Codelco says halts Ministro Hales project construction after death
SANTIAGO Feb 7 (Reuters) - World No. 1 copper producer Codelco said on Thursday it had halted construction work at its Ministro Hales copper mine project after a mechanic died in a tunnel.
Codelco said the cause of Jaime Orlando Illanes Herrera's death was being investigated.
The mine is scheduled to come on line at the end of this year.
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