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Mines battling to attract skilled people

Chamber of Mines says implementation of new projects is at risk in Zambia and other mining countries around the world due to the increasing shortage of specific skilled and experienced people. According to a latest report by the Chamber of Mines titled ‘Searching for talent-skills and employment in the global …

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Kobold introduce plastic flow meters

Innovative international manufacturer of flow, pressure, level, and temperature measuring, Kobold has launched a plastic flow meter and a monitor – KSK and KSM models. According to Kobold the plastic flow meter works on the ‘suspended float’ measuring principle, where the float glides up and down in a conical measuring …

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ZAMI attracts over 220 delegates

The 6th Zambia Alternative Mining Indaba (ZAMI) has attracted over 220 local and foreign delegates. This year’s ZAMI running under the banner: ‘Mineral development for all: Leaving no one behind’ from 20th to 22nd has provide a platform to discuss practical solutions to challenges faced by the extractive industries. Leonard …

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IMF projects improved GDP

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) anticipates GDP growth, citing a hike from 3.4 percent recorded in 2016 to 4 percent in 2017, following the Fund’s recent countrywide tour. The Fund attributes the development to this year’s bumper harvest and increased hydroelectricity generation expected to boost economic activity more than previously …

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App ease WearCheck’s dialogue with customers

WearCheck has launched an interactive customer application to improve customers’ benefits. According to the oil condition monitoring company the app allows customers to make virtually instantaneous maintenance decisions. Neil Robinson WearCheck, Managing Director says the ground-breaking, highly innovative and revolutionary app has reliable data available while patrolling the factory floor …

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Top 40 miners recover from a race to the bottom

PwC Africa’s 14th edition of PwC’s industry series analysing financial performance and global trends – PwC’s Mine 2017 report has painted a positive outlook for the mining industry. This comes at the backdrop of bolstered balance sheets and a return to profitability in 2016, giving mining companies much-needed space to …

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Yaluma persist on good relations with mining sector

The mines and minerals minister Christopher Yaluma’s appetite to cement relations with the extractive industry continues to build up, this year. Yaluma’s latest interaction with the industry is slated for CAMINEX/CBM-TEC 2017 slated at the Kitwe Showgrounds. The annual mining and agriculture jamboree has invited the minister to talk to …

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Nkana, Lumpuma cooperatives get foot powered pumps

Kagem Mining Limited has extended aid to 22 co-operative farmers in Nkana and Lumpuma to acquire subsidised foot powered pumps. The emerald miner has partnered with KickStart and the ministry of agriculture to assist small-scale farmers mostly women to kick start irrigation projects. Kagem mine has committed to buy produce …

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