InvestChile Blog

FDI news | Policies & Tools | Business data analysis | Investment location trends

Geomin: a new portal with mining and geological information about Chile

InvestChile - July,14,2020

The new platform will permit informed decisions about territories and aims to boost mining exploration.

Captura de Pantalla 2020-07-13 a la(s) 12.53.22

Chile’s National Geology and Mining Service (SERNAGEOMIN) has launched the new Geomin Portal. Bringing together mining and geological information about the country, it includes an integrated search and display interface, making it easier to navigate and more user-friendly. It also offers multi-platform access, meaning that it can be used on desktops and mobile phones, and permits advanced queries using layer attributes.

Mining Minister Baldo Prokurica noted that the new website is an important step in terms of access to information “because this platform allows everyone to obtain data simply and easily.”

The national director of SERNAGEOMIN, Alfonso Domeyko, indicated that, in these difficult pandemic times, the new Geomin Portal is a contribution to the country’s mining activity. “We are very pleased to be able to provide the community with this renewed web application, which will facilitate searches by users since fewer clicks are needed and fewer windows have to be opened to consult information,” he assured.

Domeyko added that the tool will be very useful for mining companies, particularly as regards obtaining information about current exploration projects. “This is possible thanks to Sigex (Exploration Project), which is a layer of the platform that contains all the updated and geo-referenced information and can be downloaded,” he said.

The portal also provides access to the mining survey related to information about mining property in the country, allowing users to observe exploitation and exploration in different parts of Chile, according to the information that SERNAGEOMIN’s inspectors gather on the ground and upload to the platform.

In addition, the portal monitors the 45 volcanoes that pose the greatest risk to the population, doing so 24 hours a day, seven days a week, through a series of sensors located on the volcanoes.

To visit the new site, click here

Inversion Extranjera en Chile empresas

Topics: Mining- Sernageomin



We are the government agency responsible for promoting Chile in the global market as a destination for foreign direct investment, serving as a bridge between the interests of overseas investors and the business opportunities the country offers and providing world-class services that are in line with the country’s economic development policies.

Previous Post

Chile has already allocated 24.8% of the US$2,373 million issued in green bonds in 2019

Next Post

Sustainable and patient-centered: Roche and Catholic University open debate about the future of healthcare in Chile


Subscribe to our newsletter

Receive in your e-mail publications and news about how to guide your investment project in Chile

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

You can also suscribe to our Investment Review

* indicates required

100% Privacy. No Spam.

Related Posts

Visas and foreign citizens

We invite you to obtain a complete guide of residence laws and regulations for investors and foreign workers in Chile.
Learn More