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Strike to hit Teck's Quebrada Blanca copper mine on Wednesday
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Dec 13,2017

SHANGHAI, Dec.13 (SMM)-A strike is going to hit Teck Resources’ copper mine Quebrada Blanca in Chile on Wednesday due to a failure to agree on contracts mediated by the government, the mine’s labor union said on Tuesday.

The mine has produced 17,300 mt of copper this year. Teck Resources is considering to invest $4.7 billion for the mine for a second-stage exploration and would make the decision in the second quarter of next year.

SMM believes the strike will have little impact on copper supply due to its relatively small output.

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