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Over 150 miners to lose jobs

MELODY MUPETA, Kitwe
ABOUT 150 workers at Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) will next week lose their jobs when the company shuts down operations at Central Shaft in...

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Miners reject boosters

NKOMBO KACHEMBA, Kitwe
MOPANI Copper Mines has reportedly introduced a new food supplement to the miners’ menu which they have rejected because it is...

Features

Rescuing miners in emergencies

BRIAN MALAMA, Livingstone
AT EXACTLY 01:30 hours, a team of eight men tether together, moving carefully along the narrow passage into the bowels of the...

Editor's Comment

Miners must soldier on

WHEN Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) announced in May this year that it would not renew all contracts for development support services at Mindola North and Central...

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KCM miners, wives march for Lungu

NKOMBO KACHEMBA, Kitwe
MINERS from Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) yesterday marched in solidarity with President Edgar Lungu over Government’s stance of placing...

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Miners blast armchair critic Kambwili

NKOMBO KACHEMBA, Kitwe
MINE unions on the Copperbelt have castigated National Democratic Congress (NDC) leader Chishimba Kambwili for condemning the move by...

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Sinkhole miners riot to protest closure

NKOMBO KACHEMBA and KASHINGA NTAMBAKWA, Kitwe
AN attempt by Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) to bury a sinkhole in Kitwe’s Chamboli Township where youths do mining...

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Keep miners’ jobs – President

NKOMBO KACHEMBA and MELODY MUPETA, Kitwe
PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu says he will not allow any mining company to lay off workers until all the consultative...

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