Produced by: Jassen Pintado
San Martin Contratistas Generales has some of the most relevant talent in the construction field. Their human resource ranges from management, engineering to mining specialists, but all departments work to capture a specific goal, to create specialized works with substantial value for the client.
The company also seeks stability in their employees; consequently they take various training programs on best business practices to ensure a climate of health and safety within the project. Examples of these procedures in occupational safety and health are their certificates of international standards, such as OHSAS 18001:2007.
Among the programs for job improvement are: Developing Leaders-PAD with the University of Piura, Forming Guidelines for Safe Work - FATS, Programming Operator Training-Training School San Martín, Young Professionals Program for Retention, Individual Development programs - PDI, Succession Planning, Performance Evaluation, Team Building, Building Effective Teams, among others.
The company has digitized its operations with the use of software for connecting their units, such as SAP.
Their other achievements are in the field, by having the largest fleet in the construction sector, with machinery from world recognized brands such as Caterpillar, Komatsu, Volvo, Atlas Copco, Sandvik, among others. Thanks to their equipment the company is able to operate in the process of drilling, loading, hauling and road maintenance. Their drilling reach 75,000 pounds of pull down, their hydraulic excavators go up to 400 tons of operating weight of 24 cubic meters capacity and their mining trucks go up to 150 metric tons.
For the construction sector they have hydraulic excavators that go up to 70 tons of operating weight, dump trucks reach up to 20 cubic meters of capacity and they also have ancillary equipment such as bulldozers, tractors, rollers, crushing plants, etc.
As the top contractors in Peru for the mining sector, their knowledge and experience makes a difference in mega-industrial projects.
Some of their major projects in the construction sector this year include:
1. Plinths Construction, Drilling and Injections of phase V for Compañía Minera Antamina S.A.
2. Construction of PAD leaching phase 2A and 2B, Pucamarca Project for the company Minsur.
3. Facilities for export and import of concentrate Phase I - Patio Puerto Ilo for Southern Peru Copper Corporation.
4. Mass Movements of Project Lands, a Constancia Project for the client HudBay/Ausenco.
This 2014 they are investing more than $55 million in equipment and machinery upgrades, 15 million more than the amount used one year ago.
Editorial in Spanish - San Martín Contratistas Generales
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