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Maxam to supply blasting solutions in Chilean mine

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Global Mining Review,

Lomas Bayas is an opencast copper mine in Chile, operated by Glencore. Maxam, a supplier of blasting solutions for mining and infrastructure, has been selected by the mine to provide its bulk explosive, Rioflex, along with other solutions.


With this contract, Maxam continues to expand its operations. It currently has more than 80 industrial facilities, subsidiaries in more than 50 countries on 5 continents and 6500 employees worldwide. The company is one of the largest operators of blasting solutions for mining, quarries and infrastructure in terms of international presence.

Diego Rodríguez, Regional Director of Maxam in Latin America, commented: “We are delighted to collaborate with Lomas Bayas and offer our innovative solutions in the operation. At every operation, our clients highlight our closeness and experience, contributing to improve their efficiency and productivity, something that we will undoubtedly also deliver in Lomas Bayas.”

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