About 2,100 mine workers are going to lose jobs following the announcement by Mopani Copper Mines to close its Mindolo North and Central shafts in Kitwe.
According to MUZ president Joseph Chewe 600 direct Mopani employees would lose jobs as a result while 1,500 workers employed by contractors will also lose jobs.
“It’s a worrisome trend which has now engulfed Mopani. Retrenchment is coming day-by-day. If you look at the lifespan of Mopani, the last 19 years, they have offloaded quite a huge number into the streets so they must be responsible not to always to cause misery to […]