We have positioned ourselves as a competitive actor in the Mining Services Business. Our clients have developed a high level of confidence in our Services as a result of Vecchiola’s dedication and commitment to absolute diligence in the observance of the fundamental principles of 1) personnel security, health and safety, quality control, environmental protection and respect for the communities in which we operate -- all of which help significantly in adding to our client’s chain of value.

Vecchiola provides a level of professionalism in all its Services that guarantees client satisfaction for both long and short term duration.

Our Services are provided by highly trained and specialized men and women with unquestionable personal integrity, and the strongest professional qualifications in project planning and coordination, execution and control of contracts in open-pit and underground mine exploitation, press-striping and/or partial unitary operation, equipment rental and road construction, as well as all related earth movement operations.

Our acquired and cumulative experience of over 40 years in operation allows us to provide a level of Service that is prepared to respond effectively to any of the challenges, obstacles and complexities inherent to the mining industry, for example:

  • Integral exploitation of open-pit mines and plant operations.
  • Planning and Engineering of mining projects.
  • Financial & Economic evaluation of mining projects.
  • Drilling (production, buffer, presplit).
  • Blasting.
  • Pre-Stripping.
  • High tonnage loading and/or hauling.
  • Hauling.
  • Crushing and Screening.
  • Mineral processing.
  • Concrete mines.
  • Equipment rental.

The following is a list of some of our completed projects:

Pre-Strippng at Veta Blanca Mine
Servicio de perforación integral
Drilling & Blasting: More than 311.423 Meters 5”, 6-3/4” , 7-7/8”
Loading and Transport: More than 13.600.000 Tons Moved
Average Distance: 2000 Meters
Assistance: 83.349 hours in equipment operation
Pre-Stripping at Escondida Mine North
Servicio de Perforación y Movimiento de tierras
Drilling: More than 155.844 Meters 7-7/8”, 9-7/8”
Loading and Transport: More than 14.000.000 Tons Moved
Average Distance: 2.100 Meters
Assistance: 51.616 Hours in equipment operation
Production of Granular Materials at Escondida Mine
Servicio de Perforación
Loading and Transport: More than 4.4000.000 Tons Moved
Average Distance: 700 Meters
Overliner 10% Under 2”
Assistance: 32.000 Hours in equipment operation
Movement of Materials at Escondida Mine
Arriendo de equipos
Loading and Transport: More than 43.000.000 Tons Moved
Average Distance: 8000 Meters
Assistance: 240.000 Hours in equipment operation
Exploitation and Processing of Minerals at Bellavista-LaCuca
Explotación Integral Sector la Cuca
Drilling & Blasting: More than 847.000 Meters 6-1/2”
Loading and Transport: More than 49.000.000 Tons Moved
Average Distance: 1.500 Meters
Assistance: 150.000 Hours in equipment operation
Exploitation of Integral
Servicio de Perforación y Carguío
Exploitation of Integral
Loading & Hauling: More than 43.280.000 Tons Moved
Average Distance: 2.3000 Meters
Assistance: 147.000 Hours in Equipment Operation
Pre-Stripping at Puren Mine: Phase 1 + Phase 2 + Phase 3
Arriendo de equipos Carguío y Transporte
Drilling: More than 989.950 Meters 6-3/4”, 7-7/8”
Loading and Hauling: More than 49.500.000 Tons Moved
Average Distance: 1.400 Meters
Assistance: 110.500 Hours in Equipment Operation
Pre-Stripping at Can-Can Mine
Servicio de Perforación
Drilling: More than 275.874 Meters 7-778”
Loading and Hauling: More than 14.766.000 Tons Moved
Average Distance: 1.723 Meters
Assistance: 31.946 Hours in Equipment Operation
Exploitation at Rajo Aguilucho
Fabricación de Hormigón
Drilling: More than 106.031 Meters 6-1/2”
Loading and Transport: More than 4.750.00 Tons Moved
Average Distance: 964 Meters
Assistance: 13.000 Hours in Equipment Operation
Heap Leach Operations
Fabricación de Hormigón
Loading and Hauling: More than 7.860.000 Tons Moved
Average Distance: 500 Meters
Assistance: 42.000 Hours in Equipment Operation