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  • Annual Reports|Case Study
    18 September 2018, 08:39 AM

    Supporting Women of the Sea

    Our Escondida asset in Chile is helping local business development by supporting an initiative run by a group of women in the small fishing port of Coloso. The women make and sell diving suits to support the local fishing community.

  • Annual Reports|Case Study
    18 September 2018, 08:34 AM

    Supporting diversity at our operations

    The commercial case for improving diversity is compelling. BHP’s most inclusive and gender diverse operations have outperformed our average on a range of measures, including lower injury rates, adherence to work plans and meeting production targets.

  • Case Study
    29 August 2018, 08:30 AM

    Reducing reliance on groundwater at Escondida

    The Escondida copper mine is located in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, one of the driest deserts on the planet. Escondida is the largest copper mine (by production) in the world. It produces over a million tonnes of copper per year, employs more than 3,500 workers and is one of the biggest private single taxpayers in the Chilean economy.

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