The ACS group is awarded the exploitation of a mine in Chile for 100 million


The Spanish construction company ACS, has invested 100 million euros in mining works in Chile that take place in the Llano complex, located in the district of Sierra Gorda (Atofagasta). This has been possible thanks to its Australian subsidiary Cimic Group which is active in mining industries.

The contract will take place this same month of March by Thiess. This will include mining operations, complex maintenance and asset management services for your client, Sentinel Miningwhich has participated 70% for Antofagasta and 30% for Marubeni.

“We are pleased to collaborate with Minera Centinela to develop a mine of the future, focused on sustainable innovation, optimized production and the professional development of qualified mining workers made up of a local workforce,” he highlights. President Thiess, Michael Wright.

On the other hand, another Spanish company dedicated to renewable energies, Acciona, in consortium with the Indian company Kalpataru Power Transmission and the Australian company Genus Plus, has been selected as the preferred contractor to develop an electricity transmission line in Australia.

Cost of the mining project

This contract has not yet been formally awarded, as it is not finalized yet and these three companies: Acciona, Kalpataru Power Transmission and Genus Plus need to negotiate with the client, the New South Wales grid operator Transgrid, the last fringes of the contract.

As a whole, this mining project will have a total investment of 3,300 million Australian dollars or what is the same, 2,100 million euros, although it will have different phases, among which is the one that will be executed by the Spanish energy company, Acciona .

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