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  • 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
  • 1 Oct 2015- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile A law that would offer permission and guidelines on reusing greywater for applications such as park irrigation, toilet flushing and outdoor washing is nearing final discussions in the Chilean legislature, a Chilean senator told daily La
  • 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--
  • 25 Aug 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile In an effort to promote innovation and environmental sustainability in the country’s agriculture sector, Chile’s Ministry of Agriculture, through its Institute of Agriculture and Livestock Development (INDAP), will launch 45 projects to
  • 20 Aug 2015- 08:45 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO PR Newswire White Mountain Titanium Corporation announced yesterday the signing of a letter of intent with Nexo Capital Partners, LLC to fund, construct and manage a desalination plant which forms part of White Mountain's Cerro Blanco mining
  • 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
  • 7 Jul 2015- 09:43 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Bloomberg Aguas Andinas SA, the second-largest publicly traded water company in Latin America, says it can guarantee water supplies to Santiago for at least another year with less reserves than previously estimated amid the lowest rainfall since at
  • 24 Jun 2015- 10:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Canadian miner Teck Resources faces sanctions-- including potential revocation of its permits-- due to environmental breaches at its Carmen de Anacollo copper mine in Chile’s Coquim region. Chile’s environmental regulator, the SMA, has
  • 12 May 2015- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile’s Environmental Superintendent, SMA, last week fined London-based mining company Anglo American $6.3 million USD for environmental violations at its Los Bronces copper mine in the Atacama region. SMA has ordered portions of the
  • 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
  • 14 Apr 2015- 10:06 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Mineweb Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes mountains, the Atacama desert in the Chilean north, where most of the copper mines are situated, has always been very dry. So dry in fact, that it is used by scientists to test Mars rovers
  • 25 Mar 2015- 09:53 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Reuters With no end in sight to a drought that has blighted Chile for the last eight years, the government announced on Tuesday that it will invest in desalinization plants and reservoirs to ensure access to potable water. The drought, which began
  • 20 Mar 2015- 09:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile’s environmental regulator SMA has fined Japanese firm Pan Pacific Copper $11.9 million USD for environmental violations at its Caserones copper mine. It is the second-highest fine the SMA has issued. Barrick Gold’s Pascua Lama Mine

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