PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aramark (NYSE:ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, was awarded a new 27 month contract to support the expansion of Teck Resources Limited’s Quebrada Blanca mining operation. The phase two of the copper mine is intended to increase the life span of the Quebrada Blanca facility, which is located in the Tarapacá region of northern Chile.
“We are very pleased to support on this new venture by providing services to the contractors on site,” said Brent Franks, Chief Operating Officer of Aramark’s International business. “Aramark has supported Teck at Quebrada Blanca for the past 12 years and we value our long standing partnership and the opportunity to build on our food service capabilities with additional support services during the construction phase of this new mine.”
Aramark will provide food services including breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks; facility services including minor maintenance, cleaning and housekeeping; laundry service; and recreational management including fitness facilities and special events for the workers.
Aramark is the leading provider of support services to the mining industry in Chile with a 14 year-track record working in remote sites to bring essential services to miners that operate in underground or open-pit mines.
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