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Cerro Verde strike hits copper output

Peru’s largest copper operation, the Freeport McMoRan (US:FCX) operated Cerro Verde mine in Arequipa, has lost half of its planned output after miners downed tools late last week.

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Cerro Verde in Arequipa, Peru, produces 40,000 tonnes per month of copper

A strike started at the mine on March 10, according to local news reports, with workers demanding better work conditions and the payment of benefits.

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