Massive mining evaporation ponds constructed in Chilean desert

February 1st, 2007 / By: / Feature, Geomembranes, Separation

The Salar de Atacama in Chile is the site of the largest PVC geomembrane installation in the world—more than 16 million m2 utilized in mining operations since 1996. By Dominic Berube,1 Patrick Diebel,2 Andre Rollin,3 and Timothy D. Stark4 The largest PVC geomembrane installation in the world is so immense that it can be seen […]

 

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