14th World Copper Conference

13 - 15 April 2015 - Santiago, Chile

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Anglo American is one of the world’s largest mining companies. Its portfolio of mining businesses spans bulk commodities – iron ore and manganese, metallurgical coal and thermal coal; base metals and minerals – copper, nickel, niobium and phosphates; and precious metals and minerals – in which it is a global leader in both platinum and diamonds. 

The Copper business is engaged in the exploration, production and marketing of copper and molybdenum and has 6 operations in Chile: Los Bronces, El Soldado, Mantos Blancos, Mantoverde, the Chagres smelter, and an interest in the Collahuasi mine; and it has Quellaveco project in Peru. Besides this, it undertakes exploration in regions with the greatest potential in different parts of the world.


Compañía Minera Doña Inés de Collahuasi produces copper and molybdenum concentrate and copper cathodes at its three open-pit mines located in the Pica municipal district of northern Chile’s Tarapacá Region. Its owners are Anglo American plc (44%), Glencore (44%) and Japan Collahuasi Resources B.V. (12%).

Collahuasi’s copper deposit is currently the sixth largest in the world and it is Chile’s fourth largest copper producer. The potential of Collahuasi’s geological resources is also among the greatest in the world.

For 50+ years, Fluor has been providing innovative solutions on major mining projects across six continents. As one of the world’s leading engineering, procurement, construction EPC-EPCM, and project management companies, Fluor has successfully executed some of the mining industry’s most challenging projects. Fluor has the execution expertise to deliver capital projects safely, on schedule, within budget, while meeting the highest quality standards. 

Fluor Mining & Metals services range from studies, process design, EPC-EPCM, startup, and commissioning. Fluor’s world-class technical capabilities encompass materials handling, leaching, SX-EW, comminution, flotation, smelters, emissions reduction, project planning and execution, and infrastructure solutions, among other competencies.


HSBC Bank (Chile) is a fully incorporated bank in Chile with market presence since 1981. The HSBC Chile office is represented by a team of around 130 professionals focusing on all areas of Global Banking and Markets.   HSBC Chile operates with a single corporate branch located at the heart of metropolitan Santiago.

Focusing primarily on corporate banking geared towards multinationals, HSBC provides a spectrum of banking services for customers: Credit, Trade Finance, Trade Services, Treasury and Financial Markets Capabilities, FX and Cash Management.

HSBC Chile is liaising between customers in Chile and abroad, connecting a global network of investors.

HSBC's Global Markets business is one of the largest of its kind in the world. It combines sophisticated global coverage with a detailed knowledge of local markets. Our trading and sales forces deal with a variety customers, including the world's central banks, international and local corporations, institutional investors, financial institutions and other market participants, both onshore and offshore markets.


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


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Amec Foster Wheeler is an industry leader in global mining solutions. For more than 60 years, we have been trusted to deliver some of the most logistically and technically challenging mining projects in the world. We are focused on delivering consistent value to customers with safety and integrity in all we do.
Connect with our experts in geology and environmental consulting, mineral processing, project and construction management, operations support and mine closure.


Glencore is one of the world’s largest global diversified natural resource companies and a major producer and marketer of more than 90 commodities. The Group's operations comprise of over 150 mining and metallurgical sites, oil production assets and agricultural facilities.
With a strong footprint in both established and emerging regions for natural resources, Glencore's industrial and marketing activities are supported by a global network of more than 90 offices located in over 50 countries.
Glencore's customers are industrial consumers, such as those in the automotive, steel, power generation, oil and food processing. We also provide financing, logistics and other services to producers and consumers of commodities. Glencore's companies employ around 181,000 people, including contractors.
Glencore is proud to be a member of the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights and the International Council on Mining and Metals. Glencore is an active participant in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative.


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.



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