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Group R achieves 300 LTI free days

Yesterday Group R Mining & Exploration Zambia Ltd recorded 300 days LTI-free. LTI stands for Lost Time Injury, which is any injury that prevents any person, staff or contractor, reporting to work on the next shift or next day. Within the underground mining industry this figure is commendable and proves …

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Mopani Copper Mines makes headway in finalisation of US$323 million Synclinorium Shaft

Mopani Copper Mines Plc, a unit of global commodity trader and Switzerland based Glencore Xstrata has in earnest stepped up efforts to complete the much awaited US$323 million Synclinorium Shaft at the Company’s Nkana mine in Kitwe to elongate the mine’s lifespan. The shaft, which when completed by next year …

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MOPANI PROMOTES SAFE MINING

Safety is of key importance to Mopani. Since inception in 2000, Mopani has implemented a number of safety initiatives that have contributed to the reduction in lost Time Injury Frequency from 9.3 in 2000 to 1.3 in 2014. In a bid to continue improving its safety performance, Mopani has devised …

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LOCAL CONTRACTOR COMMENDS JOINT VENTURE PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVE BY MOPANI

Mopani Copper Mines Plc has implemented a number of programmes aimed at empowering and building capacity of local contractors and other small and medium enterprises in Zambia. The Company is encouraging formation of joint venture partnerships between local contractors and internationally-recognized and well-established foreign firms wishing to do business with …

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Zambia’s Copper concentrate export ‘ban’ still in force

Zambia’s ban on exports of copper concentrate to foreign – based smelters remains in force because the country has enough capacity to process the raw material, says mines minister Christopher Yaluma. Last year, a debate ensued as to whether foreign mining companies operating in Zambia should continue exporting copper concentrates …

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Glencore Xstrata ‘flagship’ shaft set for 2016

Part of the shaft being sunk Swiss-based commodity trader, Glencore Xstrata’s planned commissioning of the US$323 million synclinorium shaft at its Nkana operations in Kitwe is earmarked for next year as it seeks to boost production. Mopani Copper Mine, Zambia’s second leading producer of copper and cobalt seeks to increase …

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Mopani Copper Mines copper output rises 12 percent, says report

Glencore Xstrata increased its copper outturn by more than 12 percent at its Mopani Copper Mines in Zambia last year compared to a year earlier, as expansion bolstered by investment in the local unit rose; company says. Annual Copper output  rose 12 percent to 111,000 tons last year compared to …

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