Projects

Lights On, Economy Up: Zambia and Mozambique Plug Power Gap with Bolstered Partnership

Lusaka, Zambia – In a move that promises to brighten homes and businesses across Zambia, the country has struck a new deal with its neighbor, Mozambique, to import additional electricity. This significant step aims to tackle Zambia’s ongoing power deficit, a hurdle that has hampered economic growth and daily life …

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Africa’s greatest gold mine attain top greenest spot

Kibali, the largest gold mine in Africa, is now also one of the greenest mines on the African continent, Barrick President and Chief Executive Officer, Mark Bristow announced recently. