The company has indicated that "it is a difficult but necessary decision." The disengagement came in the middle of a process of transformation of the mining project.
The Anglo American mining company has confirmed today The mass dismissal of 180 workers who provided tasks to the work of the Bronzes in the middle of a process of transformation of the mining project.
"We do not know yet the distribution between the different groups and units"He wrote more time in his Twitter account, Iván Mlynarz, leader of the Los Bronces Supervisors' Union.
We were informed that the total number of unconnected will be in order 180. We do not know yet the distribution between the different groups and units.
– Iván Mlynarz Puig (@IvanMlynarz) January 29, 2019
According to the Financial Newspaper, the company reported that "the Anglo American Bronze mine is facing major challenges facing the future. The structural features of our site translate into higher cost processes that affect our competitive position in the industry. "
In November 2018 the transformation project was known that would have an investment of 2 billion dollars. In March this year will enter the Environmental Impact Study.
"The future viability of the Bronzes requires adjusting how we organize ourselves, 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. This is a difficult but necessary decision and we are doing it according to our values, where caring and respect for people is fundamental, "they said in the statement.