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Teck Resources – QB2


Teck Resources – QB2

Project Type



Quebrada Blanca Phase 2 (QB2)

Tarapacá Region of northern Chile


Project Type Quebrada Blanca Phase 2 (QB2)
Location Tarapacá Region of northern Chile
Completion 2020

Project Scope

Teck’s Quebrada Blanca Phase 2 (QB2) project will be one of the largest copper operations in the world and will be developed under the current Quebrada Blanca operation deposit.

PROK Chile was engaged for the manufacture and supply of 57 engineered pulleys for the project. The dimensions range from 450mm to 2000mm in diameter.

PROK pulleys are Designed with years of industry advancement and infinite fatigue life criteria. These pulleys delivered to QB2 will assist with maximising uptime and reducing their total cost of ownership.

Key Statistics


QB2 is located in an extremely elevated location, 4,400m above sea level.


The QB2 expansion will add 300,000 tonnes of annual copper production.


QB2 has an initial mine life of 28 years.

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