The Chuquicamata smelter is located near Calama in the Antofagasta region and has a concentrate treatment capacity to 1.65Mt/a and a 555kt/a anode production capacity. Flash furnace and Teniente converter smelting technologies are used but there are plans to shut down the latter in 2015 to comply with the environmental regulations.
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Asset report | Mar 2017
Chuquicamata copper smelter
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