The world’s biggest copper mines

Zambia has some pretty big copper mines, and is Africa’s second-largest copper producer. But how do our mines compare on a global scale? And...

How Alick defied the odds

For some, a successful career unfolds neatly and easily, with few complications; for others, it has to be fought for every step of the...

The batteries of the future

Battery metals is a fast-evolving sector in mining, with enormous potential for growth. An entire day was spent discussing the potential of the African...

Five Things You Didn’t Know about Gold

It’s been discovered on every continent on earth, it’s edible, our oceans contain nearly 20 million tonnes of it, and it’s perhaps the metal...

Risks and rewards: What does Zambia have to offer?

Each year, the Africa Risk-Reward Index compiled by Control Risks, the renowned global risk consultancy, shows us where the country stands in terms of...

Making it in Mauritania

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...