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...
Despite thousands of retrenchments in late 2015, employment in the Zambian mining industry actually increased slightly in 2016, absorbing and making good on the losses of the previous year. That’s according to figures by the Zambia Chamber of Mines, published...
Have you ever wondered how mining communities far from the national grid get their electricity? The answer is they benefit from the electrical infrastructure of the mine itself. Watch the video below:
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 biggest open-pit mines. Watch the video below:
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 abandoned or deferred, representing a potential investment value of billions of dollars. That’s according to Michael...
Electricity and labour are the most important elements in the cost structure of the average Zambian copper mine, and together account for up to 50% of total operating costs. It means that even small increases in these two cost components...

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