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

Servicio de Salud de Iquique inicia instalación de equipamiento sanitario aportado por Collahuasi a la región

Los equipos e insumos de apoyo médico para fortalecer el Servicio de Salud Regional están siendo trasladados, según su arribo a la región, al Hospital Regional y al PAME para comenzar su utilización efectiva. Esta contribución permitirá duplicar la capacidad de respuesta frente al Covid-19 que actualmente tiene Tarapacá.

Collahuasi ajusta en 40% su dotación en faena y lanza plan para duplicar capacidad sanitaria de Tarapacá ante Covid-19

A la disminución progresiva de personal en faena y el reforzamiento de medidas de prevención y control sanitario en todas sus instalaciones, se suma un trabajo conjunto con el Gobierno y Ejército, para reforzar instalaciones como el Hospital de Iquique y un recinto hospitalario de emergencia con camas UTI para pacientes críticos.

Medidas implementadas por Collahuasi para enfrentar Coronavirus

Al reforzamiento de medidas de prevención y control de sanitario de los trabajadores, se suma la disminución de la dotación de personal de proyectos en faena Cordillera.

Collahuasi dona a Servicio de Salud de Tarapacá equipo de punta para diagnóstico oportuno de Covid-19

Con la nueva tecnología, se reducirá a sólo 4 horas la obtención de resultados, agilizando la identificación de las personas infectadas, lo que resulta clave para contener la propagación del virus.

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