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

SMA aprueba Plan de Cumplimiento presentado por Collahuasi

La Superintendencia de Medio Ambiente (SMA) se pronunció positivamente respecto del Plan de Cumplimiento refundido presentado por Collahuasi, instancia en la que comprometió un conjunto de 56 medidas para responder a las observaciones emanadas por la autoridad en el marco del proceso sancionatorio que se inició en enero de 2018 en faena cordillera.

Collahuasi y Deportes Iquique renuevan convenio de colaboración, suman rama femenina, fútbol playa y Sub-17

Sponsor de la rama femenina de fútbol de Deportes Iquique, apoyo al equipo Sub-17 del Club y mejoras a las condiciones de entrenamiento e implementación son parte de las iniciativas que lidera la compañía minera, con el objetivo de fomentar el deporte e impulsar nuevos talentos deportivos regionales.

Cátedra UNAP – Collahuasi convoca a más de 400 universitarios para abordar el perfil laboral del futuro

La iniciativa busca entregarle herramientas a futuros profesionales de la región para que puedan desempeñarse en un mundo laboral marcado por la innovación y los cambios tecnológicos.

Música y colores andinos tiñeron la Sala de Arte Casa Collahuasi

El jazz y el arte se tomaron la tradicional avenida Baquedano, donde los jóvenes de la Cormudesi Big Band realizaron su última presentación, antes de iniciar su gira internacional por Europa. La actividad fue la previa de la inauguración de la Sala de Arte, con su muestra correspondiente al mes de junio denominada “Jallalla”.

Images of Tarapacá and Collahuasi