Business Segments

Resources Development

Pursuing stable procurement of quality resources and return on investments

For the JX Nippon Mining & Metals Group to maintain international competitiveness in the copper smelting and refining business, it is of the utmost importance to secure stable, long-term supplies of high-quality resources. Accordingly, the Group has been an active participant in resource-development projects overseas, principally in Chile, from their development stages.

Los Pelambres Mine

Los Pelambres Mine (Chile), began operation in January 2000.

Principal development projects
  • Escondida Mine(Chile)
  • Collahuasi Mine(Chile)
  • Los Pelambres Mine(Chile)
  • Caserones Copper Deposit (Chile)