Zambia: Small-Scale Miners Back ZCCM-IH Quest for Greater Stake in Mopani

THE Small-Scale Miner's Association of Zambia (SSMAZ) has added its voice to the chorus of calls urging the ZCCM-IH to go ahead and acquire a greater stake in the Glencore-owned Mopani Copper Mines.

The SSMAZ says doing so would be good for stability in the industry and greater returns into the national Treasury.

Supporting calls by the Mineworkers Union of Zambia (MUZ), National Union for Miners and Allied Workers (NUMAW) for government to have a greater financial stake in the mining industry, the SSMAZ said the move would protect local jobs and ensure greater returns for Zambians.

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