Bechtel to expand Teck's Quebrada Blanca mine - Mining ...

Bechtel to expand Teck's Quebrada Blanca mine Bechtel has received approval from Teck Resources to proceed with the expansion of the Quebrada Blanca copper mine in Chile Quebrada Blanca is an open pit operation, which leaches the ore to produce copper cathodes via processing in an SX-EW plant

Project Spotlight – Teck Quebrada Blanca Phase 2 » Harris ...

Jun 11, 2019· The Quebrada Blanca mine is located in Tarapacá Region of northern Chile at an elevation of 4,400 metres, approximately 240 kilometres southeast of the city of Iquique and 1,500 kilometres from Santiago. Quebrada Blanca is an open pit operation, which leaches the ore to produce copper cathodes via processing in an SX-EW plant.

Teck's QB2 copper project in ... - International Mining

Teck Resources has approved construction of the Quebrada Blanca Phase 2 copper project in the Tarapacá Region of northern Chile after Sumitomo Metal Mining (SMM) and Sumitomo Corporation agreed to help fund the development in return for a 30% indirect interest.

Quebrada Blanca (MRDS #10255209) CU - USGS

Operation type: Surface: Development status: Producer: Commodity type: Metallic: Deposit size: Small: Significant: Yes: Discovery year: 1915: Mining method: Open Pit ...

Teck ups stake in Chile Quebrada Blanca copper mine in ...

Apr 04, 2018· Quebrada Blanca open pit mine is nearing the end of its life, but an expansion would keep it producing for at least another 25 years. (Image: Teck.

Bechtel to expand Teck's Quebrada Blanca copper mine in Chile

The Quebrada Blanca Phase 2 project (QB2) is located in the northern Chilean Andes, 4,300 meters above sea level and approximately 145 kilometers from the Pacific Ocean.

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Bechtel receives Teck approval to proceed with expansion of the Quebrada Blanca copper mine in Chile. 5 Construction Companies To Watch in 2019 5 January, 2019. 2019 is here, and the business world is more concerned about its progress in yesteryear rather than celebrating the …

Quebrada Blanca Copper Mine to Expand - Bechtel

Bechtel to Expand Teck's Quebrada Blanca Copper Mine in Chile 17 January 2019 SANTIAGO, Chile. Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement and construction, has received approval from Teck to proceed with the expansion of the Quebrada Blanca copper mine in Chile, comprising a143,000 tonnes-per-day copper concentrator, a high-capacity desalination plant, and a 165-kilometer water ...

List of copper mines - Wikipedia

This is a list of copper mines and lists operating, closed and planned mines that have substantial copper output.

Teck's Quebrada Blanca copper mine in Chile fined for ...

Aug 22, 2019· Chilean regulators said on Thursday they had fined the sprawling Quebrada Blanca copper mine, controlled by Canadian miner Teck Resources Ltd, for violating the terms of its environmental permits. Chile's SMA environmental regulator said it had fined Quebrada Blanca $1.2 million for the violations

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The Quebrada Blanca mine is located in the Tarapacá region of northern Chile. Phase 2 of the project is expected to initiate mining activities in 2021, according to current plans. At that point, the mine will be among the world's 20 largest copper mines.

Major Mines & Projects | Quebrada Blanca Mine

Oct 03, 2019· The Quebrada Blanca orebody is a porphyry copper deposit located in a 30-40 kilometre wide belt of volcanic and sedimentary rocks which contains a number of the world's largest copper mines including Collahuasi (10 kilometres to the east) and Chuquicamata (190 kilometres to the south).

Teck's Quebrada Blanca copper mine in Chile fined for ...

The fines come as Quebrada Blanca pushes forward with plans to vastly boost production from the northern Chilean deposit. Teck in late 2018 teamed up with the Japanese Sumitomo Metal Mining Co Ltd and Sumitomo Corp to boost the production of its ageing Quebrada Blanca deposit to 300,000 tonnes of copper annually from 23,400 tonnes in 2017.

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Quebrada Blanca Phase 2

The Quebrada Blanca Phase 2 (QB2) Project is one of the world's largest undeveloped copper resources. When complete, QB2 will be a premier asset, with low operating costs, an initial mine life of 28 years, and significant potential for further growth.

