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Quebrada Blanca phase II

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Early Works
Current Stage: Environmental & Social evaluation
Start: 09/2016
Completion: 06/2018
In Construction
Under Construction
Start: 12/2018
Completion: 12/2021
Operation
In production
Start:12/2021
Project Details

Description

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
Environmental & Social evaluation
Project Status
Active
Project Capacity
275,000  t/y (tons per year)  Copper
7,700  t/y (tons per year)  Molybdenum
Investment
US$ 5bn
Completion Date
2021
Lifespan
25
Location

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

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