Galane Gold to retrench again

Process plant at Galane Gold. PIC KEOAGILE BONANG
Process plant at Galane Gold. PIC KEOAGILE BONANG

FRANCISTOWN: After laying off 83 workers last year, Galane Gold Mine (Mupane) is next month set to retrench more.

At the beginning of last year Galane Gold retrenched more than half of the 131 workforce, leading to a protracted battle with the unions who wanted the mine to reverse the decision.

While the company is mum on the issue, the Botswana Mine Workers Union (BMWU) secretary general Bob Malele has confirmed the impending retrenchments, saying there were likely to start on May 6.

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