The company noted that "this is a difficult but necessary decision." Disengagement came in the midst of a process of transformation of the mining project.
Mining company Anglo American confirmed today the massive dismissal of 180 workers who worked in the locality of Los Bronces in the midst of a process of transformation of the mining project.
"We still do not know the distribution between the different groups and units"wrote Iván Mlynarz, leader of the Union of Supervisors of Los Bronces, in his Twitter account.
We were informed that the total number of disengaged will be of request 180. We still do not know the distribution between different groups and units.
– Ivan Mlynarz Puig (@IvanMlynarz) January 29, 2019
According to the newspaper Diario Financiero, the company reported that "The Los Bronces mine of Anglo American is facing great challenges for the future. The structural features of our warehouse are translated into higher cost processes that affect our competitive position in the industry. "
In November of 2018, the transformation project that would have an investment of 2 billion dollars was known. In March of this year, the Environmental Impact Study will come.
"The future viability of Los Bronces requires us to adjust the way we organize, how we work and the technology we incorporate in order to improve our efficiency and productivity." As a result of this process, today 180 workers leave the company. It is a difficult but necessary decision. and we are doing it in accordance with our values, where care and respect for people is paramount, "they said in the statement.
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