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...
Hard-hat; thick socks and water-proof boots; headlamp with 48 hours of battery life; emergency breathing pack with oxygen for up to 30 minutes; ear plugs; heat-resistant gloves; safety goggles; overalls – it’s bit of a mission getting kitted up...
Right now, it’s little more than a hole in the ground; but six months from now, in the first quarter of 2018, this dusty building site in the North-Western province town of Kalumbila will be a $40-million manufacturing facility...
The subject of power – and tariffs in particular – has become a hot topic of conversation, not just among ordinary Zambians but also in the media; although this has helped to shed welcome light on the subject, there...
Operational challenges, declining ore grades and the need to contain costs have not prevented First Quantum Minerals’ Kansanshi Mine from producing a sterling set of financial results at the end of 2016, and confirming its status as Zambia’s flagship...
Taking care of the environment and taking care of business are not necessarily mutually exclusive. See how the use of natural farming methods enable Zambian farmers to get a better-quality crop, while preventing devastating soil erosion. https://youtu.be/jGC0TAo_9hg
Ever wondered how electricity gets into your home? In this short animation, we give you a basic users guide to the three stages of electricity, and what it takes to get electricity to various customers. Watch the animation belowhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2TImaMiFFQM&feature=youtu.be 
With copper now hovering around $6 000 a tonne, the red metal is enjoying its strongest and most sustained price rally since the depths of the global commodity slump in January 2015, when it was languishing at around $4...

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