Bechtel proceeds with EPCM contract for Teck's Quebrada ...

Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement and construction, has received approval from Teck to proceed with the expansion of the Quebrada Blanca copper mine in Chile, comprising a143,000 tonnes-per-day copper concentrator, a high-capacity desalination plant, and a …

Teck to upgrade Quebrada Blanca Copper Mine to 300000 tons ...

A US $4.8 billion phase II mine upgrading project will begin in November at its Quebrada Blanca copper mine in northern Chile. Earlier this month, the plan was approved by the environmental protection department. The plan aims to extend the service life of old copper mines by 25 years and increase annual production to 300000 tons.

Teck's Quebrada Blanca copper mine in Chile fined for ...

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chilean regulators said on Thursday they had fined the sprawling Quebrada Blanca copper mine, controlled by Canadian miner Teck Resources Ltd, for violating the terms of its ...

Quebrada Blanca Mine, Collahuasi District, Tamarugal ...

Quebrada Blanca Mine, Collahuasi District, Tamarugal Province, Tarapacá, Chile : An open cast copper porphyric deposit; the mine is located about 200 km east of Iquique, at an elevation of more than 4.500 m. The mine is producing Cu sulphides and sulphates.

Acquisition of Interest in Quebrada Blanca Copper Mine ...

Major Canadian mining company with an annual production of 274,000 tonnes (2017 results). As well as mining copper at the Highland Valley Copper Mine in Canada and the Antamina Copper Mine in the Republic of Peru, the company also mines coal, zinc, energy resources among other resources.

Teck's Quebrada Blanca copper mine fined for environmental ...

Aug 22, 2019· Chilean regulators said on Thursday they had fined the sprawling Quebrada Blanca copper mine, controlled by Canadian miner Teck Resources Ltd, for violating the terms of its environmental permits.

Teck's Quebrada Blanca copper mine in Chile fined for ...

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chilean regulators said on Thursday they had fined the sprawling Quebrada Blanca copper mine, controlled by Canadian miner Teck Resources Ltd, for violating the terms of its environmental permits. Chile's SMA environmental regulator said it had fined Quebrada Blanca …

Compañía Minera TECK Quebrada Blanca S.A. | | Guía Minera ...

The company operates the open-pit, copper mine, Quebrada Blanca, located in the Tarapaca Region, 4,400 meters above sea level and approximately 240 km southeast of the city of Iquique. The company is currently processing the development project of Quebrada Blanca Phase 2, which purpose is to significantly increase the copper production of ...

Quebrada Blanca Copper Mine In Tarapaca, Chile | The Diggings™

The Quebrada Blanca Copper Mine is a surface mining operation. Initial production took place in 1994 and overall output was considered to be small size. Mine operations consist of 4 distinct surface and underground workings extending 400.00 hectares (988.42 acres). There is one known shaft.

Quebrada Blanca - teck.com

Copper cathode is trucked to Iquique for shipment to purchasers. Mine personnel live in a camp facility, and the majority commute from large population centres, including Iquique, Arica and Santiago. Quebrada Blanca produced 25,500 tonnes of copper cathode in 2018, compared to 23,400 tonnes in …

Quebrada Blanca Copper Mine, Tarapaca Region, Chile

Quebrada Blanca copper mine is a two-phased open-pit mine being developed in the Tarapaca Region of Chile, South America. The first phase (QB1) of the project was commissioned in 1994, while environmental approval for the $4.7bn second phase (QB2) was granted in August 2018.

Teck's Quebrada Blanca copper mine in Chile fined for ...

Aug 22, 2019· Chilean regulators said on Thursday they had fined the sprawling Quebrada Blanca copper mine, controlled by Canadian miner Teck Resources Ltd, for violating the terms of its environmental permits.

Quebrada Blanca copper minesite | Wood Mackenzie

Quebrada Blanca is a copper mining operation 240km southeast of Iquique and 10km west of the Collahuasi mine in the Tarapaca Region of northern Chile. The property is at an altitude of between 4,090m and 4,400m. Current operations mine the upper supergene mineralisation of the Doña Inés orebody to produce copper cathode using leach and SxEw ...