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Shared water infrastructure opportunity for Chile, Peru

The development of shared water infrastructure will be essential to the future development of the mining sector in Chile and Peru to reduce water provision costs and environmental impacts, Douglas Aitken, GM of SMI-ICE Chile, which is part of the Sustainable Minerals Institute of Australia’s University of Queensland told delegates at the Cesco Mining and Sustainability Seminar: Critical Challenges for Sustainable Mining in Santiago, Chile.

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 Douglas Aitken, GM of SMI-ICE Chile address the Cesco event in Santiago, Chile

Douglas Aitken, GM of SMI-ICE Chile address the Cesco event in Santiago, Chile

SMI's analysis, undertaken with research group Cesco and Germany's GIZ points to potential savings of 50% in capital and operating costs and a 75% land use reduction through shared water infrastructure...

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