Sepon Mine Workers Face Layoffs

MMG Lane Xang Minerals Sepon workers face redundancies as the company considers reducing the size of its workforce after announcing an end to gold production next month.
The company, which operates the Sepon Copper and Gold mine in Savannakhet province, announced on Friday it was considering reducing the workforce in the mine to maintain a healthy business model after making the decision to halt gold production in December.
“Unfortunately, redundancies cannot be avoided. “For local employees these will be minimised and mitigated as far as possible through community development and livelihood programmes.” A representative for the company said workers who were laid off would receive …..

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