Striking contractors block access to Codelco copper operations in Chile

Codelco’s contractors and subcontractors blocked access to several mine sites on Tuesday July 21 in protest against the copper producer’s “unwillingness” to directly negotiate the terms of a labour agreement.

According to the Chilean copper workers confederation (CTC), the blockade by contractors and subcontractors began early morning on Tuesday and affects operations at Chuquicamata, Ministro Hales, Radomiro Tomic, Gabriela Mistral,...

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Danielle Assalve

July 21, 2015

16:40 GMT

São Paulo