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MEDIA RELEASE: MAJOR ELECTRICITY SUPPLY OUTAGE IMPACTS MINING OPERATIONS

The Zambia Chamber of Mines, a body representing mining and allied companies in Zambia noted with concern the major electricity outage that occurred on Sunday,8th August 2021.

Chamber of Mines President, Dr Godwin Beene said, the power outage adversely impacted the day’s mining operations in the midst of the prevailing Copper bull market. Though employees across the Chamber membership completed shifts without incident of injury or worse, open pit production in the Northwestern Province was adversely affected. Chamber member operations there have since returned to normal.

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