Lifeline for Boseto Mine workers


The recent P1 billion deal clinched by Discovery Metals Limited (DML) to fund underground operations at its Boseto Mine may come as a lifeline for some of the 380 workers who were set to be axed by the company.

The Australian company is due to close its  ‘unprofitable’ open pit operations in the first half of this year with only 42 of the 422 workers earmarked to retain their jobs under the care and maintenance period.

Discovery Metals Botswana country manager, Mokwena Morulane told Mmegi Business that plans to close the Boseto open pit mine will go ahead, although the new funding might help mitigate the pending job losses.

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