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Lumwana,Moolman Mining Part Ways

An unknown number of people are set to lose jobs at Moolman Mining Zambia Limited following the termination of the contract between the company and Lumwana Mining Company in Solwezi.
Lumwana Mine and Moolman Mining Zambia have agreed to terminate their contract effective 26th April,2013 .

In a joint statement released to QFM this morning, the two companies have pledged to, in recognition of their statutory and contractual obligations under take to fully honour the provisions of any existing contracts and fully adhere to all of the Zambian legal requirements.

The parties further undertake that negotiations in good faith with recognized trade unions has commenced with a view to concluding settlement agreements with the affected employees in an expeditious manner and that the outcomes will be immediately conveyed to the relevant government officials.

Moolams has since assured all its current stakeholders that their interests will be dealt with in a fair and equitable manner.

And Lumwana mine has assured the Zambian government and the public that they are fully committed to their operations at Lumwana mine.

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18 Responses to Lumwana,Moolman Mining Part Ways

  1. boof cake Reply

    April 21, 2013 at 12:41 pm

    Nai zanda mu Lumwana!

  2. chintu Reply

    April 21, 2013 at 1:03 pm

    Let’s hope workers for moolmans will closs over to barrick because it will be something else

  3. galavachi Reply

    April 21, 2013 at 1:18 pm

    things are bad ubulofwa futi!

  4. kopala Reply

    April 21, 2013 at 1:49 pm

    Let not Barrick mine cheat our government especially our president mr sata, so many contracting companies have been affected, ie Hitachi, Lumwana plant hire. Barrick is terminating zambians employment and only securing jobs for south africans (Boers). Typical example is Hitachi which has made all incompetent Boers cross over to Barrick leaving our brothers in the cold. We voted for PF to come & clean the mess created by MMD. Where is mr Shamenda or do we need to go straight to the President for help?

  5. joelove Reply

    April 21, 2013 at 1:53 pm

    Good help us, things are not ok as far as job creation is concerned in Zambia, and particularly coppertbelt amd North Western provinces.

  6. Ba game Reply

    April 21, 2013 at 2:09 pm

    @joelove i knew u wanted to say God but not Good hu!!

  7. maikalange Reply

    April 21, 2013 at 3:38 pm

    Boers have come with racism from southafrica!Teaching australians in solwezi how to treat workers poorly!

  8. persona Reply

    April 21, 2013 at 4:41 pm

    Not to say the PF is to blame, but since their coming into power, the following happned
    1. Moolman contract cancelled by KCM were more than 300 lost jobs, equalling to 1000 people affected(homes)
    2. U and M…75% labor force lost Jobs
    3. Mims- underground mine contractor also lost contract
    Just in chingola, more than 4000 families have been affected.

  9. persona Reply

    April 21, 2013 at 4:43 pm

    1. FLsmidth at concentrator, has now been replaced by indians

    at the rate we are going…katwishi…when there was global meltdown, not even i employee was fired..nomba katwishi ngayalishile nakambi

  10. victor Reply

    April 21, 2013 at 8:08 pm

    And why ba lumwana there not paying the suppliers there money its almost TWO MOUTHS NOW BA PF WE RE YOU KANSHI WHAT R YOU DOING

  11. kokiza Reply

    April 21, 2013 at 10:46 pm

    Elo lwanya!! what is going on in our country?

  12. Commited Person Reply

    April 22, 2013 at 12:27 am

    Let give our government room to think about what is going on in our Country and reflect in time please.Otherwise this is taking somewhere else and the result is unknown,therefore we are asking the government to chip in on time and solve the problem.
    For now we are going to end here.

  13. k Reply

    April 22, 2013 at 6:59 am

    copper is finished in Chingola and the state of the mine is like it got finished 20 years age. KCM owners must start thinking of leaving this country because it all comes to voters came next elections
    .

  14. ak Reply

    April 22, 2013 at 11:26 am

    i agree wth you kopala,this is really really a sad development…WORRIED

  15. victor Reply

    April 22, 2013 at 12:29 pm

    lumwana mine there working like chines in lcm in luanshya were by all business the should give it politican like kambweli and the friends

  16. Umupandapwiti Reply

    April 22, 2013 at 1:10 pm

    Ubulofwa namwa Noah!!!

  17. Lightening kaleza bolt Reply

    April 23, 2013 at 10:58 am

    Ok, too much of lumwana mine and the government on jobs, what of the hospital which is supposed to be functional but it is now being terminated by termites waiting for official opening yet, people are dying at Manyama and sorrounding areas coz they have to be rushed to solwezi which takes 1hr 30minutes… Mwanawasa daddy where are you? If u were around this hospital would be in full swing… Someone open manyama general hospital please… Government or Lumwana mine to provide electricity 8 years no power… Zivintu….. Zambia one nation. We are one people please…

  18. Chilufya Reply

    June 12, 2013 at 11:21 pm

    Do what South Africans do to others all jobs first priority Zambian citizenship or permanent residence other wise Zamboers shall continue to rule in this newly found colony whilst Zambian skilled manpower and professionals shall play second class citizens in our own country.Remember they finished Botswana, they finished South Africa thousands have lost jobs because of their greed watch out Zambia also see who is supervisor and holding foreman or manager positions.This rings a bell.Kwacha,Smell the coffee.

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