The El Morro Copper-Gold Project is a proposed open pit development of the La Fortuna deposit located in Region III of northern Chile, approximately 660 km north of Santiago. Mineral processing will be by conventional flotation method and concentrate will be transferred via buried pipeline to the filter plant located at the port facility. Other development includes access roads and a transmission line.
Knight Piésold was retained to develop the environmental impact study (EIS) of the project. As part of the EIS, Knight Piésold completed the following: