SQM Monitoring System

Client Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM) is a leading company, whose diverse projects include lithium extraction in the Salar de Atacama, which was the context for this monitoring system project.

Challenge:

Our challenge was to provide the communities, environmental authorities and the general public with a platform where they could look for monitoring data and information on SQM’s operating processes in the Salar de Atacama.

Result:

We succeeded in developing a web platform, integrated with a number of services fed through an API. Its query and search functionalities allow users to access thousands of graphs, tables, downloads and other documentation of interest to the public.

Impact:

The SQM Salar Online Monitoring system set a historical company benchmark in terms of access to information on its production processes by creating an educational, scientific and statistical platform that reflects its engagement with the community and the environmental authorities.

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There are 225 hydrogeological monitoring points that provide historical data stretching back 20 years.

“The online monitoring project posed an enormous challenge for the company, given the sheer number of records, their frequency, interrelation with different areas and the very tight development deadlines. Having the constant support of Ilógica and Flow Hydro was instrumental in accomplishing the goal we had set to provide information to our diverse website audience in a timely and accurate manner. This project is also a key element of our sustainability strategy and provides valuable resources on our operations in the Salar de Atacama, making us a global pioneer in terms of data availability.”

Valentin Barrera, Project Manager, SQM.

Middleware development

Integration of systems with data and content sources, providing a tailor-made backoffice.

Multi-language system

Given the global reach of this platform, the website can be adapted to any language chosen by the client.

24/7 support

We delivered complementary hosting services on Google Cloud and 24/7 support through monitoring tools.

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