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.
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.
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.
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.