Plusmining provides business intelligence and strategic analysis services on the mining industry and commodity markets to support and improve its clients’ decision making.
The information and analysis developed by Plusmining are characterized by their reliability, independence, comprehensiveness, and by a timely provision.
Sources of expert knowledge on contingencies and the latest developments in the mining industry in Chile, Latin America, Canada, Australia, China, and Asia in general.
Organizations that require quality information such as mining companies, goods and services suppliers, investors, international organizations, government agencies, etc.
Plusmining has a permanent presence in Chile and Canada. An expansion process to Peru and other Latin American countries is currently underway.
Between 2006 and 2014 he directed the Center for the Study of Copper and Mining (CESCO). Before that, he performed as Director of Studies of the Chilean Copper Commission (Cochilco). Mr. Guajardo also worked as an economist for the International Copper Studies Group.
He is also a member of the Copper Price Expert Committee convened annually by the Ministry of Finance to determine the parameters with which the Chilean national budget is built; the PDAC International Affairs Committee; as well as responsible for the organization of the Asia Copper Week, the largest global copper event in Asia and one of the largest in the world since 2012.
Mr. Guajardo holds a PhD in International Economics and Development from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain. He excelled as the best graduate in his undergraduate studies of Business and Economics at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile. He also has a Diploma of Advanced Studies in Economics from the Complutense University of Madrid and a Diploma of the Advanced International Program of Mining and Environment from the University of Luleä, Sweden.
Juan Carlos Guajardo maintains a permanent presence in national and international media on mining issues.
Matías joined the team of Plusmining in 2017.
He has more than 4 years of experience in the mining industry, participating and leading projects for large-scale mining, both nationally and internationally. In his experience as an analyst and consultant, he has participated in more than 15 projects in the areas of economic studies, econometric modeling, simulation, risk analysis and management, and strategic evaluation.
Matias holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineer with Diploma in Mining Engineering from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. He is currently a candidate for a Master's Degree in Mining Engineering from McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
Languages: Spanish and English.
He joined the Plusmining team in 2021.
He has more than 2 years of experience in the mining industry, participating in several engineering studies for national and international mining projects. He also has experience in the implementation of predictive models applied to mining fleet management.
Nicolás holds a degree in Civil Mining Engineering from the University of Santiago de Chile.
Languages: Spanish, English.
He joined the Plusmining team in 2018, after having completed his professional practice at the Chilean Copper Commission (Cochilco).
He has extensive knowledge in financial matters, costs and projects in the world of mining, as a result of having dedicated his university life to the development of assistantships in various subjects, in addition to having presented his first publication at the XX Mining Engineering Symposium.
Eric holds a B.Sc. in Mining Engineering from Universidad de Santiago de Chile.
Languages: Spanish, English and Portuguese.
He joined the Plusmining team in 2020.
Tomás holds a B.A. in Political Scientist from Pontificia Universidad Católica, Chile. He also holds a Master’s Degree in International Politics from the Paris Institute of Political Studies (SciencesPo), France.
Languages: Spanish, English, French.
Joined the Plusmining team in 2021, after two years like Mining Analyst in the Chilean Chamber of
He has experience in technical information analysis, key performance indicators follow,
investment project portfolio and mining industry trends. Also, he has experience in
implementation of Lean Management principles in mining projects.
Bastián is Mining Engineer from the University of Santiago de Chile and he has a Data Science
Diploma from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
Fiorella is a political scientist from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. She also holds a Master's degree in International Relations from the same university.
Languages: Spanish, English, German.
What We Do
Early monitoring of emerging trends at the local and global levels, including potential regulatory changes, new technologies, project progress, investment decisions, among others.
Collection of relevant information on contingencies and the latest developments in the global mining industry through Plusmining information networks.
In-depth analytical processing of information by the Plusmining team.
Plusmining has three reports of different periodicity in which various topics related to the mining industry and commodity markets are analyzed.
Development of detailed studies and analyzes at the request of clients who wish to enrich their understanding of a matter related to mining and commodities, including the quantification and estimation of relevant variables.
Availability to participate in seminars, conferences, and other events on mining and commodities. A permanent presence in local and foreign media.