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  • Unions at Chuquicamata copper   mine in Chile extend …

    Unions at Chuquicamata copper mine in Chile extend …

    2019-6-7 · Unions at Chile's Chuquicamata copper mine expressed disappointment in state-run miner Codelco's latest contract offer on Thursday but agreed to extend negotiations in hopes of averting a …

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  • Chuquicamata copper mine -   Chile's huge open-pit …

    Chuquicamata copper mine - Chile's huge open-pit …

    2019-9-17 · In this Sept 25, 2012 photo, a bulldozer works at the Chuquicamata copper mine in the Atacama desert in northern Chile. (AP) But the open pit has run its course at Chuquicamata, the storied mine that awoke the political awareness of a young Ernesto ``Che'' Guevara in the 1950s, inspired Marxist President Salvador Allende to nationalize the copper industry in 1971 and generated decades …

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  • Chile's   Chuquicamata copper mine operations halved …

    Chile's Chuquicamata copper mine operations halved …

    2019-6-18 · Chile's Codelco said on Monday that its Chuquicamata copper mine, one of the world´s largest, had maintained output at 50% of capacity as it faced its fourth full day of a union strike.

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  • Chile's   Chuquicamata copper mine operations halved …

    Chile's Chuquicamata copper mine operations halved …

    By Fabian Cambero. SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile's Codelco said on Monday that its Chuquicamata copper mine, one of the world´s largest, had maintained output at 50% of capacity as it faced its ...

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  • Chuquicamata Copper Mine,   Northern region of Chile

    Chuquicamata Copper Mine, Northern region of Chile

    Chuquicamata copper mine location, geology, and mineralization. The Chuquicamata copper mine is located in the Codelco Norte Division, lying approximately 1,650km north of Santiago, Chile. It is located within the north-north east-trending intrusive complex named Chuqui porphyry complex.

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  • Chuquicamata copper mine -   Dark Tourism - the …

    Chuquicamata copper mine - Dark Tourism - the …

    2019-9-22 · Chuquicamata copper mine, Chile, Atacama, dark tourism travel destination Dark Tourism - the guide to dark travel destinations around the world ... This is a truly extreme attraction in northern Chile: the gigantic open-pit copper mine and adjacent smelter plant at Chuquicamata…

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  • Chuquicamata Coppermine,   Chile

    Chuquicamata Coppermine, Chile

    Know Chuquicamata Coppermine Chuquicamata is known around the world because of its copper production (activity that preceeds the Inca Empire). It´s an industry that began circa 1882, although it started operating properly in 1911 when US capitals finished its construction.

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  • Chuquicamata Copper Mine -   mining-technology.com

    Chuquicamata Copper Mine - mining-technology.com

    2019-9-23 · Chuquicamata, one of the largest open pit copper mines and the second deepest open-pit mine in the world, is located 1,650km north of Santiago, Chile. The mine, popularly known as Chuqui, has been operating since 1910. The century-old copper mine is …

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  • Chuquicamata   - the largest open pit copper mine | …

    Chuquicamata - the largest open pit copper mine | …

    Chuquicamata is, by excavated volume, the largest open pit copper mine in the world. Its depth of 850m makes it the second deepest open-pit mine in the world (after Bingham Canyon mine in Utah, USA). It is located in the north of Chile, only 15 km from the city of Calama and 1,240 km from Santiago.

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  • Chuquicamata   | mining centre, Chile | Britannica.com

    Chuquicamata | mining centre, Chile | Britannica.com

    Chuquicamata, mining and smelting centre, northern Chile. It lies near Calama at 9,350 feet (2,850 metres) above sea level and is the largest open-pit mine in the world. Large-scale operations started in 1915. Tapping one of the world’s largest-known copper deposits, it produces more than

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  • Large Strike In Chuquicamata Copper   Mine Turns …

    Large Strike In Chuquicamata Copper Mine Turns …

    For five days, workers of the Chuquicamata copper mine in Chile have been on strike. Negotiations between the unions and mining company Codelco haven’t resolved the conflict. Yesterday, the strike turned violent when workers clashed with police. After protesting workers tried to set up camp at the entrance of the...

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  • Calama: Chuquicamata Mine   : Chile :: 12in12Traveler

    Calama: Chuquicamata Mine : Chile :: 12in12Traveler

    I heard about Chuquicamata through my friend Greg. Chuquicamata is the largest open-pit copper mine in the world, by excavated volume and the second deepest open-pit mine in the world (after Bingham Canyon mine in Utah, USA). It is located in the north of Chile, only 15 km from the city of Calama and 1,240 km from Santiago.

