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Chile´s Candelaria copper mine to suspend operations amid union strikes

20 Oct 2020

SANTIAGO Chile´s Candelaria copper mine, owned by Canada's Lundin Mining , announced it planned to suspend operations beginning Tuesday after two of its unions called on their workers to begin strikes.

Workers at Chile´s Codelco protest layoffs amid coronavirus pandemic

19 Oct 2020

SANTIAGO Workers at Chile´s state-run Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, took to the streets on Monday to reject layoffs announced by the sprawling mine company during the coronavirus pandemic.

Chile´s Candelaria copper mine says to suspend operations amid union strikes

19 Oct 2020

SANTIAGO, Oct 19 Chile´s Candelaria copper mine, owned by Canada's Lundin Mining, announced it would suspend operations beginning Tuesday after two of its workers' unions walk off the job.

Chileans turn bakers and pizza makers as pandemic sparks business boom silver lining

19 Oct 2020

SANTIAGO Chilean Pedro Campos hatched a plan to bake and sell homemade sourdough bread to neighbors after riots in Santiago last year shuttered the restaurant where he worked and the coronavirus pandemic left many shops closed. Business is now booming.

Union of supervisors at BHP´s Escondida mine in Chile agree on labor deal, strike threat averted - union

16 Oct 2020

SANTIAGO The union of supervisors at BHP´s Escondida mine in Chile on Friday said it had reached an agreement on a labor deal, averting the threat of a strike at the world´s largest copper deposit.

UPDATE 1-Chile's Codelco says operations normal, aims to meet 2020 output targets

15 Oct 2020

EL TENIENTE, Chile, Oct 15 Chilean state-run copper miner Codelco is producing at full capacity and aims to meet its 2020 output targets, its chief executive said on Thursday, noting that the coronavirus pandemic was now under control with a low infection rate.

Supervisors at Chile's Escondida copper mine evaluate proposal, extend talks through Oct 16

15 Oct 2020

SANTIAGO, Oct 15 Supervisors at Chile's Escondida mine said they were evaluating a new labor contract proposal from mine operator BHP amid negotiations to head off a strike at the world's largest copper deposit, the union told Reuters.

Chile's Collahuasi copper mine averts strike, union agrees to deal

10 Oct 2020

SANTIAGO The union of workers at Chile´s Collahuasi copper mine has come to an agreement in labor talks with the mine operator, the union president said on Friday, staving off the threat of a strike at the sprawling deposit.

UPDATE 1-Chile's Collahuasi copper mine averts strike, union agrees to deal

10 Oct 2020

SANTIAGO, Oct 9 The union of workers at Chile´s Collahuasi copper mine has come to an agreement in labor talks with the mine operator, the union president said on Friday, staving off the threat of a strike at the sprawling deposit.

Union at Chile's Collahuasi copper mine agrees to labor deal, strike threat averted - source

10 Oct 2020

SANTIAGO, Oct 9 Management and the union at Chile´s Collahuasi copper mine have come to an agreement in labor talks, staving off the threat of a strike at the sprawling deposit, a source with knowledge of the discussions told Reuters on Friday.

World News

Thai royalists rally to counter surging protests

A few dozen Thai royalists held a rally in Bangkok on Wednesday in the face of protests against the government and the monarchy that have drawn tens of thousands of people to the streets in defiance of an official ban.