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  • 9 Jan 2019- 07:43 by OOSKAnews Info SANTIAGO, Chile SQM, the world’s second largest producers of lithium, is to reduce excessive water extraction from Chile’s Atacama salt flats after a government crackdown. After approval of a $25 Million USD compliance plan by Chile's environmental regulator
  • 19 Nov 2018- 13:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The UK board of Antofagasta Mining has approved a $1.3 Billion USD expansion for its Los Pelambres copper mine in Chile which has historically attracted controversy related to water use / stewardship. The company is planning to
  • 2 Oct 2018- 11:52 by OOSKAnews Info SANTIAGO, Chile A Chilean government commission approved September 28 an environmental impact study into the ENAPAC (Energías y Aguas del Pacífico) project which is slated to become one of the most advanced solar desalination projects in the world, with a
  • 31 Aug 2018- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Info SANTIAGO, Chile Chilean water authorities announced August 23 that the government is preparing new restrictions on the extraction of water from the lithium-rich Salar de Atacama salt flats. Existing permits allow for extraction that is six times more than what
  • 9 Jun 2018- 12:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile's TRENDS Industrial and Almar Water Solutions of the UAE last week signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on development of a massive solar powered desalination project for the Atacama region in Chile. Upon
  • 20 May 2016- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Mining company Antofagasta announced this week that it had finally reached an agreement with local community members over a tailings dam at its Los Pelambres copper mine in central Chile. Addressing shareholders in London this week,
  • 31 Mar 2016- 08:20 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Desalination & Water Reuse Quarterly Mining firm White Mountain Titanium Corporation has secured a US$ 2 million debt funding agreement with private equity firm Nexo which included an exclusive development rights agreement relating to a
  • 26 Feb 2016- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VALPARAISO, Chile The Valparaiso Health Authority has started a legal summary against Chile’s National Copper Corporation (Codelco) after a pipeline rupture at Codelco's Andina mine caused 50 cubic meters of copper concentrate to spill into the
  • 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
  • 20 Jan 2016- 11:26 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO International Desalination & Water Reuse Quarterly Chile's chamber of deputies has approved a resolution calling for an investigation into the feasibility of building desalination plants and prioritizing regions hardest hit by drought.
  • 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

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