Energy and Mines


Codelco takes NCRE center stage with world’s first tailings tender

December 16
16:49 2014

Chilean state copper giant Codelco has issued an international tender call for construction and operation of a mini hydro plant to be installed in the tailings dam at El Teniente mine in central O’Higgins region (VI). The 3 MW project will feed electricity in to the SIC grid. The tender shows Codelco’s growing confidence in, and support for renewables. Codelco CEO, Nelson Pizarro Contador will discussing his company’s future use of renewables and the Renewables and Mining Summit and Exhibition in Santiago, Chile, May 6-7

read full article.  The press release on Codelco’s site can be viewed here

BN Americas 4/12/2014

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Andrew Slavin

Andrew Slavin

I am one of the directors of Energy and Mines and am also the curator of this site. I have been involved with B2B communications for the last 18 years including publications, conferences, think tanks and reports.