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[Air charter to Los Pelambres andf group]

On the Airstrip at Chacay, en-route to the Los Pelambres Mine   -  with the chartered Aerocardal Dornier 228.
The group had taken-off from Santiago Airport at 7:25 am and flown to Chacay, landing at 08:00 am, after a 35 minute flight. They were taken by a mine provided bus to the mine medical centre for a check-up at altitude before the visit started at 9:30 am. They retraced their steps in the afternoon to be back in Santiago by 5:10 pm.

Standing - From left: Fernando Matos (CVRD, Chile), Antonio Arribas (Placer Dome Exploration, South America), Roque Coelho (Anglo American, Brazil), Tony Green (Noranda - Falconbridge, Canada), Fernando Hintze (Consultant to Tour, Chile), Craig Parry (Rio Tinto Mining & Exploration, Chile), Valério Jardim Oliveira (CVRD, Brazil), Jun Rovillos (Ivanhoe Mines, Philippines), Adam Burley (Rio Tinto Mining & Exploration, West Africa).
Kneeling - From left: Camilo Raggo (Rio Tinto Mining & Exploration, Chile), Gerson Oliveira (CVRD, Brazil), Craig MacDougall (Noranda Pacific, Australia), Riaan Esterhuizen (Rio Tinto Mining & Exploration, West Africa).
Photograph by Mike Porter.
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