Mine pond de-sludging

Location: 
Chile
Year: 
2014
Description: 

Chuquicamata, or "Chuqui" as it is more familiarly known, is, by excavated volume, the biggest open pit copper mine in the world. Located in the north of Chile, the mine is owned and operated by Codelco, a Chilean state-owned company.
Chuquicamata chooses the Dragflow remote controlled dredge model DRP18 to clean up the sedimentation of the water supply plant of the mine.The DRP18 is a safe and reliable dredging solution. It allows keeping in operation this vital part of the production process.
This particular unit is equipped with Dragflow Advanced Control Panel, which allows the daily recording of the most important dredge operation parameters for early detection of possible failures, and thorough analysis of daily operations. 

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