SANTIAGO Feb 3 Teck Resources said
on Friday that two of the three unions at its Quebrada Blanca
copper mine in Chile have agreed to extend their current
contracts for 15 months.
The managers' union will extend its contract through January
2019 and another union representing other workers will do so
through March 2019.
Those contracts cover some 354 employees at the mine.
The extensions help Teck avoid the possibility of prolonged
contract negotiations that could lead to strikes and lost
Quebrada Blanca, which produced 31,900 tonnes of copper in
from January through November 2016, is relatively small by
(Reporting by Anthony Esposito; Editing by Paul Simao)