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First Quantum Minerals seeks to “Localise” jobs at its Zambian Unit

In what will, if successful, be the first step in ensuring that qualified Zambians are considered for top jobs in line with their skills and abilities since mining started in Zambia over 80 years, Toronto listed miner, First Quantum Minerals Limited, has taken a bold step. According to the company’s …

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Trident Kalumbila mine project on course

Work on $2 billion Kalumbila minerals, a subsidiary of Toronto listed miner, First Quantum Minerals Limited, situated in Solwezi, is progressing well with the miner seeking to connect to the national grid by December this year. The mine, lying 140 kilometres west of Solwezi, which will embrace a US$680 million …

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Kalumbila Minerals To Build New Airport In North Western Province

The coming of First Quantum Minerals Limited in the emerging ‘new Copperbelt’ of  North Western ProvinceA has brought with it a ray of hope for the growth of the area, once perceived ‘docile’ and lacking development.  Among other projects underway besides the existing Lumwana, Kansanshi mines, is another project underway …

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First Quantum laments low smelting capacity in Zambia as weir Minerals Africa joins other engineers at Kalubila-Trident site

First Quantum Minerals Limited has lamented the constrained copper smelting capacity in Zambia which has negatively affected the company’s annual profits recorded at its Kansanshi unit in Solwezi, north western province, a company official says.  Chief executive officer and Chairperson Phillip Pascall said inadequate smelting capacity forced a build-up in …

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North Western Railway Project construction planned to take off in March 2014-Kavindele

Construction of the US$1 billion joint venture North West Rail venture planned to take off next March and will be cardinal in resolving the transportation hurdles faced by mining companies in north western Zambia. North Western Rail Limited and Grindrod Limited have signed a joint venture agreement to construct the …

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