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25 August 2016

High Altitude Mine Conveyor

Meeting High Expectations for High Altitude Mine Conveyors

Advanced braking systems by Svendborg Brakes selected for overland conveyors at Escondida mine in Chile. Located at 3,200 meters (2 miles) above sea level in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, the Escondida mine currently produces more than 1,100 kt of copper annually. In 2015, the massive open pit mine also generated approximately 88 kozt of gold and 4,800 kozt of silver.

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