Mining industry records 11,700 fewer jobs in February-April 2020

According to Sonami data, a total of 11,700 fewer jobs were recorded in the country’s mining sector during the February-April moving quarter compared to the same period last year. This figure represents a decrease of 5% in employment in 12 months. The data shows that for every direct mining job, 3 additional jobs are generated, so that 900,000 jobs currently depend on the mining industry.

Source: EMOL