Evans Mumba

Mining Indaba 2025 theme released

Organisers of the annual renowned mining jamboree Mining Indaba have announced the theme for next year’s event. According to the organisers, the Mining Indaba 2025 will be held under the banner: Future-Proofing African Mining, Today! “Together, let’s mine not only precious resources but also hope, resilience, and a legacy worthy …

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HITEMA® INTERNATIONAL is a specialist manufacturer of sustainable solutions for process cooling and industrial comfort applications.

Established more than 32 years ago, HITEMA® INTERNATIONAL has been standing out in the international HVAC market for its cutting-edge, customized cooling equipment meeting the widest spectrum of customers’ demands and preferences. 7 production plants generating a working floor-space of over 21.000 sqm for production, testing and R&D operations are …

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Africa Loses Shine in Global Mining Investment Race

Africa’s once-promising allure for mining exploration has dimmed considerably, according to the latest Fraser Institute Survey of Mining Companies. The continent now houses the most jurisdictions ranked at the bottom of the global attractiveness index, raising concerns about policy uncertainty and environmental regulations. While rich in mineral wealth, numerous African …

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FQM heeds Presidential skills development call

First Quantum Minerals (FQM) has pledged its support for President Hakainde Hichilema’s call to advance skills development in mining communities to combat unemployment. President Hichilema urged mining companies like FQM, which operates Kansanshi mine in Solwezi and FQM Trident in Kalumbila, North-Western Province, to prioritise skilled locals for employment opportunities …

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Lumwana, VoltVision partners to monitor electric perfomance

Barrick’s Lumwana Mine in Zambia has partnered with VoltVision to gain a deeper understanding of its power performance, both at site and group level. VoltVision’s solutions have enabled the Lumwana operations team to monitor the electrical performance of the processing plant. According to the company, the partnership will improve efficiencies …

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Zambia EITI Online Fusion portal goes live

Zambia Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (ZEITI) new Zambia EITI Online Fusion portal is now live. The portal provides a new era of open access to information and data about Zambia’s mineral resources for all stakeholders and the public. “Zambia EITI is delighted to confirm that our new Zambia EITI Online Fusion …

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IMF applaud efforts to restore debt sustainability

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has applauded the government for implementing an ambitious economic reform program. According to the IMF, the program aims to restore fiscal and debt sustainability, create fiscal space for much-needed social spending, and strengthen economic governance and transparency. The economic reform program is supported by US$1.3 …

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Cybercrime threatening mining safety: how to stay protected

When most people think of cybercrime victims, they imagine an office setting with desk-bound employees at computers. However, the reality is that with our increasing dependence on interconnected technologies, no industry sector is immune to cyberattacks – including mining, says Carey van Vlaanderen, Chief Executive Officer  of industry-leading IT security …

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Kagem Emeralds Champions Upskilling for Zambia’s Economic Revival

Lufwanyama, Zambia: In a display of solidarity with the labour force, Kagem Mining Limited (Kagem), the world’s largest emerald producer, actively participated in the joint Labour Day celebrations held on May 1st at Lufwanyama Boarding School Hall. The event brought together government representatives, mining companies, trade unions, and other stakeholders …

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IMF forecast 2.3% economic growth

International Monetary Fund (IMF) anticipates the local economy growth in 2024 to be pegged at 2.3 percent, while inflation pressures persist driven by external supply factors and the depreciation of the exchange rate. The announcement comes after visit led by Vera Martin visited Lusaka recently, to discuss economic and financial …

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