S.A. has been awarded a contract to build the second phase of a workforce accommodation expansion for the Escondida copper mine in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile. S.A. at the end of 2011, is expected to finish by the end of September, 2012. When complete, the 7,700 person remote camp will provide sleeping accommodations, common facilities and utility infrastructure to support a mine expansion project at the world’s largest copper mine.
The dormitory-style accommodations feature spacious bedrooms with adjacent shared bathrooms. Common facilities include a dining room and kitchen, a central building with medical clinic, administration offices, access hall, boot room, gymnasium and fitness centre. Structures & Logistics.
BHP Billiton is the majority owner and operates the Escondida Mine, 1,200 km north of Santiago and 3100m above sea level...Structures & Logistics offers modular buildings, site service solutions and industrial noise control worldwide. With manufacturing facilities in North America, South America and Australia, and operations on five continents, the company has the expertise to rapidly deliver a turnkey solution anywhere it is needed...Group, with more than 8,800 employees and assets of approximately $13 billion, delivers service excellence and innovative business solutions worldwide with leading companies engaged in utilities (pipelines, natural gas, and electricity transmission and distribution), energy (power generation, natural gas gathering, processing, storage and liquids extraction) structures & logistics (manufacturing, logistics and noise abatement) and technologies (business systems solutions). Structures & Logistics
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