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Quebrada Blanca phase II

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Early Works
Environmental & Social evaluation
Start: 09/2016
Completion: 08/2018
In Construction
Current Stage Under Construction
Start: 09/2018
Completion: 12/2021
Ramp up / Commissioning
Completion: 06/2022
Project Details


Quebrada Blanca phase II is a development project that aims to increase Quebrada Blanca's copper production and extend the mine's production life by more than 30 years.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Quebrada Blanca phase II
Project Type
Copper, Molybdenum
Development Phase
Under Construction
Project Status
Project Capacity
316,000  t/y (tons per year)  Copper
7,700  t/y (tons per year)  Molybdenum
US$ 4.73bn
Completion Date

The Quebrada Blanca mine is located approximately 240km southeast of Iquique in Tarapacá region, at an elevation of 4,400m.

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Construction Manager and Project Manager, Quebrada Blanca Phase II
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