IN BRIEF: Codelco awards Chuquicamata contract to Jacobs

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Chilean state copper producer Codelco has awarded a contract to provide engineering, procurement and field support services for the overhaul of acid plants at its Chuquicamata mine to Dallas-based engineering firm Jacobs.

The contract includes modifications to existing facilities to support the operation of two new double contact/double absorption acid plants, Jacobs said in a statement.

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The value of the contract was not disclosed. The project is scheduled to be completed in December 2018.

Codelco is the world's largest copper producer.