However, Rio has guaranteed alternative employment for all those workers at other mines.
Argyle’s chief operations manager, Kevin McLeish, reportedly told ABC Rural the cuts are necessary for the mine’s long-term future.
“This was always part of our transition from open-cut mining to underground mining,” he said.
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