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UPDATE 4-Workers strike at BHP's Escondida copper mine

Workers at BHP Billiton's Escondida copper mine in Chile, the world's largest, walked off the job on Thursday in a strike that threatens to disrupt the international supply of the widely used metal.

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BHP's Spence copper mine in Chile partially closed ...

20/09/2018  SANTIAGO, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Global miner BHP Billiton Ltd said on Thursday that a fire at its Spence copper mine in Chile had forced it to partially shut down operations. No one was injured in ...

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Our history BHP

BHP Billiton approves Spence copper project in northern Chile 2004. On 25 October 2004, BHP Billiton announces the approval of the US$990 million Spence Copper Project in northern Chile. At the time of approval, the site was the best undeveloped copper orebody known in the world. Its large reserves, low operating cost structure and high return potential, along with its close proximity to critical

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Chile mine rescue 'to cost $20m' - BBC News

14/10/2010  Press reports from Chile suggest the copper mining giant has spent up to $15m on the rescue, while private companies have borne up to $5m of

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Copper BHP

BHP Copper facts. We produced around 1.7 million tonnes of copper in 2020, enough to make over 420,000 wind turbines. By 2027, copper demand stemming from Electric Vehicles is expected to increase by 1.7 million tonnes. We are expanding our mine at

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BHP - Wikipedia

During the same year, as part of their plan to increase productivity at the Escondida mine in Chile, which is the world's biggest copper mine, BHP Billiton attempted to get workers to accept a 4-year pay freeze, a 66% reduction in the end-of-conflict bonus offering, and increased shift flexibility.

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UPDATE 4-Workers strike at BHP's Escondida copper mine

Workers at BHP Billiton's Escondida copper mine in Chile, the world's largest, walked off the job on Thursday in a strike that threatens to disrupt the international supply of the widely used metal.

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Chile mine rescue 'to cost $20m' - BBC News

14/10/2010  Press reports from Chile suggest the copper mining giant has spent up to $15m on the rescue, while private companies have borne up to $5m of

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BHP's Spence copper mine in Chile partially closed ...

20/09/2018  SANTIAGO, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Global miner BHP Billiton Ltd said on Thursday that a fire at its Spence copper mine in Chile had forced it to partially shut down operations. No one was injured in ...

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BHP looks to tech for copper push Cairns Post

12/04/2021  A worker at the BHP Billiton Copper mine at Escondida in Chile. Picture: Supplied.

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Mining giant BHP ups iron ore targets as it restarts dig ...

BHP has the biggest copper mine in Escondida, Chile as well as the huge Olympic Dam in Australia. It has nickel deposits in the Nickel West mine, also in Australia and is looking for more ...

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BHP - Wikipedia

During the same year, as part of their plan to increase productivity at the Escondida mine in Chile, which is the world's biggest copper mine, BHP Billiton attempted to get workers to accept a 4-year pay freeze, a 66% reduction in the end-of-conflict bonus offering, and increased shift flexibility.

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BHP Billiton looks for next big copper project Financial ...

BHP has invested close to $10bn in its Escondida copper mine in Chile over the past five to six years to maintain production at around 1.2m tonnes a year. Get alerts on BHP Group Ltd when a new ...

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Minera Escondida Copper Mine: Fluor Projects in Chile

BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, JECO, and JECO2 Minera Escondida Copper Mine. Fluor delivered multiple projects at the Escondida mine, 3,200 meters above sea level in the Chilean Andes Mountains. Escondida, operated by BHP Billiton, was the birthplace of large-scale mining projects for Fluor in Chile and a major portion of its history in South America.

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Escondida Copper, Gold and Silver Mine, Atacama Desert ...

The Escondida copper-gold-silver mine is located in the arid, northern Atacama Desert of Chile about 160km southeast of the port of Antofagasta, at an elevation of 3,050m above sea level. The mine is a joint venture between BHP-Billiton (57.5%), Rio Tinto (30%), a Japanese consortium (10%) and the International Finance Corporation (2.5%).

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Chile struggles to maintain copper ... - Global mining news

Workers at Chile’s giant copper mines are caught between the urge to protect themselves and pressure to keep the country’s economy moving. Since declaring a state of emergency in March to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic, the Chilean government has tried to maintain a difficult balance between slowing the spread of the disease and shielding the economy through the inevitable downturn.

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UPDATE 4-Workers strike at BHP's Escondida copper mine

Workers at BHP Billiton's Escondida copper mine in Chile, the world's largest, walked off the job on Thursday in a strike that threatens to disrupt the international supply of the widely used metal.

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Chile Mine Rescue Set to Conclude Today, Pinera Says ...

13/10/2010  BHP Billiton Ltd. and other mining companies, as well as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, assisted in the rescue. The survival of the San Jose miners surpasses a 25-day rescue

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Case studies on copper and lithium mining in Chile

This case study analyses BHP Billiton’s Escondida copper mining operations and SQM’s Salar de Atacama lithium mine in Chile. Both operations are located in the Atacama Desert, which is characterized by extreme aridity. The Escondida copper mining operations have a very large land

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World′s biggest copper mine Escondida hit by worker ...

Changes to labor laws have emboldened striking workers at Chile's biggest copper mine. The mine's operators, Anglo-Australian firm BHP Billiton, have already failed to fulfill supply contracts.

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Minera Escondida Copper Mine: Fluor Projects in Chile

Fluor delivered multiple projects at the Escondida mine, 3,200 meters above sea level in the Chilean Andes Mountains. Escondida, operated by BHP Billiton, was the birthplace of large-scale mining projects for Fluor in Chile and a major portion of its history in South America. During that period, Fluor provided studies; engineering, procurement, construction management; and technical services to the owners of

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BHP - Wikipedia

BHP had better success with the giant Escondida copper mine in Chile, of which it owns 57.5%, and at the EKATI Diamond Mine in northern Canada, which BHP contracted for in 1996, began mining in 1998, and sold its 80% stake in to Dominion Diamond Corporation in 2013 as production declined. BHP Billiton. Diesel locomotives in BHP Billiton Iron Ore "bubble" livery, at the company's Nelson Point ...

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Sustainable Water Supply for Chile’s Copper Mines E

Perhaps no name has aligned itself as a leader in desalination more so than BHP Billiton, which continues to lead the way with its Escondida Water Supply (EWS) project. BHP needed to develop a sustainable long-term water supply solution for its Minera Escondida copper mine, located in the Atacama Desert. The miner decided that desalination provided the best opportunity to improve operations while

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Chile BHP Billiton Watch

The Escondida Mine (57.5% owned by BHP Billiton) is one of the largest copper mines in Chile and has the highest production levels in the country. Since its construction in the early 1990s there have been periodic spills from the pipeline taking copper concentrate across the Antofagasta region from the mine in the mountains to a pier in Coloso Bay to the south of the city of Antofagasta ...

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BHP Biliton - Undermining the Future

15/12/2009  dR CONGO: inga 3 Hydro- Power Project PNG: Ok tedi Copper IP BHP Billiton is planning to develop a 2,000 MW aluminium smelter in the Democratic Republic WESt PAPUA: Raja Ampat IP The Ok Tedi Copper and Gold Mine which BHP Billiton formerly controlled of Congo, contingent upon the construction of Raja Ampat’s biology has earned it a place at is located near the Ok Tedi River in the

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Chile struggles to maintain copper ... - Global mining news

Workers at Chile’s giant copper mines are caught between the urge to protect themselves and pressure to keep the country’s economy moving. Since declaring a state of emergency in March to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic, the Chilean government has tried to maintain a difficult balance between slowing the spread of the disease and shielding the economy through the inevitable downturn.

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