SQM unveils most significant electrical fleet in Chilean mining market

With the launch of the new fleet, SQM mentioned it is on observe to accomplish carbon neutrality in all its products by 2040 and follows up from the company’s announcement at the finish of 2021 that it was becoming a member of the UN’s Race to Zero program.

SQM had now introduced Chile’s to start with substantial-tonnage electric truck to be used in big-scale mining onto an 86-kilometer route from the company’s Coya Sur plant in María Elena to the port of Tocopilla, conserving somewhere around 3,840 tonnes of CO2 for each calendar year.   

The automobiles were introduced on the esplanade of the Huanchaca Ruins in Antofagasta, at an party that was attended by regional and group leaders.

 “As a corporation we are happy to launch this fleet, contributing to the improvement of nationwide electromobility and advertising and marketing the use of electrical cars in the north of Chile, covering the areas of Antofagasta and Tarapacá, concentrating on operational parts of our internet sites and on the transfer of all personnel of SQM who dwell all over the countrywide territory,” mentioned José Miguel Berguño, SQM VP, corporate expert services. 

“It is one much more action in our robust Sustainability Program that reaffirms our motivation to the surroundings, the communities encompassing our operations, and the setting.”