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MMG forced to suspend Las Bambas

MELBOURNE-based MMG has let go some 3000 workers in Peru due to the suspension of operations at the Las Bambas copper mine in Apurimac following almost two months of protests by communities.

 Las Bambas workers protest in Lima, Peru

Las Bambas workers protest in Lima, Peru

Including the multiplier effect for each mining job, an estimated 375,000 people are impacted by the mine suspension. Workers decided it was their turn to take to the streets to protest at the inability...

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