasta province.
  • The Environmental Evaluation Commission in Chile’s Atacama region last week imposed a fine of some $250,000 on Barrick Gold’s Pascua Lama mining project over sanitation issues and violations of the company’s glacier monitoring plan.
  • Chilean chemical company Sociedad Quimica y Minera (SQM) is reactivating its a $665 million USD project in the Antofagasta region.
  • Aguas del Valle, the privately owned water concessionaire operating in Chile’s Coquimbo region, and Canadian mining giant Teck are working together on a water reuse project at Teck’s Carmen de Andacollo mine.
  • 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
  • On September 12th the Chilean Environment Ministry’s Evaluation Service recommended approval for construction of a new desalination plant to supply drinking water in the Antofagasta 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
  • 7 Oct 2009- 16:02 by Local Press Report CHILE, SANTIAGO Santiago Times (Chile) Canadian gold mining company Kinross said it will invest $1 billion USD to expand mining projects in Chile's Region III (Atacama), including expanding the existing gold mine, Maricunga, and developing a new project,

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