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Buenaventura suspends operations of the Julcani mine

Buenaventura suspends operations of the Julcani mine

Decision was made after suffering acts of vandalism. This situation limits the company to carry out essential activities within the operation, which puts the environmental safety of the area at risk, according to the company.

the mining company good luck reported that on Sunday, February 5, 2023, a group of residents of communities that are not in the area of ​​influence of the Julcani Unit and who have joined the mobilizations, against the Government and in favor of the closure of Congress, committed acts of vandalism against the mining operation located in Angaraes, Huancavelica, which has forced them to paralyze their activities.

“These residents broke into the mining camp to coerce Julcani’s representatives to sign a document containing the contents with which the
The company does not agree, demanding, among other things, that the mining unit completely paralyze its operations until further notice,” the company said.

In addition, this group of people forced the workers of the operation to leave the facilities, stoned the offices and vehicles of the mining company, and stole some belongings. Then they continued on their way to neighboring communities, Buenaventura said in his statement.

“In order to ensure the integrity of the workers, the Julcani Unit has begun the demobilization of all personnel and has suspended its operations until security conditions are adequate. This situation limits the company to carry out essential activities within the operation, which puts the environmental safety of the area at risk, as has been immediately communicated to OEFA and Osinergmin to determine the corresponding responsibilities,” said Buenaventura.

Source: Larepublica

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