More strike action in Chile

MILITANT union action in Chile’s all-important copper industry continues to simmer with contractors expected to walk off the El Abra mine site on Wednesday in sympathy with miners who downed tools on Friday.

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The complex dispute essentially revolves around rates of pay.

El Abra is a joint venture of Phelps Dodge (51%) and Chile’s state-owned copper company, Codelco (49%).

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