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

Con 18 nuevos ventiladores Collahuasi continúa fortaleciendo la respuesta sanitaria de Tarapacá

Con esta nueva contribución, la compañía ha gestionado un total de 32 ventiladores mecánicos para la atención de pacientes con complejidad respiratoria afectados por Covid-19, además de la primera máquina PCR de la región.

Ministro Prokurica destacó aporte de las empresas mineras durante la pandemia por Covid-19 y aseguró que “la vamos a derrotar entre todos”

El secretario de Estado destacó el nuevo aporte que realizó la Compañía Doña Inés de Collahuasi, que ha entregado 14 ventiladores mecánicos al Hospital Regional de Iquique y 15 mil test rápidos de diagnóstico.  

15 mil test rápidos de Covid-19 y 4 nuevos ventiladores mecánicos son entregados al Servicio de Salud Regional por Collahuasi

Los test permitirán acelerar el proceso de detección y prevención del coronavirus entre los grupos de alto riesgo en Tarapacá, definidos por la autoridad. Se suma la gestión de otros 4 ventiladores mecánicos para pacientes con alta complejidad respiratoria, totalizando 14 equipos que la compañía ha puesto a disposición de los habitantes de la región.  […]

Costureras de caletas del sur de Iquique elaboran con el apoyo de Collahuasi 6 mil mascarillas reutilizables para sus vecinos

La iniciativa es ejecutada entre costureras de Chanavayita, Chanavaya, Caramucho y Cáñamo, las cuatro juntas de vecinos y Collahuasi. Las mujeres fueron capacitadas para fabricar mascarillas, las que una vez confeccionadas son sanitizadas por la compañía y entregadas nuevamente a la comunidad para su distribución. Gracias a un trabajo colaborativo entre Collahuasi y las juntas […]

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