Cochilco analyst Camila Montes said desalination use would grow most in the drier northern parts of the country, forecasting 65% usage in Antofagasta, 60% in Tarapaca, 42% in Atacama and 25% in Coquimbo.
SAO PAULO (Reuters) – ArcelorMittal SA (MT.AS), the world’s largest steelmaker, is set to build its first-ever desalination unit in Brazil to handle unforeseen water needs at its plant in the eastern state of Espírito Santo, senior company executives said in an interview on Friday.
The unit is aimed at lessening the company’s dependence on state water utility company Cesan and avoiding production cuts at times of water crises as the state suffered in 2015 and 2016, said Jorge Beriberi, president of operations at […]
Chilean environmental authority approves largest desalination plant in Latin America – Chile – South America
The environmental authority in Chile approved after more than a year of evaluation, the development of the largest desalination plant in Latin America, with an initial investment of about $500 million.
Trends Industrial’s ENAPAC project will desalinate sea water for industrial clients in the Atacama desert and mining region in the north of the country, with a maximum capacity of 2,630 liters of water per second.