To provide maintenance in different processes of the concentrator plant.

A contract to provide spot maintenance services in the plant has just been awarded to the HighService Service company in Sierra Gorda SCM.

The service, which will begin in October, includes the assets of the dry and wet areas in the Mechanical, Structural, Electrical and Instrumentation specialties, and includes preventive, corrective maintenance and improvement activities in the concentrator plant of the mining operation.

Likewise, HighService Service will provide support in the major maintenance during the plant’s detention, and the services of preparation, execution and subsequent housekeeping.

HighService Service belongs to the HighService Corp holding, formed by four companies that provide specialized services to mining and heavy industry in general, with the aim of improving and preserving the safety and productivity of its clients through innovation and operational excellence.

Sierra Gorda is the largest open pit mine that has entered operations in the Antofagasta Region in recent years. It is a project of KGHM International (55%), Sumitomo Metal Mining (31.5%) and Sumitomo Corporation (13.5%) which is located in the Atacama Desert, about 60 kms. southwest of Calama.