SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

July 09, 2008 06:30 ET

Antofagasta Minerals to Select Construction Firm by August for Copper and Gold Project in Chile, an Industrial Info News Alert

CORDOBA, ARGENTINA--(Marketwire - July 9, 2008) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Antofagasta Minerals S.A. (Santiago, Chile), the mining arm of Antofagasta plc (LSE:ANTO) (London), is expected to select a construction firm by the end of August to build a processing plant for the Esperanza copper and gold project in the Atacama Desert near the city of Sierra Gorda in Chile. Aker Solutions (OSL:AKSO) (Santiago) and two other firms have been awarded one of several other contracts for the project.

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