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The union at the world's largest copper mine, Escondida in Chile, has called off a strike planned to start on Tuesday after agreeing to extend talks with operator BHP for another day.
The main union at Chile's Caserones copper mine said on Monday that both sides had agreed to extend government mediation of labor talks until Thursday.
Aug 13 The main union at Chile's Caserones copper mine said on Monday that both sides had agreed to extend government mediation of labor talks until Thursday.
Aug 13 Chile's copper industry on Monday braced for the announcement of a potential strike at the world's biggest copper mine, Escondida, as government-led mediation is expected to close by day's end.
The main union at Chile's Caserones copper mine said on Wednesday that a last round of labor negotiations with mine operator Lumina Copper had broken down and that a strike was imminent.
SANTIAGO The union at Chile's Escondida copper mine, the world's largest, said on Tuesday that BHP must alter its negotiating strategy and improve its contract offer during a final phase of talks if it hoped to avoid a strike.
SANTIAGO The union at BHP 's Escondida mine in Chile, the world's biggest copper mine, has told the company it should prove its willingness to negotiate by Monday morning if it seeks to strike a deal with workers ahead of a pending strike, according to an internal union communication obtained by Reuters.
Aug 6 Chile increased its copper production to 2.83 million tonnes in the first six months of this year, a 12.3 percent gain on the same period the previous year, Chilean copper commission Cochilco said on Monday.
SANTIAGO Roman Catholic bishops in Chile asked for forgiveness on Friday for the sexual abuse of children committed by clergy and agreed to open their files and step up coordination with Chilean prosecutors investigating the cases.
SANTIAGO The union at BHP Billiton's Escondida mine in Chile, the world's biggest copper mine, told the company on Thursday that it should improve its contract offer by August 6 or it would begin preparations for a strike.