Chinese ‘Invade’ KCM Offices, Inspect Underground as Takeover Nears

Chinese ‘Invade’ KCM Offices, Inspect Underground as Takeover Nears

By Mukosha Funga
The takeover of Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) by China Non Ferocious Mining Company (CNMC) is complete in all but name, well-placed sources in government and at KCM disclosed on Tuesday.
Making a second evaluation tour of the Chingola based KCM business unit, a CNMC delegation of over 50 Chinese nationals divided itself in departmental groups and spread to Finance Dept, Human Resource and IT to familiarise themselves with operations.

Chinese with Zambian workers
Two Chinese Lawyers Lui Jin and Chang SJ also familiarised themselves with operations at the Legal Department as other Chinese delegation held closed door talks with management.