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Los Pelambres Incremental Expansion (Phase 2)

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Early Works
Current Stage: Feasibility
Start: 12/2018
Completion: 12/2019
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Project Details


This project (Phase 2) aims to increase throughput to 205,000 tonnes per day and to extend the mine life beyond the currently approved 21 years. The majority of the expenditure will be on mining equipment, additional crushing and grinding capacity and flotation cells.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Los Pelambres Incremental Expansion (Phase 2)
Project Type
Development Phase
Project Status
Project Capacity
35,000  t/y (tons per year)  Copper
US$ 500mn
Completion Date

The project is located the municipalities of Salamanca and Los Vilos, Choapa province, in Coquimbo region.

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Project Manager at Antofagasta Minerals Project MLP Optimization
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Project Manager INCO MLP
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