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Kagem Mining donates US$1 million to Lufwanyama in social investment

Kagem Mining

Kagem Mining Limited, Zambia’s leading emerald miner has donated US$1 million to Lufwanyama district in Ndola rural as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility. Kagem Mining said the social investment of US$1 million will be used in among other ventures, upgrading of a clinic to hospital status, construction of a …

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Zamm Imports, leader in ‘Crushing technology’

The increasing demand for African mineral and natural resources has continued to attract various multinational companies seeking to venture on the continent, Zambia, inclusive in search of ‘reliable crushing infrastructure’. The increasing mineralization by many African countries, led by Zambia, Africa’s top copper producer, has spurred the demand for mining …

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Zambia, Congo, Tanzania railways sign deal to free up traffic

LUSAKA – The national railways of Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo and Tanzania have signed an agreement to make it easier to transport goods such as copper by rail between the countries, an official said on Monday. Until now, railway traffic has often been held up by paperwork and procedures …

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Collum mine operations halt

OPERATIONS at Collum Coal Mine which government recently seized have grounded to a halt, chief Sinanzongwe confirmed yesterday. ZCCM are already at the site [ but nothing is happing]. I went to the site to go and see… [ and found that] the mine is not in operation,” chief Sinanzongwe …

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FQM pledges to cooperate with govt

FIRST Quantum Minerals ( FQM) has pledged to cooperate with the Zambian government following the suspension of its surface rights at the Kalumbila mining project. Recently, lands minister Wilbur Simuusa announced the cancellation of FQM’s surface rights which intended to build an ultra- modern housing complex for workers. The government …

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Zambia hikes mine licence fees to global levels

Zambia has managed to increase the cost of its mining licences in order to bring them in line with other countries, stated Minister of Mines, Energy and Water Development, Yamfwa Mukanga. The fees for large-scale mining and change of control licences has been increased to 28 800 kwacha from 1 …

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Govt takes over Collum Mine

The government has cancelled Collum Coal Mining’s licences and immediately taken over operations of the troubled and dangerous underground mine situated in Sinazeze district. Mines minister Yamfwa Mukanga said the mine, which is a hotbed for acrimonious relationships between local labourers and their Chinese masters, would be run by ZCCMInvestment …

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