BHP to scale down operations, cut jobs at Cerro Colorado copper mine in Chile

BHP is to scale down operations and cut jobs at its Cerro Colorado copper mine in Chile's Atacama Desert, the company said on Thursday July 2.

The Australia-based mining company said the number of employees working at the mine, which is part of the larger Pampa Norte asset, will be reduced over the next four months.

“Cerro Colorado has begun discussions with employees and contractors to explain the revised mine plan [and its impact] in more detail. These discussions will include redundancy packages for those who leave the company...


Hassan Butt

July 02, 2020

15:31 GMT