Mine workers renew demands for CEO axing

Khoemacau sign
Khoemacau sign

Botswana Mine Workers Union (BMWU) has advised Khoemacau Mine buyers MMG Limited to consider appointing a new Chief Executive Officer(CEO) to run the company for harmonious industrial relations to prevail.

The Mine workers recently met with MMG executive management in the aftermath of the $1.8 billion (P25, 2 billion) deal sealed by MMG to take over the country’s largest copper producer.

During the meeting in which Khoemacau CEO John Ferreira was in attendance, the Union demanded the replacement of the current CEO to help quell long tensions at the mine.

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