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...
Which country employs more expatriates in their mining industry as a proportion of the overall mining workforce – Canada or Zambia? No, it’s not Zambia. The answer is Canada. The country is one of the world’s major mining destinations, and...
Bustling town. Business Centre. Friendly people. These are some of the reasons why Kitweans love their town. This video explores the town, businesses, and people of Kitwe. Watch the video below.
There’s a clear sense of optimism in government circles about the future of the mining industry, particularly around the stability of the regulatory and fiscal regime, a stronger copper price and increased production, which the government projects will reach...
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,...

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