2003 - User Conference
The PI System, Plataforma de Gestión Operacional Codelco Norte
The platform of integration of information PI at the Division, allows the availability of information in real-time, a quick and easy user’s accessibility, which has allowed to pass over the power of information from control levels to management levels, providing day to day appropriate information to maximize the economic performance of the Division, achieving to evaluate the process, to settle down alternatives of change and to optimize resources. An example of the usage of this management tool has been the control of energy consumption, online report of operation, control of production of anodes, control of operational lost and metallurgical balance.
- Metals Mining & Materials
Codelco Chile - División Codelco Norte
Leonel Mundaca Pérez
Leonel Mundaca was born in Calama Chile in 1964 and graduated in 1987 as an Electronic Civil Engineer at the age of 23 from Tarapaca University, Arica, Chile. Between 1988 and 1990, he worked as a Project Engineer at Mantos Blancos Mining Company. From 1990 to 1994, he worked as Automation Leader at Chuquicamata Codelco. Later on, accepts the position of Head of Automation Unit at the Foundry of Concentrate between the years 1994 and 1998. From 1998 to present he has developed automation projects at the División Chuquicamata, besides he has managed the platform of operational integration of the Division, developing applications in the scope of reduction of costs, operational improvements, post-evaluation of projects and metallurgical balances using PI System tools.