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COMPANY PROFILE

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WHO WE ARE
BRASS is a full service engineering company established in year 2000 focused in design of fluid transport systems. Its specialty is in slurry transport systems, either concentrate or tailings, in long distance pipelines. Headquartered in San Ramon, California, USA, has global presence in Chile, Brazil, Peru, China and Philippines.
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BRASS worldwide offices are as follows:
Company Name BRASS Engineering International Location San Ramon, California, USA General Manager Brad L. Ricks

BRASS Chile S.A.


BRASS Beijing BRASS do Brasil BRASS Technologies Inc.

Santiago, Chile
Beijing, China Belo Horizonte, Brazil Quezon City, Philippines

Roy G Betinol
George Shou Mauricio Rios Fernando Sajona

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BRASS maintains key experts and professionals in the industry:
Brad L. Ricks, PE, MS, over 40 years in slurry pipeline design. Roy G. Betinol, PE, +25 years in pipeline design George Shou, PhD Civil, +25 years in slurry pipeline design Nara Altmann, PhD Rheology Victor Parzyk, PhD Corrosion, NACE 4 certified July 2012 Presentacin BRASS

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Certified with ISO-9001-2000 since 2008 Implemented criteria for ISO-14001 and IS0-18001 for certification in 2012. Implemented in-house management of Carbon Footprint both in corporate and in project design level.

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OUR PRINCIPLE
Excel through innovation. Quality as a mark of distinction Leadership and training as our business core Equal Opportunity

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OUR COMMITMENT
Client Satisfaction Adherence to Local and International Standards Provide the best working environment to our employees Reduction of Companys Carbon and Water Footprint

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OUR CULTURE & ETHICS


Cultural Diversity Environmental Awareness Community Relations Honesty Dependability

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OUR BUSINESS
Engineering and Design of long distance pipeline transport systems. Engineering and Design of Filter Plant & Terminal Water Management Construction Management Commissioning and Startup Operations Support Services Maintenance Support Services
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OUR BUSINESS
Engineering and Design of long distance pipeline transport systems.
Scoping and Pre-Feasibility Studies Bankable Feasibility Studies EPCM Systems Simulation and Modeling Pipe Stress Analysis Pipeline Expert Control System Leak Detection System
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Pipeline Integrated Management System Operation Support and Operator Training

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OUR BUSINESS
Pipeline pigging and Chemical Cleaning Laboratory Testing of Slurry Properties

BEFORE
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OUR BUSINESS
Pipeline Systems

Desalinated Seawater

Concentrate Slurry
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Tailings and Water Recovery


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Oil Products and Gas


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Concentrate Pipeline Project


Project Names El Morro Cerro Casale El Pachon Type of Type of Engineering Slurry Detailed Detailed Copper Copper Project Status In Progress Complet e Complet e Complet e In Progress Complet e Year 2011 Pipeline Description 198 km., 6 Dia., 1 PS, 800k tpa 123 km., 6 Dia., 1 PS, 900k tpa

Feasibility

Copper Copper Iron Copper

2012 125 km., 6 Dia, 1 PS, 700 tpa 2012 200 km., 8 Dia., 1 PS, 1,200k tpa 80 km., 10 Dia., 1 PS, 1,400k tpa

Collahuas Prei Feasibility CAP Galeno Detailed Feasibility

2011 140 km., 8 Dia., 1 PS, 850k tpa


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Concentrate Pipeline Project


Project Names Taconite Type of Type of Engineering Slurry PFS and FS Iron Project Status Year Pipeline Description Bankable 2014 650 km, 28-inch, FS 22 MTA, cold region

Vale, Brazil

Detailed and Startup


Basic BFS Hydraulic Studies Conceptual

Bauxite

WIP

2012 Installation of a secondary pump station at km 250


2010 450 km, 2012 400 km 2012 25 Km

Ferrous, Brazil Samarco, Brazil MMX, Sepetiba Bay Gro Mogol Ilhus

iron
Iron Iron

Complet e Complet e WIP

Basic

Iron

WIP

2012 470 km
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Concentrate Pipeline Project


Project Names GCT Type of Type of Engineering Slurry EPC (partnered) Project Status Year Pipeline Description

PhosphoGypsu WIP m

2014 2 & 2 Slurry lines / 2 brine return, 22 km, 22-inches & 20-inch/ 18 & 20 ?? 100 km, 24 MTA, 30-inch, cold region, includes slurry prep

Later

Conceptual

Potash

WIP

Later

Detailed

Iron

On-hold

Later 120 km, MTA, inch

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Concentrate Pipeline Project


Project Names Later Type of Type of Engineering Slurry PFS Coal Project Status WIP Year ?? Pipeline Description 250 km, 40-inch, 25 MTA, includes slurry prep and dewatering 130 km, 24-inch

Ramu, Papua New Guinea Lepanto Mine, Philippine s

Detailed

Nickel

Start-up, Commer cial Operatio n WIP On Hold

Curr ent

Scoping

Copper

2011

65 km,, 6 dia.

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Major Water Pipeline Projects


Project Names El Morro Type of Type of Engineering Water Detailed Desalinate d Project Status In Progress Year Pipeline Description 198 km., 30 Dia., 5 PS, 750 l/s

Cerro Casale

Detailed

Deepwell System

Complete

2010

123 km., 32 Dia., 1 PS, 900 l/s


125 km., 8 Dia, 3 PS, 50 l/s 200 km., 44 Dia., 5 PS, 1700 l/s 80 km., 18 Dia., 1 PS, 250 L/S 140 km., 36
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El Pachon Collahuasi

Feasibility PreFeasibility Detailed Detailed

Process Water Desalinate d Desalinate d

Complete Complete

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CAP
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Major Tailings Pipeline Projects


Project Names Toromoch o Type of Type of Engineering Water Detailed Fresh Water Project Status Under Constructi on Year ?? Pipeline Description Largest PD station in the world, 5 km, 30inch, paste tailings

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OUR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE


Proven extensive years of experience in the industry. Dedicated Specialists. Leading Edge Technology in Proprietary Calculations, Simulations and Modeling Globally situated to respond to clients immediate needs

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