Note that these two articles from Business News Americas seem to be more concerned about markets and profits than about the tragic deaths of the mineworkers and the impacts of those deaths on family, friends and colleagues.
Collahuasi declares force majeure on sales contracts following accident at Punta Patache
The Doña Ines de Collahuasi copper mine in northern Chile’s region I declared force majeure on copper concentrate sales contracts following an accident at its Punta Patache port on December 18. A ship-loader at the port collapsed, killing three maintenance workers from the FLSmidth engineering company and causing severe damage to key elements of the loading facilities, the company said in a statement.
Copper to continue rising on Collahuasi’s suspension of shipments
The suspension of shipments from Chile’s Doña Ines de Collahuasi mine as a result of a recent accident at the company’s Punta Patache port will drive copper to even higher prices in the next few weeks.