Workers set to strike at world’s largest copper mine

by | February 8, 2017 9:33 pm

Workers at the world’s largest copper-mining operation are expected to strike on Thursday, driving up copper prices on fears of a shortage of the metal and expectations it could trigger stoppages at other mines. A strike at the BHP Billiton Ltd.-controlled Escondida mine in Chile would follow unsuccessful talks on worker compensation between union officials and management, most…

This content is for Standard & Premium Digital Subscribers only.
Log In Subscribe