Codelco announces reopening plans for Chuquicamata, El Teniente operations

The world’s largest copper producer, Codelco, has outlined plans to restart select operations across its production portfolio, detailing a resumption of operations at its Chuquicamata Subterránea underground mine, while plans to restart its El Teniente operations are set to be revealed in the coming weeks.

Underground operations at its Chuquicamata mine will resume as early as next week, Codelco said on Thursday August 6. The project was suspended on June 20.

In its initial restart, Chuquicamata’s reduced workforce will commute to the facility...


Hassan Butt

August 07, 2020

13:30 GMT