06.09.2013 - In Chile's copper boom, miners spread the wealth
Since starting work at the Esperanza copper mine in northern Chile two years ago, Erick Moreno has tripled his salary and is preparing to buy his first home. The pay, he says, is so good that hed never take another job. I am going to die in this industry; I dont see myself anywhere else, he says. While Moreno finished his engineering studies at the University of Antofagasta, he says many fellow students dropped out to work in the copper mines. Most of them already own their homes and drive sports cars...............................................Full Article: Source
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