Operations at Cobre Panama Mining Project Normalized

The company Minera Panama has made an agreement to resume construction work at the mine after reaching an agreement with workers over working schedules.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

After construction stopped in the Cobre Panama mine project on June 27, due to a labor dispute with workers of the project, the company First Quantum Minerals has said it has reached an agreement to resume work.

Olga Area, corporate communications manager of Minera Panama, reported that "... the Cobre Panama Mine Site was reopened on Saturday July 5, 2014. Currently, preparations are underway to resume construction."

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Agreement for $60 million signed between Minera Panama SA and Petaquilla Minerals Limited
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