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Quebrada Blanca phase II desalinization plant

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Early Works
Current Stage: Awaiting construction decision
Start: 08/2018
Completion: 03/2019
In Construction
Under Construction
Start: 03/2019
Completion: 12/2021
Completion: 06/2022
Project Details


The project consists of the construction of a desalination plant that will supply the Quebrada Blanca Phase II project during its operation phase. The plant will be located north of Puerto Patache. The desalinated water will be transported from the port area by means of a water transport system that includes an aqueduct and the corresponding pumping stations, to the area of the mine.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Quebrada Blanca phase II desalinization plant
Project Type
Desalination plant
Development Phase
Awaiting construction decision
Project Status
Project Capacity
 Desalination plant
Completion Date

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

* The map coordinates represent the approximate latitude and longitude, and not the exact location of the project.



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Owner / operator
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Construction Manager and Project Manager, Quebrada Blanca Phase II
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Logistics and Procurement
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Operation Readiness Manager
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Maintenance Superintendent
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