About Us

Because we are much more than copper, we lead a business of excellence with passion in order to build a better society.

What We Do

We operate one of the world’s largest copper deposits with an approach based on risk management and safety in order to develop a world-class mining operation.

Our People

We strive constantly to maintain constructive relations of permanent collaboration with our employees, providing opportunities for meeting and communication and fostering dialogue and mutual respect.

Sustainability

Sustainability is the Company’s central pillar and the framework which guides the way it does business and applies at all levels of the organisation, including people, projects, operations, installations and products

Communities

Collahuasi’s social investment focuses on areas such as education, local development, the promotion of tourism, conservation of heritage and the environment and the health of people where it can make a sustained contribution over time.

Collahuasi Educational Foundation

Collahuasi has channelled an important part of its social investment in recent years through the Educational Foundation it created in 2009.

Collahuasi at a glance

  • (Español) Agua

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  • Energy

    Thanks to a joint work the Autonomous Photovoltaic System of Copaquire and Tamentica was inaugurated, with this, the lighting of the Huatacondo creek with renewable energy for three different communities was completed.

  • Social Investment

    93% of social investment goes to education, local development and job creation.

  • Copper

    In 2017 Collahuasi achieved a historic copper production of 524 thousand tons, equivalent to 9.5% of the total production of Chile.

  • Educational Foundation

    30 educational establishments in the region are supported by the Collahuasi Educational Foundation.

  • Efficient

    In 2017 we continue to be efficient in the use of water resources, with 79.2% of water recirculation in the process.

  • GDP

    We contribute economically with an equivalent of 36.8% to the GDP of the Tarapacá region, and 1.16% of Chile’s GDP in 2017.

  • Job

    In 2017, through the generation of direct and indirect employment, we positively impacted more than 18,950 people throughout the country.

  • Carbon Footprint

    We are the only mining company in Chile that verifies its carbon footprint.

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Highlights

Las bondades de la pampa y el mundo submarino deleitan en Salas de Arte en Pozo Almonte y Pica

Piezas textiles de promisorios artistas del Centro Teletón Iquique y el registro visual de las maravillas del mundo submarino del fotógrafo y trabajador de Collahuasi, Roberto Sánchez, son las exposiciones artísticas que están a disposición de la comunidad en forma gratuita.

CDI fútbol playa prepara sus maletas a Copa Libertadores 2019

El campeonato de la Liga Fútbol Playa en Iquique fue el marco apropiado para realizar un proceso de selección de los 12 mejores exponentes de esta disciplina, quienes representarán al país en el extranjero. Estas instancias deportivas contaron con el apoyo de Compañía Minera Doña Inés de Collahuasi.

Collahuasi recibió reconocimiento por su compromiso con la preservación del patrimonio salitrero de la región

Fruto de una mancomunión de esfuerzos públicos y privados, entre los que destacan aportes de Collahuasi, las ex oficinas salitreras Humberstone y Santa Laura inician una nueva fase de preservación patrimonial, fuera ya de estar en categoría de peligro, con una serie de proyectos a desarrollar en el mediano plazo.

Collahuasi recibe reconocimiento por innovadora política de desarrollo de proveedores en CIMIT 2019

En el marco de la cuarta versión del congreso, la compañía minera anunció la nueva medida que será aplicable para futuros contratos de hasta US$3 millones, contribuyendo al desarrollo de proveedores y emprendedores locales.

Images of Tarapacá and Collahuasi