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Chilean mining industry increases its seawater consumption by 30%

InvestChile - October,27,2021

The number of desalination plants is increasing, while Chilean companies and foreign investors’ consumption of seawater has been constant. Cochilco also revealed that the sector's share of GDP reached its highest point in the last seven years.  

Topics: Mining- Desalination plants- Mining Industry- Mining Technology- Sea water- Energy in Mining- desalination- Mining suppliers

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Seawater emerges as key for the future of copper in Chile

InvestChile - March,6,2019

Los Pelambres, Quebrada Blanca, Spence, Radomiro Tomic, El Abra and NuevaUnión have initiatives at different stages of development for the use of seawater at their operations.

Topics: Mining- Innovation- Desalination plants

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Mining: Use of sea water in Chile’s copper production to triple

InvestChile - January,9,2019

The report from the Chilean Copper Commission (Cochilco) estimates a consumption of seawater of 10.82 cubic meters (m3) per second for the year 2029, compared to a current use of 3.28 m3/second

Topics: Mining- copper- Desalination plants

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