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Mopani Copper Mines Workers Want New Owners

[Times of Zambia] Some of the thousands of Mopani Copper Mines workers sent on leave last week as operations were suspended have asked the government to find other investors to take over the assets in Kitwe and Mufulira.

Power Tariffs Rift Ends

[Times of Zambia] State House said yesterday the standoff between Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) and Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) over the revised electricity tariffs had been resolved, with the two firms reaching an agreement leading to the resumpti...

Stop Mopani Copper Mines Infection, Govt Told

[Times of Zambia] The Government should act quickly to resolve the tariffs stand-off between Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) and the Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) before it develops into a contagion infecting other mining firms, an energy workers' unio...

Mutati Holds Talks With CEC, Mopani Over Standoff

[Times of Zambia] FINANCE Minister Felix Mutati was yesterday locked up in a meeting with Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) and the Copperbelt Energy Corporation over a standoff on the revised electricity tariffs.

5,000 Miners to Lose Jobs

[Times of Zambia] Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) has given notice to retrench nearly 5,000 workers in view of a power supply standoff with the suppliers Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC).

Mopani Can Re-Employ Pruned Miners – Govt

[Times of Zambia] Government is optimistic that most of the 4, 000 miners that have been laid off at Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) will be re-employed once the Glencore-owned mining firm's ambitious transformation programmes begin to bear fruit next year.

Mopani Declares Choked Miners Safe

[Times of Zambia] ALL the 13 Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) workers who were choked and rushed to hospital following a fire incident at the Mindolo sub-vertical in Kitwe are out of danger and have been discharged from hospital.

Miners’ Reckless Spending (II)

[Times of Zambia] Last week I discussed the impulsive spending habits that have spread through some miners who received their retrenchment packages from Mopani Copper Mines in Kitwe recently.

Retrenched Miners – Not All Is Lost

[Times of Zambia] The tragedy of losing jobs for the 3,600 retrenched miners at Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) on the Copperbelt might be their worst moment; but for some, what appears to be the end of the journey could actually be the beginning of a better...

Mopani Cuts 4, 300 Jobs Starting Saturday

[Zambia Reports] Mining giant Mopani Copper Mines has finally confirmed the worst guarded secret in the troubled mining sector saying it will from this Saturday retrench 4, 300 miners.

Second Accident Sends Three Mopani Miners to Hospital

[Zambia Reports] Three miners at Mopani Copper Mines were rushed to hospital on Thursday night after they sustained injuries following an electrical fire that gutted one of the breakers at the Nkana concetrator in Kitwe, according to a report by ZANIS.

284 Miners Cheat Death

[Times of Zambia] A total of 284 miners at Mopani Copper Mines (MCM)'s Mindolo North Shaft in Kitwe were on Wednesday night trapped underground after the 11kv sub-station supplying power to the plant got burnt.

Mopani Lays Off 19 Expatriates

[Times of Zambia] NINETEEN expatriate employees at Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) have been laid off after a review of operational requirements for expatriate labour.

First Lady Mourns Miners

[Times of Zambia] First Lady Esther Lungu yesterday broke down when she visited funeral houses for Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) miners who were buried alive after a rock fall at 3240 feet level at the South Ore Body (SOB) shaft.

Surveyor Gives Evidence in Mopani Land Dispute

[Times of Zambia]A SENIOR section surveyor at Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) has narrated before a Kitwe magistrate's court how some residents of Mindolo North allocated land belonging to the company, to themselves.

Mine Tax Refunds – Workers to Suffer

[Zambia Reports]The shadow boxing between government and the mines over the US$630 million Value Added Tax Refunds being withheld by government is blowing out of order with Mopani Copper Mines saying the jobs of over 20, 000 Zambians are at risk.

Two Miners Injured At Mopani Kitwe

[Times of Zambia]TWO miners have been injured in another Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) underground accident at Mindolo Sub-vertical Shaft in Kitwe barely a week ago after two miners died at the same mine. The two miners got injured on Monday in a rock fall.

Mopani Praised for Scooping Awards

[Times of Zambia]Government has congratulated Mopani Copper Mines Plc for winning the 2013 Mining Company of the Year award at the Chamber of Mines of Zambia's inaugural industry-based awards.

KCM, Mopani Miners Now Assured of Social Security

[Times of Zambia]KONKOLA Copper Mines (KCM) and Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) are this monthend expected to start remitting statutory contributions for their workers to the National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA).