Dialogue, cooperation and consultation between government and the mining industry are critical in helping to alleviate the trust deficit between the two and to grow Zambia’s production, Mines Minister Christopher has said. He made his remarks in an exclusive interview...
The inspiring story of how a bright, determined girl from rural NorthWestern province won a scholarship from First Quantum Minerals, and is now a third-year geology student at the University of Zambia’s School of Mines. What were your career aspirations...
A nightmarish administrative error that nearly cost her her career did not stop this bright woman from graduating top of her class in Mining Engineering and landing her first job at Barrick Lumwana after just one interview.You’re relatively new...
Hop on board our drone and check out the sheer size and scale of Zambia’s mining operations when viewed from the air. Machinery, trucks, finished copper – it’s all there.  See also: Heavy metal
Konkola Copper Mines’ (KCM) new Chief Operating Officer, Mark Munroe, believes Zambia is a good mining address, and this is one reason he’s pushing the company into a new, long-term growth phase. It’s happening on the back of $1...
The atmosphere at the mining industry’s third annual Health and Safety Conference, held in Ndola last week, was particularly buoyant and positive – and for good reason: with less than two months to go before the end of 2017,...
As shoe brands go, it’s not exactly up there with the major high-street labels; but CLCs – pronounced “Clicks” – are slowly gaining a reputation on the Copperbelt as good-quality, hand-made shoes that won’t break the bank. CLC is an...
In what is an environmental world-first, a unique species of tree from India that can produce diesel fuel and other valuable by-products has been successfully planted on an area of disused mine-land outside the Copperbelt town of Chingola. It’s the...
See the fascinating process of copper production, from the blasting of ore from the ground all the way to the smelter, where it emerges as plated metal ready for export. Watch the video below.
No infrastructure, no power, no water, no labour, a deadly fire and a plunging copper price – these are just some of the challenges that were successfully overcome in the planning and construction of Lumwana Mine in North-Western province. When...

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