The project incorporates HST wireless technologies to improve security, optimize production and reduce the environmental impact of the site.

HighService Service (HSS), a subsidiary company of holding HighService Corp, was awarded with the contract “Provision of mechanical maintenance services and permanent programming and spots in areas of grinding, pebble belt circuit, regrind, concentrate and molybdenum plant “, in Minera Centinela, owned by the Antofagasta Minerals group (AMSA).

The project considers the programming and execution of mechanical maintenance in a preventive and corrective manner, as well as the scheduled electromechanical maintenance for the SAG and Bolas Mills engines.

“Antofagasta Minerals places its trust once again in our company, delivering the third contract after the electric and integral service in Minera Los Pelambres. This confirms that we are moving in the right direction and motivates us to continue improving our performance and quality of care “, says the General Manager of HighService Service, Óscar Jiménez.

Excellence and Innovation

As part of the company’s value proposition, the service will include the addition of SensoSag and SensoFlot, technologies patented by HighService Technology, another subsidiary of HighService Corp. These are wireless technologies with 100% online reportability, which allow us to measure impacts to the interior of the mill.

“The purpose is to improve the availability and reliability of the processes, backed by state-of-the-art technological tools and the contribution of a professional team that executes its activities with safety, quality and in the planned times,” says the executive.

The term of the contract is 36 months, starting on July 1, 2018, and includes an estimated staff of 52 for permanent service, and a peak of 150 employees for spot services.

Minera Centinela is an open pit mine that mainly produces copper and molybdenum concentrate, through a process of milling and flotation in the sulfide and copper cathode line using a solvent extraction and electro-winning process in the Oxides line.