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  • Chuquicamata   Mine, Chuquicamata District, Calama, …

    Chuquicamata Mine, Chuquicamata District, Calama, …

    Chuquicamata Mine, Chuquicamata District, Calama, El Loa Province, Antofagasta, Chile : A classic porphyry copper deposit and the world's largest open-pit copper mine. From 1915 until 1997, it produced 31 million tons of copper metal, with an equivalent amount still remaining in the ...

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  • Chuquicamata Mine, Chile   | Earthshots: Satellite …

    Chuquicamata Mine, Chile | Earthshots: Satellite …

    The Atacama Desert of northern Chile has minimal vegetation. But it has ample mineral wealth: large amounts of copper, gold, silver, and other industrial metals. This includes the world’s largest open pit copper mine and the second deepest open pit—the Chuquicamata Mine.

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  • Chuquicamata, the world’s   greatest copper orebody

    Chuquicamata, the world’s greatest copper orebody

    2007-12-21 · Chuquicamata, the world’s greatest copper orebody Daniela Focke, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Department of Economic Geology and Petrology, In-stitution of Mineralogy, Brennhausgasse 14, 09599 Freiberg Supervisor: PD Dr. Th. Seifert Abstract Chuquicamata, in northern Chile, is the world’s greatest orebody. It was mainly controlled by ini-

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  • Chuquicamata - Codelco   Chile- The

    Chuquicamata - Codelco Chile- The "Super Cave" …

    2018-9-9 · When Business Excellence first visited Codelco’s Chuquicamata mine all the way back in 2013, what stuck out most was the sheer scale of the operations. As the biggest copper mine in the world, the vital statistics of Chuquicamata are quite staggering; at the time, before a …

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  • Chuquicamata, owned by   Chile's Codelco, is down 40 …

    Chuquicamata, owned by Chile's Codelco, is down 40 …

    2019-5-23 · SMM News: foreign news on May 23, sources said that internal estimates show that Chile's state-owned copper company Codelco's large Chuquicamata vein output is expected to decline by 40% in the next two years. It also highlights the huge challenges facing the world's largest copper producers in ...

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  • Workers go on strike at   Chile's Chuquicamata copper …

    Workers go on strike at Chile's Chuquicamata copper …

    2019-6-14 · Workers employed by the world's top copper producer went on strike Friday at the sprawling Chuquicamata mine in Chile, unions said. Three unions issued a …

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  • Chuquicamata Mine – Notes   from somewhere else…

    Chuquicamata Mine – Notes from somewhere else…

    Chuquicamata copper mine is the world’s largest open pit copper mine. We took the opportunity to take a 3 hour tour of this mine which began at the very professionally organized Codelco visitor’s office in Calama. We duly demonstrated that we had water bottles, sunscreen, long sleeved shirts, long pants and covered shoes. We signed…

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  • What Is Chuquicamata In   Chile Famous For? - …

    What Is Chuquicamata In Chile Famous For? - …

    2019-3-16 · The Chuquicamata smelting and mining center is located in the northern region of Chile near Calama which is located at the elevation of 9,350 feet above sea level. The copper-rich center is also located in the Atacama Desert which is known to contain reserves of other minerals like gold and other industrial metals. The word Chuquicamata is derived from the Aymara language and refers to the ...

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  • (PDF) Geology of the Chuquicamata   Mine: A Progress …

    (PDF) Geology of the Chuquicamata Mine: A Progress …

    Chuquicamata, in northern Chile, is the world's greatest copper orebody. It was controlled, from the initial intrusions (probably at 36-33 Ma) through mineralization (last major hydrothermal event ...

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  • Codelco kickstarts operations at   century-old Chilean ...

    Codelco kickstarts operations at century-old Chilean ...

    2019-5-6 · Codelco, chile’s state-owned miner and the world’s number one copper producer, has begun underground operations at the century-old Chuquicamata mine ahead of schedule. Ore is being initially extracted by truck before starting commercial production, in the second half of the year. By then, a ...

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  • Major Mines & Projects |   Chuquicamata Mine

    Major Mines & Projects | Chuquicamata Mine

    The concentrator contains a separate circuit for recovery of copper from the on-site smelter slag. Slag can contain between 8 and 10% Cu and is sent to its own process line containing a SAG mill two ball mills, and floatation circuit. The Chuquicamata mine’s smelting process involves two stages: a smelting stage and a conversion stage.

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