Plant engineering Foster Wheeler Provides Engineering for Molybdenum Project in Chile

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Swiss based engineering specialists Foster Wheeler will provide engineering, procurement and related services for a grassroots molybdenum refinery of Codelco in Mejillones, Chile.

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Santiago/Chile – “This award reflects Codelco's continued confidence in the quality of our technical expertise in minerals processing and our project execution”, stated Dave Lawson, President and Global Leader of Minerals and Metals at Foster Wheeler. The plant will process up to 16,000 tonnes per year of molybdenum feedstock, producing also copper, rhenium and sulfuric acid as by-products.