KGHM shuts Sierra Gorda copper ops in Chile due to heavy rain

miércoles 25 de marzo de 2015 20:00 GYT

March 26 (Reuters) - Polish miner KHGM has shut its Sierra Gorda copper operations in northern Chile due to heavy rain and fog, but hopes to restart them soon, a company spokeswoman said.

"We hope that the weather conditions improve tomorrow and allow for the mine and plant at Sierra Gorda to restart and continue safe operations," spokeswoman Anna Osadczuk said. (Reporting by Josephine Mason in NEW YORK, writing by Melanie Burton in SYDNEY; Editing by Ed Davies)