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Workers at world's biggest copper mine in Chile agree to strike: union
Workers at world's biggest copper mine in Chile agree to strike: union
World NewsAug 1, 2021
SANTIAGO (AFP) -- Workers at the world's biggest copper mine, Chile's Escondida, have approved a strike after rejecting the latest offer proposed by Anglo-Australian owners BHP. Following the results of a vote that lasted until Saturday night, the union reported in a statement that there were 2,164 votes in favor of starting the strike against 11 for accepting the employer's offer. Chile is the world's top producer of copper, making up 28 percent of global output. The mineral accounts for 10-