The company noted that "this is a difficult decision, but necessary." The disengagement occurred in the middle of the transformation process of a mining project.
Anglo American mining company confirmed today dismissal of 180 workers who worked on the Los Bronces website in the middle of the transformation process of a mining project.
"We do not yet know the distribution between different groups and units.“Earlier, Ivan Mlynarz, leader of the Union of Supervisors Los Bronces, wrote earlier in his account on Twitter.
We were informed that the total number of disabled ones will be about 180. We do not yet know the distribution between different groups and divisions.
– Ivan Mlinarz Puig (@IvanMlynarz) January 29, 2019
According to Diario Financiero, the company reported that "Anglo American's Los Bronces mine faces serious challenges for the future“The structural characteristics of our field are translated into processes with higher costs that affect our competitiveness in the industry.”
In November 2018, a transformation project with an investment of $ 2 billion was known. In March of this year, an environmental impact study will be conducted.
“Los Bronces’ future viability requires adjustments in how we organize ourselves, how we work and what technologies we implement to improve our efficiency and productivity. today, 180 employees are leaving the company. This is a difficult decision, but necessary and we do it in accordance with our values, where care and respect for people are of fundamental importance, ”the statement says.