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Employment up in mining industry for 2016 – but why?

Despite thousands of retrenchments in late 2015, employment in the Zambian mining industry actually increased slightly in 2016, absorbing and making good on the...

Loadsharing

Have you ever wondered how mining communities far from the national grid get their electricity? The answer is they benefit from the electrical infrastructure...

Heavy metal

The world's largest rope shovels, the world's largest trucks and more! Watch this amazing video of mining machinery at work in one of Zambia's...

Getting it right this time

In countries ranging from Zambia and Ghana to South Africa and Tanzania, poorly thought-out mining policies that lack certainty and consistency are hampering the...

Learning the lessons of previous tax policies

The long-term effects of constant changes to Zambia's mining tax regime on investment has been “massive”, and has resulted in many mining projects being...

Cashing in on “green” charcoal

This video shows how villagers in mine communities in North-Western province make environmentally friendly charcoal out of waste maize cobs, then sell it for...