CAP SA engages in the mining of iron ore and the production of steel products. The firm produces and exports iron ore and pellets. It operates its business through the following business areas: Mining, Steel Production, Steel Solutions and Infrastructure. The Mining engages in evaluation, development, and exploitation of mineral ores; processes and trades products; develops complementary, derived, secondary or supplying of raw materials, supplies or services industries; and provides geological and mining research, engineering, industrial and mechanical maintenance construction and earthmoving services. The Steel Production focuses on the production of long products. The Steel Solutions manufactures, distributes, sells, represents, imports, and exports of all kinds of steel and metal products; executes civil works, housing construction, installation and manufacture of specialty products in which goods manufactured by the firm are used, organizing transportation to complement these purposes; the sale, import and export of all kinds of movable goods in order to complement its activities. The Infrastructure produces and conducts desalinated water in Atacama Region to provide water to the mining companies in that area. The company was founded by Juan Antonio Rios on April 27, 1946 and is headquartered in Santiago, Chile.