Smoke extraction shaft
- Construction company: Strabag – Edilmac Desarrollos Verticales SpA
- Building owner: Codelco Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile
- Construction time RSB: April 2022 – still in construction
Cylinder: 8,0 m diameter / 42,0 m height
- Special features:
In the world’s largest copper mine in the Chilean mountains, mining is being moved underground. The 42 m deep shaft required for smoke extraction/ventilation is climbed in sections with a 3 m high steel formwork without a crane or additional equipment.A challenge, high up in the mountains – yet deep down!