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Mutanga Uranium post positive economic review report

GoviEx Uranium has announced encouraging results of a preliminary economic assessment for the Mutanga Uranium Project. Mutanga is GoviEx’s second large-scale, mine-permitted project in Africa postioned for development The project development plan envisions an average annual production rate of 2.4 million pounds of U3O8 yellowcake over an initial 11-year mine …

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Mining sector edging closer to ‘zero harm’

Zambia Chamber of Mines (ZCM) has urged all stakeholders in the mining industry to proactively participate in the industry’s health and safety industry. “Safety is a collective responsibility, and involves everybody – from the highest levels of the company right down to the shopfloor,” said Nathan Chishimba, ZCM President  at …

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Yaluma wants to fast-track copper beneficiation

Authorities are expected to draft a policy compelling mining firms to set up processing plants for finished copper products in Zambia. Christopher Yaluma, the minister of mines says it is unacceptable to continue importing finished copper products, instead of manufacturing from within the country. Yaluma says copper beneficiation will create …

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Engage more frequently, miners told

Electra Mining Africa has called for more dialogue for stakeholders in the mining industry despite economic challenges the sector face. “Although the mining industry is up against tough challenges and general industry remains under tight economic pressure, there is still a need for trade exhibitions and face-to-face interaction with clients,” …

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Zambia looks up to Chile mining model

Zambian Chamber of Mines (ZCM) believes the country’s mining sector can learn from Chile, the world’s biggest copper producer. The chamber said Chile and Zambia produced roughly the same amount of copper in 1970, which was about 680 000 t/y. However, currently, Chile produces 5.6-million tons of copper – about …

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Zambia’s mining sector sets standard for peers

South Africa has been urged to benchmark from countries like Zambia to attract investment and miners. Peter Major, Cadiz Corporate Solutions speaking recently at the Hogan Lovells Africa Forum recently called for mining policy change. “South African mining has gone from having the most advanced, efficient mines on the planet …

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Kwikspace; Quick, reliable and relocatable solutions to mining communities

Kwikspace Modular Buildings (Kwikspace), provides quick, reliable and relocatable solutions provided to Zambian mining communities. A leading manufacturer of modular buildings, which has previously completed a number of projects in Zambia, has broadened its operations by opening a branch in Lusaka. Kwikspace’s branch was established to facilitate the workings of …

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CEC advancing Zambia’s solar expertise

The Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc (CEC) has announced a partnership with the Copperbelt University (CBU) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) to boost Zambia’s capabilities and capacity to implement solar energy projects. The cooperation involving solar energy curriculum development and renewable energy development training commences at the time CEC …

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GoviEx acquire Chirundu, Kiraba minerals tenements

GoviEx Uranium Inc. has completed transaction to acquire African Energy Resources’ Chirundu and Kiraba uranium mineral interests. “The combination of African Energy’s Chirundu and Kiraba Valley tenements with GoviEx’s Mutanga Project finally unites these neighbouring properties, and significantly expands and improves the potential economies of scale,”  said Govind Friedland, Executive Chairman …

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