Los Pelambres
Los Pelambres
60% Owned

Los Pelambres is a sulphide deposit in Chile’s Coquimbo Region, 240 km north of Santiago. It produces copper concentrate (containing gold and silver) and molybdenum concentrate through a milling and flotation process.

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Centinela
Centinela
70% Owned

Centinela was formed in 2014 from the merger of the Esperanza and El Tesoro mining companies. Centinela mines sulphide and oxide deposits 1,350 km north of Santiago in the Antofagasta Region, one of Chile’s most important mining areas. Centinela Concentrates produces copper concentrate (containing gold and silver) through a milling and flotation process, and Centinela Cathodes produces copper cathodes using a solvent extraction and electrowinning process SX-EW.

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Antucoya
Antucoya
70% owned

Antucoya is approximately 1,400 km north of Santiago and 125 km north-east of the city of Antofagasta, in Chile’s Antofagasta Region. Construction of the project was completed in 2015 with full production achieved in 2016. Antucoya mines and leaches oxide ore to produce copper cathodes.

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Zaldívar
Zaldívar
50% OWNED Joint Venture

Zaldívar is an open-pit, heap-leach copper mine operating at an average elevation of 3,000 meters above sea level, approximately 1,400 km north of Santiago and 175 km south-east of the city of Antofagasta. The Group completed the acquisition of a 50% interest in the asset from Barrick Gold Corporation in 2015 and is the operator of the mine.

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Exploration
Exploration

The Group has an active early-stage exploration programme beyond the existing core locations of the Centinela and Los Pelambres mining districts. Exploration is conducted through its in-house exploration team across Chile.

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Transport (FCAB)
Transport (FCAB)

The division, known as Ferrocarril de Antofagasta a Bolivia (FCAB), provides rail and truck services to the mining industry in the Antofagasta Region. The transport division operates its own railway network, with access to Bolivia and the two largest ports in the region at Mejillones and the city of Antofagasta. The port at Antofagasta is managed by Antofagasta Terminal Internacional (ATI), which is minority-owned by the Group.

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  • Antofagasta operations
    and projects
  • Capital city
  • Cities and
    town centres
  • Antofagasta Minerals ports
  • Transport

All of the Group’s operations are located in the Antofagasta Region of northern Chile except for its flagship operation, Los Pelambres, which is in the Coquimbo Region of central Chile.

Division

Our Business

OUTPUTS

What we produce

  • COPPER PRODUCTION 704,300 tonnes in 2017
  • GOLD 212,400 ounces in 2017
  • MOLYBDENUM 10,500 tonnes in 2017
CONSTRUCTION

EFFICIENT CONSTRUCTION AND COST CONTROL