The most important mining project of Bolivia with an approximate investment of 1.8 billion dollars. These funds have been used in exploration works, a feasibility study, environmental studies, project engineering, preparation of the mine, construction of the plant and the supporting infrastructure, working capital, sustaining capital and financial expenses.
With regard to infrastructure, today more than 200 kilometers of roads and bridges and a railway branch of 65 kilometers ensure better connections of the communities to the region, the Department of Potosí and the country.
Roads and Bridges
In terms of basic services, MSC completed a power transmission line of 172 kilometers long, supported the preparation of designs and studies for a water harvesting and treatment system, and put in place potable water connections in the communities for the benefit of hundreds of local families.
In 2013 MSC bought state-of-the-art machinery comprising ten 793D Caterpillar trucks, two KOMATSU PC8000 hydraulic shovels and two Atlas Copco Pit Vipper 351 drills.