AngloAmerican is a mining company whose operations straddle the globe. It made $1.6 billion of profit in 2016, employed more than 87 000 people, and paid $3.6 billion in wages and benefits. How does a Zambian schoolboy from St. Canisius...
Women are playing an increasingly important role in the Zambian mining industry, occupying positions of power and authority at all levels. Whether it’s at major mines in North-Western province or the Copperbelt, women can be found working as lawyers, engineers,...
See, in this video, how women are occupying increasingly important positions in Zambia’s mines, doing work that would have appeared unthinkable 20 years ago. Watch the video below.
Anthony Mukutuma currently runs First Quantum Minerals’ Guelb Moghrein copper-gold mine in Mauritania. In this interview, he talks about his career path, life in Mauritania and what it’s like to be a Zambian in a foreign country. 1. From Zambia...
It’s not so much a truck as a double-storey building on wheels – you have to climb a full flight of stairs just to get to the balcony that leads to the driver’s cabin. Once in the driver’s seat, you’re...
One of the newest and most advanced copper smelters in the world is not in China or Canada or the United States, but right here in Zambia. This $900 million marvel of technology, which started operating in early 2015,...
VIRTUAL REALITY: Watch how drivers of some of the world’s largest mine trucks learn to drive their vehicles in simulators that replicate real driving conditions using virtual reality.
Now with embedded video for more impact.Mining once had a reputation for being a dirty business, but not any longer. With the steady advance of efficient, environmentally friendly technology, the industry has discovered that clean business can also be...
It’s early days, and there’s still a lot of hard work to do. But there is finally a sense that one of Zambia’s oldest underground mines has turned a corner and is well on its way to becoming an...
Knowing the true cost of producing electricity efficiently in Zambia is the first step on the road to cost-reflective tariffs, Chamber of Mines president, Nathan Chishimba, has said. It is also the first step on the road to eventual reform...

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