13th World Copper Conference

07 - 09 April 2014 - Santiago, Chile

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Fluor Chile was created in 1978 and since then it has accumulated experience in the areas of mining, petrochemicals, chemicals, refining, infrastructure, environment and gas pipelines. Fluor currently has more than 1800 employees among Engineers and Technicians that support projects assigned in Chile and South America. It also counts with the technical support of professionals of other offices worldwide, assigned either full-time or part-time according to the requirements of each of our projects.


Bank of America Merrill Lynch is one of the world’s largest financial institutions, providing a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial products and services. It is a leading global bank and wealth management franchise and a premier corporate and investment banking and capital market business, providing innovative services in M&A, equity and debt capital raising, lending, trading, risk management, research, and liquidity and payments management. Clients and customers can expect access to a comprehensive suite of world class products, services, and expertise from an organization that serves clients through operations in more than 40 countries and has relationships with 97 percent of the U.S. Fortune 500 companies and 73 percent of the Fortune Global 500.
For additional information regarding Bank of America Merrill Lynch, please visit www.baml.com


SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the world and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure, and in the provision of operations and maintenance services. The SNC-Lavalin companies have offices across Canada and in over 35 other countries around the world, and are currently working in some 100 countries.


Anglo American is one of the world’s largest mining companies with operations on the five continents. It produces copper, platinum, diamonds, nickel, iron ore, thermal coal and metallurgical coal.

The Copper business unit 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 projects in Peru and the United States. Besides this, it undertakes exploration in regions with the greatest potential in different parts of the world.


Aramark is a world leader in professional services, headquartered in The United States. In our operation in Chile, Argentina Perú and Colombia, we provide world class award-winning food services, hospitality management, facilities management and uniforms for the mining industry, hospitals, universities, schools, businesses and many other clients. We help clients use these support services to achieve their mission.



Silver sponsors:

With more than 6,600 people working, Finning South America is the leading distributor in the region of Caterpillar products and services.
Through a network of 75 facilities, branches, offices, distribution centers, among other locations in Chile, Bolivia, Argentina and Uruguay, Finning ensures complete and efficient support for all products.
At regional and global level, Finning is committed to developing solutions that meet the needs of small and large mining industry, ensuring high
standards of safety, pollution control and reliability processes.
With a broad experience of more than 79 years of continuous innovation and excellence in service, Finning has helped to bring progress to the most remote places contributing to their most ambitious projects. This is the spirit allowing the company to live up to the challenges ahead miners.
Finning South America currently has more than 156,000 m2 of infrastructure to serve its customers and more than 2,600 Certified Technicians who are working in the field to meet this challenging demand, the best professional and personal level.


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.


Glencore Xstrata is one of the world’s largest global diversified natural resource companies and is one of the biggest companies within the FTSE 100 Index. The Group’s industrial and marketing activities are supported by a global network of more than 90 offices located in over 50 countries. Our diversified operations comprise of over 150 mining and metallurgical sites, offshore oil production assets, farms and agricultural facilities. We employ approximately 190,000 people, including contractors.

The combination of a leading integrated producer and marketer of commodities with a leading portfolio of industrial assets enables us to capture value at every stage of the supply chain from sourcing raw materials deep underground to delivering products to an international customer base.

We are a major producer and marketer of over 90 commodities that are transformed into products used in everyday life, such as mobile phones, bicycles, cutlery, plastics and electricity, to customers in industries ranging from automotive to food processing and power.



AMEC is a leading international engineering and project management company. For more than 60 years, AMEC has developed some of the most challenging mining projects in the world from concept through closure. We provide front-end consulting and comprehensive EPCM and project management services for new projects and existing mine operations.

We are industry leaders in the development of Technical Reports (NI 43-101, JORC and SAMREC compliance standards), environmental and socio-economic impact assessments, mine water treatment, and permitting and closure planning. Our customers include major multi-nationals, junior mining companies and financial institutions. AMEC operates centres of mining expertise in Australia, Canada, Brazil, Chile, Mongolia, Peru, South Africa, UK and US. http://www.amec.com/mining




Antofagasta Minerals is the main national private mining group, with most of its capital of Chilean origin. Antofagasta Minerals is today the fourth copper producer in the country and in 2013 it was within the top 10 copper producers around the world. The group is a subsidiary of Antofagasta plc and is listed in the London Stock Exchange. It controls mining companies Michilla, Los Pelambres, El Tesoro and Esperanza; all of them located in Chile. Antofagasta Minerals is currently developing a number of projects and exploration activities around the world.

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