Saturday, August 26, 2006


La Escondida is the greatest copper mine in all world.Located in Atacama Desert 170 kilometer southeast from Antofagasta in the North of Chile.Escondida production is 8% of world copper an 23.8% of chilean copper exports.Is property of a anlo-australian consortium calles BHP Billinton,export copper cathodes and concentrates to Japan,Canada,China,France,Sweden,South Korea and other countries.The production go outside by a own port,Coloso and to extract the mineral workers must moves about 350 million Ton by year.

Source:Minera la Escondida

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