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Flooding hits Chile's copper mines

Chile’s copper mines in the north of the country have been hit by torrential rain, forcing many of the world’s biggest producers to suspend operations.

Codelco, the world’s biggest copper miner, said it had downed tools at its Chuquicamata, Ministro Hales, Radomiro Tomic, Gabriela Mistral and Salvador mines, while work was restricted at its