5 Things You Didn’t Know About Women in Mining

Mining is not an industry that is known for its abundance of female staff. Globally, the industry has a female workforce of just 5-10%...

Meet the metallurgist who never stopped believing in Munali Nickel Mine

Joe Mtonga grew up on the Copperbelt, where his career in mining began at Copperbelt University. But, a few years later, when he moved...

How will the coronavirus affect Zambia’s economy?

The rapid spread of the coronavirus (officially named COVID-19) from its origin and epicentre in the central Chinese city of Wuhan in Hebei Province...

Solwezi lures foreign investment

Solwezi has a unique attraction for anyone looking to build shops there – the presence in the region of three major copper mines, whose...

Five things you didn’t know about… uranium

1. It is the heaviest element in the universe Uranium is heavy, and is nearly three times as dense as iron. This makes it atomically...

Five things you didn’t know about…Tanzania

1. Mining is an important sector In 2014 mining accounted for about four percent of the Tanzanian economy, with the value of mining having doubled...