Spain’s Acciona developing & investing $60 mn in 130.2-MW PV project in Chile

Spanish renewable energy and infrastructure group Acciona SA plans to build a 130.2-MW alternating current solar park in the Chilean region of Antofagasta. Acciona’s Chilean unit this week presented the environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Pedro de Valdivia photovoltaic (PV) project, stating that it plans to invest $60 million in the scheme. Acciona plans to start construction in October 2022 and complete the project in 14 months, according to the EIS.

Chilean fruit exports fall 7% in volume and 11% in value between January and August

According to data from the Office of Agricultural Studies and Policies (Odepa) of the Ministry of Agriculture of Chile, the export of fruit between January and August 2020 fell by 7% in volume and 11% in value compared to the same period of the previous year, totaling 2.62 million tons and $4.972 million FOB. 76% of the value of exports corresponded to fresh fruit, 17% to processed fruit and 7% to dried fruits.

Capstone Mining enters talks with Sigdo Koppers to build a port for Santo Domingo mine

Capstone Mining has entered talks with Chilean industrial group Sigdo Koppers to build a port for its Santo Domingo mine project, the copper producer said. Under the deal, Puerto Abierto would buy, build and operate the deep-water port and finance its development while the Santo Domingo mine would be the port's principal and preferred client.