El Abra Project

El Abra Project services for the 14 km copper ore conveyor included: downhills, tunnel, splice design, dynamic testing, forensic testing and design audit.

Year of Construction: 1998
Location: El Abra Mine, Chile
Length : 23.588 km
Power: 8,775kW
Capacity: 8,600 tph
Strength: ST-3150 N/mm
Velocity : 4.7 m/s
Material: Copper Ore

Interesting Features:

  • The 9 km downhill is equipped with four 1800 kW wound rotor motor drives.
  • 485 m elevation
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