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Minister halts Black Mountain blasting

MUSUKWA

NKOMBO KACHEMBA and MWILA NTAMBI, Kitwe
MINISTER of Mines and Mineral Development Richard Musukwa has directed the Mines and Safety Department to suspend blasting at a slag dump commonly known as the Black Mountain in Kitwe’s Wusakile township.This was after small-scale miners, commonly known as Jerabos, started blasting at the slag dump, shattering windows and cracking walls in some houses in Nkana West.
The effects of the blasting could even be felt in Ndeke, Nkana East and the central business district as some buildings were shaken.http://epaper.daily-mail.co.zm/

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