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Our business model


These inputs are key in consistently achieving productive, safe and environmentally sound operations. 

Responsibility Expertise

We are focused on: operating a safe workplace enable our employees to thrive, minimising our environmental impact; and seeking to make a positive  impact within the surronding communities.


We have specific expertise in mining underground deposits in complex geoglogical conditions throughout the Americas.

Experience Discipline

We have stadily built an enviable track record in managing mines, developing projects, identifying growth options and utilising best practice environmental and social policies.

We maintain a strong balance sheet and deploy capital in a disciplined manner underpinned by our longstanding financial relationships.
Governance Innovation
We mantain a high standar of controls and processes to protect and enhance stakeholder interests.

We are dedicated to the development of more efficient business practices through the adoption of new technologies. 

Our core activities

Technical expertise is the key attribute underpinning our business model

Discover Develop Extract

We have expertise in discovering and developing geological districts for the long term. Our highly experienced brownfield exploration team believes that there is strong potential across all our property to improve the quantity and quality of the Company's resource base. Furthermore, our greenfield strategy is delivering drilling campaigns at a a number of premium precious metals prospects across the Americas.

We are able to further the development of our discoveries and acquisitions in a short space of time with the Inmaculada project being a recent example. Hochschild’s ability to execute projects in remote locations and high altitudes remains a core competitive advantage and we have extensive knowledge of the key mining jurisdictions in the Americas. We believe our team’s experience in managing all project requirements including permitting, local community and government support and engineering places us in a strong position with regards to the execution of precious and non-precious opportunities.

We have developed an extensive in-house knowledge base of the challenges inherent in a range of different ore bodies as well as in a variety of environments and jurisdictions throughout our regions. This has resulted in us consistently meeting annual operational targets, implementing significant cost efficiency programmes and replacing and adding to our reserves and resources. In addition, our growing commitment to innovation is allowing incorporation of key technological advances and applying them to our operations and project pipeline.


The efficacy of our business model allows us to invest in the future of our employees, redistribute profit to our host communities through a wide variety of collaborative programmes and deliver long-term value for all our shareholders.