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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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KAMAZ trucks enters Southern Africa market

Bell Equipment has announced intentions to enter Southern Africa’s tipper truck market through a partnership with KAMAZ, a Russian-based company. Synonymous with providing purpose designed trucks to the harshest applications, KAMAZ’s consistent strong performance in the challenging Dakar Rally is to spur, the company’s portfolio expansion. “After a long period …

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Continent’s association of mines on the cards

Chamber of Mines South Africa has applauded the increasing collaboration between the mining bodies from Southern Africa. Roger Baxter, Chief Executive Officer of Chamber of Mines said the growing alliance will soon champion the formation of the Association of Chambers of Mines in Africa. The Association is envisaged to be …

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Latin America, Africa to redefine global mining

Technavio, global technology research and advisory company says the mining industry is expected to witness gradual growth during 2017 to 2021. The company attributes the development to increase in demand from minerals and metals, mostly from emerging economies. Researchers at Technavio believes that the untapped markets such as Latin America …

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ZEMA receives Mushindano cobalt mine EIA

Afrique Nama Mining Limited (ANML) has announced intentions to develop a US$10 million cobalt mine in Mushindano district. ANML has submitted an environmental impact assessment (EIA) report to the Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) ahead of the development. The project is to construct a mineral processing plant to process copper …

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Pumping slurries with a peristaltic pump

Verder Peristaltic Pumps offer several advantages for mines to pump their slurries. Some of the advantages include less water, power, space, damage chemicals and downtime. According to the company, the hose pumps can circulate slurry SGs of 1.6 to 1.8 or up to 80% solid content. The traditional centrifugal pump …

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Vandalism for Konkola to suspend operations

Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) has suspended operations at its Nchanga Mine following acts of vandalism. Shapi Shachinda, Konkola Copper Mines Manager for Public Relations and Communications on Wednesday told media that the criminals cut a high voltage electricity cables disrupting operations. The criminals stole at least 9 high voltage copper …

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Mozambique cuts power supply to ZESCO

Mozambique’s power utility company EDM has cut electricity supply to ZESCO over the past seven months, to recover a $100 million debt. Geta Remigio Manuel Percy, EDM’s director of Economy and Finance told Zitamar News that EDM stopped supply to ZESCO last December for lack of payment after debts which …

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