Freeport in early labor contract talks at Cerro Verde

Early negotiations are under way on a labor contract at the Cerro Verde mine in Peru, the country’s largest copper operation, according to majority owner Freeport-McMoRan.

The current contract expires August 31.

“We’re working closely with the union leadership there. Discussions are ongoing under early negotiation parameters,” said Freeport’s Harry Conger, president and chief operating officer (COO) for the Americas. He said that with the talks under way he was “cautiously...


Andrea Hotter

July 25, 2018

17:26 GMT

New York