Veladero Mine is located in the province of San Juan, Argentina, approximately 5 km from the western border with Chile and at a height between 3,800 and 5,000 masl. The mine began production in 2005.
Knight Piésold developed the detailed engineering of phase 6 of the heap leaching system in Veladero Mine valley. This included the engineering required for permit construction management and to carry out construction.
The consultancy mainly included the following: