Argentina court orders suspension of Glencore’s Alumbrera mine

July 11, 2017

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A federal court in Argentina has ordered the suspension of activities at Glencore’s Alumbrera gold and copper mine as part of a pollution complaint, according to court documents seen by Reuters on Tuesday.

The mine, in the northwestern province of Catamarca, had been scheduled to shut down next year. Glencore owns 50% of the unit, Goldcorp 37.5%, and Yamana Gold 12.5%.

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