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  • MINING: The week in 10 stories

    3/24/17
    Two strikes at Latin American copper mines dominated mining news. At Chile's giant Escondida operation, controlled by BHP Billiton, workers ended a stoppage (pictured) after more than 40 days despite the collapse of negotiations. ...

  • Peru flooding impacting zinc miners

    3/24/17
    Peru's central Andean zinc and copper miners are in a race against time and the weather after the La Oroya-Callao railway suffered major damage from the country's worst flooding in half a century. Peru and much of Latin America are ...

  • Escondida strike ends as talks collapse

    3/23/17
    The strike at Chile's giant Escondida copper mine is expected to end in the coming hours, following the collapse of negotiations between management and workers, and after workers decided to invoke a rarely used provision in Chile's...