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Greening the Copperbelt, CEC plants trees

Despite being one of the smallest provinces the Copperbelt province is faced with enormous deforestation and forest degradation challenges attributable to being one of the most densely populated provinces. This sad state of the natural environment has caught CEC’s eye and, consistent with its values, the Company is doing something …

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Zambia needs fiscal regime to attract investment in mining sector, says PMRC

The Policy Monitoring and Research Center (PMRC) notes that Zambia’s mining industry has not been spared by the pandemic and says it is vital that the government put in place a fiscal regime that will attract investment vital in the post-COVID-19 era. The local think tank believes the fiscal regime …

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Zambia steps up attempts to formalise artisanal mining sector

ZAMBIA is stepping up attempts to formalize artisanal mining sector by overseeing the construction of 10 milling plants which they hope will produce 40,000 kilograms (about 1.4 million ounces) of gold a year. The milling plants will firstly formalise the artisanal gold sector, from primary and secondary or artisanal and small-scale …

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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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FQM CUTS CAPITAL EXPENDITURE AS IT BRACES FOR UNCERTAINTY

COVID-19 has brought unprecedented challenges to communities, industries and the global economy First Quantum Minerals has reduced operating costs and capital spending as it braces itself for the impact of the COVID-19 on the mining sector. The virus has brought unprecedented challenges to communities, industries and the global economy, and …

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Community taps into FQM training on water management

First Quantum Minerals (FQM) has partnered with government to provide training to help communities manage water infrastructure being installed by the company’s Kalumbila Minerals Limited in Musele Chiefdom’s Kalumbila District of North-Western Province. The community water, sanitation and hygiene training comes after revelations by the Department of Water Resources Development …

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As Kariba recedes Maamba collieries relocates pumps at lake to keep generating power

Erratic rainfall forces power generator to move pump station a second time in Africa’s largest man-made lake due to receding water levels Falling water levels in Kariba have necessitated Maamba Collieries Ltd (MCL) to relocate its pumps to a new location in the Kariba Lake to provide water essential for …

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Sentinel Mine launches waste management handbook

First Quantum Minerals (FQM) has issued guidelines aligning its mining operations and surrounding communities with government’s clean and healthy campaign. Kalumbila Minerals the mining company’s subsidiary which operates the Sentinel Mine in North-Western Province, has launched a Waste Management Handbook to improve environmental management awareness. The handbook aims to facilitate …

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