Workers at Konkola Copper Mines in Chililabombwe on the Copperbelt Province have today refused to report for work demanding for a Salary Increment.

National Union of Miners and Allied Workers President James Chansa has confirmed the incident to 5fm radio in a brief telephone conversation while KCM Spokesman Shapi Shachinda was not available for a comment.

Late last year Miners, Suppliers And Contractors protested for non-payment of over 200 million United States dollars debt Forcing Mines Minister Christopher Yaluma to threaten to revoke the mining licence from the Company.

Kcm Senior Staffs were not paid their Christmas Bonus and December Salaries But it is reported that all Expatriates were paid In Full.


The Vedanta owned mining company was also given 30 days by a London High Court to pay 100 million United States dollars owed to Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines-Investment Holdings.


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