Mopani Copper Mines resumes operations at Nkana, Mufulira

Mopani Copper Mines plc (MCM) restarted operations at its Nkana and Mufulira mines in Zambia on Wednesday April 10 following an investigation into five fatalities at the two sites earlier this year.

MCM public relations manager Nebert Mulenga has confirmed that all underground operations have resumed at both Nkana and Mufulira mine sites following an intensive safety audit of underground operations.

In February, MCM suspended operations at the Mindola North Shaft of Mufulira after three workers died in an underground fire. Then in March, MCM halted...


Anna Xu

April 12, 2019

08:02 GMT