Fluor provided engineering, procurement, construction management, and start-up services on this complex and challenging project in the remote mountains of Chile. In addition to the process plant building, the project included a coarse ore stockpile, crushing, washing, leaching, and storage for 5,500 tons; grinding, flotation, filtration, drying, and lime preparation.
Other project components included roasting, fume handling and product packing; cyanidation and carbon absorption and desorption; and reagent preparation.
Fluor provided ancillary facilities including service buildings for administration, repair and maintenance shops, consumable storage, and a change house. Water supplies, fire protection systems, water reservoirs, a tailings dame and power transmission and distribution systems were also provided.
Additional work included site preparation, roads, sewers, drainage system, as well as fencing, guardhouses, and other security facilities.