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LUNDIN SEEKS MEDIATION TO STAVE OFF STRIKE IN CHILE

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Lundin Mining, owner of the Candelaria mine in Chile, has requested government mediation in a last- ditch effort to stave off a strike by one of its unions after failing to reach a contract deal, the company said Wednesday. The mine’s union of 350 members rejected the company’s latest most recent offer on Monday. “If a collective contract is not signed within this period, workers can exercise their right to strike,” the Toronto- based company said in a statement, reiteratin­g its willingnes­s to reach an agreement. The union could not be immediatel­y reached for comment. Candelaria produced 111,400 tons of copper in 2019.

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