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Copper maintains steady trend

The copper price, which has remained strong on the global market, is expected to boost the Kwacha’s performance against the United States (US) dollar in the medium term, Cavmont Bank notes. On Friday, copper, which is Zambia’s major export earner, witnessed a price fall of one percent on the London …

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Southern Africa records first electricity surplus in 10 Years

Southern Africa is experiencing surplus electricity generation capacity for the first time in a decade, thanks to the success of regional cooperation in energy planning during the past few years. Figures released by the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) show that the 12-member pool is sitting on surplus peak period …

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Copper producer plants bio-diesel trees on tailings dumpsite

…trees will revegetate a disused dump site, improve soil fertility and produce bio-diesel Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) has launched an ambitious bio diesel project in the Copperbelt at one of the company’s disused dump site. According to the company, the project aims to cultivate elite Pongamia Pinnata trees for bio-diesel …

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