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Zambia's Glencore's unit agrees to pay new higher electricity tariffs

Staff Writer | September 12, 2017
Glencore's Zambian unit Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) will pay increased electricity prices caused by the removal of state energy subsidies, the mines minister said.
Copperbelt Energy Corp
Dispute   Copperbelt Energy Corp.
Copperbelt Energy Corp. which buys power from the state-owned electricity company and sells to mines, slashed supply to Mopani due to a dispute over new, higher tariffs.

"They signed the agreement with Copperbelt Energy Corporation.

"The agreement is just acknowledgement of the new tariffs," Mines Minister Christopher Yaluma told a media briefing, Reuters reported.