Projects | March 14, 2022

Blanco Project

Chile

  • Country: Chile
  • Industry: Mining
  • Location: Atacama
  • Property: Minera Salar Blanco S.A.
  • Investment: 527 million
  • Term: 2023
  • Bidding: Private
  • Status: Feasibility study

Description:

The Blanco project, located 170 km northeast of Copiapó, is expected to produce approximately 20,000 t/year of lithium carbonate (Li2CO3) and 58,000 t/year of potassium chloride (KCl) over a period of 20 years of operation plus 2 years of start-up. It should be noted that Blanco includes a set of facilities for the management of surface runoff water, mainly for the wells, salt deposits and roads.