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CEC support access to quality health care

With glaring inadequacies in health care systems across the world being exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the development has highlighted the underlying need to invest in health care infrastructure and human resource. As a result Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc (CEC) has partnered with the First Lady of Zambia, Esther Lungu, …

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MICROMINE UPGRADE COMING SOON!

Set to help mine planners, designers prepare prospective regions accurately MICROMINE has expanded its suite of intuitive mine planning tools which will be available in a significant upgrade pack to be released next month, the company has revealed. The software specialist, which is a market leader in mine design and …

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FQM HANDS OVER 2,000 FACEMASKS FOR LUSAKA’S MAIN HOSPITALS

First Quantum Minerals (FQM) handed over 2,000 facemasks donated by employees from the mining giant’s subsidiary, Kalumbila Minerals Limited, to the Ministry of Health for use at Lusaka’s main hospitals. The hospitals in Lusaka set to benefit from the donation are Chilenje, Levy Mwanawasa and the University Teaching Hospital. “FQM …

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Mopani terminates contracts despite assuring Govt

Despite assuring the Zambian government that all jobs will be secured, Mopani Copper Mines has terminated contracts of some contractors in Kitwe and Mufulira mines, this is according to the National Union for Miners and Allied Workers (NUMAW). The developments have prompted the Ministry of Mines and Mineral Development to …

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FQM HANDS OVER COVID-19 ISOLATION FACILITY TO GOVERNMENT

As the mining firm reaffirms its desire to keep its employees and their families healthy, through improved access to healthcare First Quantum Minerals’ (FQM) Kansanshi Mining Plc has handed over to government part of the Solwezi School of Nursing which it has converted into a COVID-19 isolation facility at a …

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Glencore’s Mopani Copper to resume operations

MOPANI Copper Mines is set to resume its mining operation following “constructive discussions” held between the company and the Zambian government. The company will resume operations and provide a 90-day notice period of its intention to place the operations on care and maintenance, the company said in a statement. During this …

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