Cobre Panama Project




First Quantum Minerals

Completion Date

Construct, Design

Cobre Panama Project


  • Fast track project scope included fuel pipelines from port to mine, a range of structures from stores to residential areas, maintenance workshops and a variety of other non-process infrastructure at the remote site
  • Scopes developed “in parallel with design”
  • Design and build a state-of-the-art control room and administration building to attract city workers to remote location
  • Strict environmental preservation and aesthetic requirements for the control room construction including access road design and construction methodology

Highlights & Achievements

  • CPC inhouse systems used to design a state-of-the-art administration facility with architectural assistance
  • Ramp up of design teams and delivery of one off highly architectural design
  • Simultaneous delivery of other traditional mining style non-process infrastructure
  • Provision of efficient and accurate inventory and drawings to support effective logistics and efficient construction
  • Minimised impact on the environment
  • Schedule and budget

Benefits for Client

  • Multiple non-process infrastructure projects delivered
  • Able to develop project as design as evolving and deliver in a timely fashion
  • Capable of delivering both high end and traditional infrastructure