ABB is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility, industry, and transport and infrastructure customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in roughly 100 countries and employs about 140,000 people.
Outotec provides leading technologies and services for the Sustainable use of Earth’s natural resources. As the global leader in minerals and metals processing technology, we have developed many breakthrough technologies over the decades for our customers in metals and mining industry. We also provide innovative solutions for industrial water treatment, the utilization of alternative energy sources and the chemical industry. Outotec shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.
SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the world and a major player in the ownership and operation of infrastructure. Over the last 50 years, SNC-Lavalin has completed mining & fertilizer projects worldwide, including some of the largest projects ever undertaken in the industry. SNC-Lavalin can undertake every stage of project development, from scoping studies and metallurgical test work to detailed feasibility study and final design to construction and commissioning. Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin has offices in over 50 countries around the world, and is currently active in some 100 countries. www.snclavalin.com/mining
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) was established in April 2001 through the merger of two leading banks: The Sakura Bank, Limited, and The Sumitomo Bank, Limited. SMBC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc., (SMFG). SMBC’s competitive advantages include a strong customer base, the quick implementation of strategies, and an extensive lineup of financial products and services that leverage the expertise of strategic Group companies in specialized areas. SMBC, works together with other members of the Group to offer customers in the metals and mining sector highly sophisticated and comprehensive financial services. In May 2013 SMBC established its office in Santiago to further expand its business in Chile.