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MMG suspends Las Bambas

China’s MMG has let go some 3,000 workers in Peru due to the suspension of operations at the Las Bambas copper mine in Apurimac following almost two months of protests by communities. Including the multiplier effect for each mining job, an estimated 375,000 people are impacted by the mine suspension.

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Las Bambas workers protest in Lima, Peru

Workers decided it was their turn to take to the streets to protest at the inability of the government to help find a solution to the social conflicts which have dogged the mine since it began

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