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Reinstate clause on mineral revenue

The Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) has urged Government to reinstate the clause on mineral revenue sharing mechanism (MRSM) in the Mines and Minerals Act to realise the aspirations of the Seventh National Development Plan (7NDP). CTPD acting executive director Isaac Mwaipopo said the 7NDP seeks to improve …

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Maamba Collieries plans to increase generation

Maamba Collieries Limited (MCL) is engaging key stakeholders in the mining industry on possibilities of increasing its thermal-generated power plant to 600 megawatts (MW) in view of the growing electricity demand in the country. Last year, President Edgar Lungu commissioned the 300MW of power at MCL and connected to the …

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Electricity tariffs for mines not subsidised

Zambia Chamber of Mines president Nathan Chishimba says electricity tariffs for the mines are not subsidised as perceived by many people, but Zesco Limited finds it cheaper to supply power to those buying the commodity in raw form direct from the transmission network. Mr Chishimba said there has been greater …

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