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Worker dies in accident at Codelco's Radomiro Tomic mine in northern Chile

18th June 2020 BY: Reuters

SANTIAGO – Chile's State-owned Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, said Thursday a worker had died in an accident at its Radomiro Tomic mine in northern Chile while performing maintenance work.

The incident occurred late Wednesday as the 33-year-old operator worked in an extraction truck.

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"Work in the accident sector was immediately suspended, and we informed the authorities of the situation," the firm said in a statement.

The accident comes as Codelco operates with limited staff amid the fast-spreading coronavirus pandemic in Chile. 

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