Constellation to slash work force at Lisbon Valley

Dec 05, 2007 | 08:12 AM | Sean Barry

Constellation Copper Corp. plans to cut almost two-thirds of the workers at its Lisbon Valley copper mine in San Juan County, Utah, as it switches to a heap leach-only mining method.

About 101 people would lose jobs as a result of the switch, leaving 58 employees to operate the open-pit mine and related facilities. Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act warnings have been sent to employees and layoffs are expected to take place in late January and early February, Constellation said.....





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