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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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Optimism in copper Oxide Production

COPPER oxide production ended the year on an impressive note with one of Copperbelt’s major local miners Ground Focus Mining recording a 25 per cent mineral recovery rate. The  Ground Focus Mining managing director Jimmy Mubashi indicated the 4,500metric tones output of copper oxide the company had recorded could double …

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Skills transfer to be enhanced – Mines Minister

The Zambian mining industry is set to the risk of being crippled if foreign companies do not enhance skills transfer and invest in local mining engineering services. Launching a mining and engineering services seco-drills workshop organised by Tranter Mining Zambia at Mindola shaft in Kitwe, Christopher Yaluma Minister of Mines …

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