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

  • Water

    The company has contributed in the reconstruction of more than 16 km of irrigation canals in the town of Pica.

  • Energy

    100% use of renewable electric energy by 2020.

  • Social Investment

    Mainly focused on 4 areas: public space and environment; productive development; social and cultural development; and education.

  • Copper

    In 2019 Collahuasi achieved a historical production of copper of 565 thousand tons, equivalent to 9,8% of the total production of Chile.

  • Educational Foundation

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

  • Efficient

    In 2018 we continue to be efficient in the use of water resources, with 76.7% of water recirculation in the process.

  • GDP

    We contribute economically with an equivalent of 35.5% to the GDP of the Tarapacá region, and 1.24% of the GDP of Chile in 2018.

  • Job

    In 2018, by generating direct and indirect employment, we positively impacted almost 18,000 people across the country.

  • Carbon Footprint

    In 2018, we achieved a GHG reduction of 15% compared to the previous year.

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Highlights

100 nuevas MiPymes de la región se reactivan con el apoyo de “Impulso Tarapacá” de Collahuasi

Con esta nueva entrega del “Plan Impulso Tarapacá” de Collahuasi, ya suman más de 600 las MiPymes beneficiadas desde el inicio del programa en noviembre de 2020. A ello, se suma el resguardo de más de 1.000 empleos directamente vinculados a la reactivación de las micro y pequeñas empresas locales.

Vecinos y vecinas del litoral sur de Iquique cumplen un sueño y culminan estudios pendientes de enseñanza básica y media

31 vecinos de Chanavayita, Caramucho y Cáñamo recibieron sus certificados de enseñanza básica y media tras participar en el Programa de Nivelación de Estudios, implementado en alianza entre el Ministerio de Educación, Asociación de Industriales de Iquique y El Tamarugal, y Collahuasi.

María Teresa de Helados Milano: Iquiqueña que se reinventa junto a otras emprendedoras con “Impulso Tarapacá”

María Teresa Zerega, Ingrid Widerström y Marisol Marín son tres emprendedoras que han enfrentado en el último año los duros efectos económicos de la pandemia. Sin embargo, gracias a su perseverancia y a la adjudicación de fondos del “Plan Impulso Tarapacá”, hoy están reactivando sus sueños y proyectos. 

Fundación Educacional Collahuasi contribuye en la vuelta a clases online para más de 1.500 alumnos de Pica y Alto Hospicio

Implementando tecnología de avanzada, Collahuasi y su Fundación Educacional trabajan coordinadamente desde el año pasado con los liceos Juan Pablo II de Alto Hospicio y Padre Alberto Hurtado de Pica para garantizar la continuidad educativa 2021, priorizando las clases online mientras dure la pandemia por el Covid-19.

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