It develops and operates plants that desalinate sea water, reducing the cost of mining operations. Its CEO, Doug Brown, is in Chile to explain the many benefits of this successful business model.
Source: la Segunda, Wednesday April 5, 2017 – Chile is a mining country par excellence and copper is its main exportable resource. But mining companies are not able to manufacture millions of tons of red metal a year if they do not have significant amounts of water, an element that represents high cost for their processes, which has forced them to look for savings formulas, since many of these companies must build their own plants, with the consequent expense for their operation. Thus, outsourcing solutions in water issues arise, transferring the design, construction, financing and operation to specialized external companies. Continue