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

Con destacados expositores realizarán Congreso Regional de Educación en Iquique

El encuentro sectorial busca entregar herramientas y experiencias exitosas para aportar a la formación y trabajo en el aula. Los seminarios están sujetos a inscripción a través del sitio web www.fundacioncollahuasi.cl.

Humberstone y Santa Laura son rememoradas en Sala de Arte Collahuasi Iquique

Durante octubre, la comunidad disfrutará de esta muestra visual, que a través de paisajes, retratos y locaciones destaca el quehacer minero y la vida pampina en estas ex oficinas salitreras.

Pica y Alto Hospicio reciben funciones gratuitas del musical “Amadeus, el Luthier”

Los municipios de Pica y Alto Hospicio, en conjunto con el Ministerio de las Culturas, las Artes y el Patrimonio, la Corporación Cultural de Iquique y Compañía Minera Doña Inés de Collahuasi lograron la exhibición de dos funciones totalmente gratuitas del musical “Amadeus, el Luthier” en ambas comunas mencionadas.

Más de 8 mil personas visitaron muestra sobre Nikola Tesla en Sala Collahuasi

Desde su apertura, la exposición del científico serbocroata cautivó rápidamente a la comunidad nortina, con una serie de inventos y teorías que redefinieron el desarrollo tecnológico de nuestros días.

Images of Tarapacá and Collahuasi