Escondida Organic Growth Project 1 Chile

Project: Escondida Organic Growth Project 1 Chile

Description: Escondida is the world's largest copper mine and produces about 5 percent of global supply.  This project included building a new facility - Organic Growth Project 1 or OGP1 - adjacent to the Laguna Seca concentrator.  The project was at an elevation of 10,000 feet (3,050 meters) in one of the world’s driest deserts.  One of the key benefits was the HRC 555 T-heads were able to be forged onsite out of the local rebar solving logical and shipping issues/costs.

Product: HRC 555 T-heads and HRC 500 Series Couplers.