BHP, Rio face strike in Chile

Staff walk off the job at Escondida, the world's largest copper mine.

Employees at a Chile copper mine owned by BHP Billiton (BHP) and Rio Tinto (RIO) have gone on strike for improved working conditions and pay, ABC News reports.

According to the publication, around 2,500 workers downed tools for a planned 24-hour protest, which their union has not ruled out extending.

{{content.question}}

SMS Code Sent…

Hi {{ user.FirstName }}

Looks like you've already taken a free trial

Please enter your payment details

We have sent you a code via SMS to {{user.DayPhone}}

please enter this code below to activate your membership

If you didn't receive SMS code please

Looks you are already a member. Please enter your password to proceed

Please untick this box when using a public or shared device


Verify your mobile number to unlock a FREE trial

Please sign up for full access

Updating information

Please wait ...

  • Mastercard
  • Visa

Related Articles