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Abengoa is awarded two new projects for Southern Peru Copper Corporation

  • The company will be responsible for carrying out two infrastructure works in the mining units of Cuajone and Toquepala.
  • The operation amounts approximately $30 million.

Abengoa (MCE: ABG/P:SM), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the infrastructure, energy and water sectors, has been awarded two new infrastructure contracts for the mining company Southern Copper. The works will be carried out in the south of the country, in the mining units of Cuajone and Toquepala for an amount of approximately $30 million.

On the one hand, in the Cuajone copper mine, Abengoa will be responsible for the execution of a retention dam with a capacity of 40,000 m3, at an approximate altitude of 3,500 meters. The works include excavations, fillings, compactions, surface preparation and concrete works of the containment dam, as well as the hydraulic works of the water filtration collection system, including a 24”-pipe in high polyethylene density of a length of 1.6 km. The execution time of these works is six months.

On the other hand, in the Toquepala unit, at 3,200 meters, the company will be responsible for the construction of five new workshops and the transport and logistics facilities of an area currently in operation. Given the characteristics of the project, the work methodology to be used will be Building Information Modeling (BIM). The execution time of the works is eleven months.

En el sector de la minería peruana, Abengoa lleva más de 10 años desarrollando proyectos de envergadura, como la ampliación de la minera Shougang, en Marcona, la ampliación del proyecto Cerro Lindo de Nexa Resources y los proyectos de transmisión eléctrica en las minas de Cerro Verde y Las Bambas, entre otros.

With these awards, Abengoa consolidates its presence in Peru, where it has been present for more than 25 years and where it has developed numerous civil, electrical and hydraulic infrastructure in the mining and energy sectors. In the Peruvian mining sector, Abengoa has developed large-scale projects for more than 10 years, such as the expansion of the Shougang mining company in Marcona, the expansion of the Cerro Lindo project of Nexa Resources and the electric transmission projects in the mines of Cerro Verde and Las Bambas, among others.

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Abengoa (MCE: ABG/P:SM) applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the infrastructures, energy and water sectors. (

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