Khoemacau takes BMWU head on


Khoemacau is concerned by the Botswana Mine Workers Union’s (BMWU) allegations of collusion with the government, systemic racism and more saying as the mine that has invested more than P10 billion in the county, it has always worked in accordance with the Botswana laws and that channels of communication have always been available to address issues amicably.

The copper miner that has acknowledged the existence of BMWU said it is committed to working with the union as one of its key stakeholders to achieve very high safety and health standards and very high labour productivity levels for the benefit of all stakeholders.

Khoemacau, through its stakeholder engagement, sustainability and compliance executive director, Boikobo Paya when responding to the union allegations made it clear that the mine will not deal with the union’s extensive attacks on the Botswana government and their allegations about the industry in general but focus on Khoemacau.

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