The value of the project is approximately US$ 54 million.
November 18th, 2018 – Abengoa (MCE: ABG/P:SM), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the infrastructure, energy and water sectors, has been selected by Compañia Minera Teck Quebrada Blanca S.A., part of the Grupo Teck Mining Inc., to develop the engineering, procurement and construction of seven 220 kV electrical substations for the second phase of the Quebrada Blanca mine in Chile. The project is worth approximately US$ 54 million.
The scope of the project contemplates engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of seven electrical substations 220/23 kV and 220/6,9 kV for the port, pumping stations and concentrator, part of Quebrada Blanca Phase II, whose main objective is strongly to boost the mine´s copper production and extend the mine´s productive life in more than 30 years. The project also includes the support in all pre-operational tests and the start-up of the previously mentioned facilities.
Obtaining this contract further consolidates Abengoa’s position as leader in large mining sector, where it has been operating for more than 30 years, and where it has developed significant electrical and electromechanical assembly projects.
Abengoa (MCE: ABG/P:SM) applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the infrastructures, energy and water sectors. (www.abengoa.com)
About Teck Mining
Teck is a diversified resources company, committed to responsible mining and mineral development with business units focused on copper, zinc, steelmaking coal and energy, and a significant producer of specialty metals such as germanium and indium. The Canadian founding company works in Chile operating important copper mines as Quebrada Blanca, in Tarapaca Region, and Carmen de Andacollo, in Coquimbo Region. Both have the capacity to produce 110 - 125 thousand tons of copper per year and employ about 1,500 people.
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