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Zambia reopens border with Tanzania to cargo after COVID-19 closure

15 May 2020

LUSAKA Zambia reopened its Nakonde border with Tanzania on Friday for cargo after a five-day closure of the transit point for copper and cobalt exports and fuel imports, but people were not allowed to cross, a provincial minister told Reuters.

UPDATE 2-Zambia reopens border with Tanzania to cargo after COVID-19 closure

15 May 2020

* Town to go back into lockdown from Saturday - health minister (Adds health minister comments)

UPDATE 2-Glencore to reopen Zambia copper mines pending agreement with government

21 Apr 2020

* Zambia demands detailed plan, restructuring from Mopani (Adds Glencore statement)

Glencore to reopen Zambia copper mines pending agreement with government

21 Apr 2020

LUSAKA Glencore will reverse its earlier decision to shutter its Zambia subsidiary Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) if it reaches an agreement with the Zambian government, the company said on Monday.

Zambian official says Glencore reverses plan to shutter copper mines

20 Apr 2020

LUSAKA Glencore told the Zambian government this week that it wants to keep operating its Zambian copper mining subsidiary Mopani Copper Mines (MCM), not shutter the operations, mines ministry permanent secretary Barnaby Mulenga said on Sunday.

UPDATE 2-Zambian official says Glencore reverses plan to shutter copper mines

20 Apr 2020

* Mines ministry official says Glencore wants to keep Mopani open

UPDATE 3-Coronavirus impact sees Glencore Zambian unit shut copper mines

07 Apr 2020

* Mopani Copper Mines to shut for three months starting Wednesday

Glencore's Mopani Copper Mines shutters Zambia mines due to coronavirus

07 Apr 2020

LUSAKA Glencore's Zambian subsidiary Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) will shutter its mining operations on April 8 but continue to process material it has on site in its smelter and refinery until further notice, the firm said in a statement on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-Glencore's Mopani Copper Mines shutters Zambia mines due to coronavirus

07 Apr 2020

LUSAKA, April 7 Glencore's Zambian subsidiary Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) will shutter its mining operations on April 8 but continue to process material it has on site in its smelter and refinery until further notice, the firm said in a statement on Tuesday.

Glencore's Mopani Copper Mines reviews operations due to coronavirus

20 Mar 2020

LUSAKA Glencore's Mopani Copper Mines subsidiary in Zambia is reviewing its business in a bid to slash spending as lower copper prices and uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic take their toll, it said on Friday.

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