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Effluent treatment plant at the Chuquicamata

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Early Works
Environmental evaluation
Start: 12/2013
Completion: 11/2014
In Construction
Under Construction
Start: 11/2016
Completion: 07/2018
Operation
Current Stage In operation
Start:07/2018
Project Details

Description

The project calls for the replacement of an effluent treatment plant at the Chuquicamata copper smelter, located in the Antofagasta region of northern Chile. The new installations will replace the existing plant and will bring more efficiency to how effluents from the gas cleaning plant are treated.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Effluent treatment plant at the Chuquicamata
Project Type
Wastewater treatment plants
Development Phase
In operation
Project Status
Active
Project Capacity
3,840  m3/d (Cubic Meters per day)  Wastewater treatment plants
Investment
US$ 68mn
Completion Date
2018
Lifespan
25
Location

The plant would be developed at the Chuquicamata mine, which is located 15km north of Calama, in northern Antofagasta region. 

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