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  1. Chile Mining Industry Reduces Freshwater Usage

    9 Nov 2020- 06:53 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Mining Journal Continental water use by the mining industry in Chile fell 6.8% in 2019 to 12.45 cubic metres per second compared with 2018, according to state copper agency Cochilco in its annual water repo ...

    Local Press Report - 11/09/2020 - 06:53

  2. Antofagasta Reaches Deal With Local Residents Over Tailings Dam

    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. Addre ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2016 - 10:55

  3. Copper Mines in Chile Will Get Half Their Water From Desalination by 2026: Report

    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 co ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/11/2015 - 10:01

  4. Goldcorp, Teck to Combine Mining Projects in Chile

    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-feasibili ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/31/2015 - 10:23

  5. Mining Companies in Chile Doubled Water Use in 2014

    18 Jun 2015- 09:06 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Mining Weekly Mining companies in Chile almost doubled the use of ocean water in their operations in 2014 as new projects came on line and the firms took measures to address an ongoing drought in the world ...

    Local Press Report - 06/18/2015 - 09:06

  6. Chile’s Mining Sector to Invest $12 Billion for Desalination Projects

    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 1 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/28/2015 - 10:05

  7. Chile’s Mining Sector Affected by Drought

    4 Mar 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Ongoing drought is affecting Chile's mining sector, with two major mining companies predicting lower production as a result of water restrictions. London-based Anglo American and Australian ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/04/2015 - 10:21

  8. Chile’s Mining Sector Increases Use of Seawater

    11 Sep 2014- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile’s mining sector has increased its use of desalinated seawater by 160 percent over the past two years, according to new data from the Chilean Copper Commission (COCHILCO). COCHILCO said la ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/11/2014 - 10:31