The mining company Las Bambas made official that This Wednesday, April 20, it definitely stopped producing copper in Apurímac. In this way, they informed their workers about the measures that they will apply and under what conditions they could return to their operations.
Through a statement, Las Bambas clarified that it expects “a viable agreement” with community members from Fuerabamba, who invaded the mining company’s land on April 14.
For Las Bambas, the stoppage of its operations will be maintained and care and maintenance work will be applied to the main equipment. Besides, a group of workers will be able to perform remote work while the social conflict continues.
In addition, the company stressed that they will return to their operations when there is a viable agreement that ensures the “fundamental aspects, mainly the safety” of their workers.
“We trust that the necessary conditions will soon be restored to resume our activities normally, in a context of security and social peace,” they explained.
Finally, they conveyed calm to the families of the workers and commented that it is a challenge that they will be able to overcome through a “joint effort”.
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