Vedanta Zambia Unit to Cut 2,500 Jobs as It Shutters Copper Mine

  • Konkola Copper Mines closing Nchanga amid low metal prices
  • Shutdown adds to thousands of job losses at Zambian mines

Vedanta Resources Plc’s Zambian unit, Konkola Copper Mines, will stop production at its loss-making Nchanga underground mine and cut 2,500 contractor jobs as the metal trades near six-year lows.

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