Zambia begins rationing electricity supply to mines –

Zambia has started rationing power supply to mines, an industry source said on Tuesday, as Africa’s second-biggest copper producer struggles to meet electricity demand. “They have given us a schedule indicating how much electricity they will supply to us at different times of the day due to the power shortage,” the source, who declined to be identified, said. “The idea is to see how we can manage with the limited power to ensure safety and uninterrupted operations.” 

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