Jacobs selected for Candelaria Mill Optimization Project in Chile
Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) has been selected to provide design, engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) support services for the Candelaria Mill Optimization Project (CMOP) at the Candelaria Mining Complex located near the city of Copiapó in northern Chile's Atacama region. Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs will provide basic and detailed design, as well as support services for procurement, field engineering, construction management and start-up. The contract period for the complete scope of services runs until December 2019.

"We will leverage our extensive experience in mining processes to provide support and operational optimization at the Candelaria Mining Complex," said Jacobs Mining, Minerals and Technology Senior Vice President and General Manager Andrew Berryman. "Jacobs is committed to continue working in collaboration with mining and mineral organizations globally to meet their social, economic and environmental goals."

Minera Candelaria is responsible for operations of the Candelaria Mine Complex. Lundin Mining has an 80 percent ownership stake in Candelaria, with additional operations in the United States, Portugal and Sweden, primarily producing copper, nickel and zinc. In addition, Lundin Mining holds an indirect 24 percent equity stake in the Freeport Cobalt Oy business, which includes a cobalt refinery located in Finland.

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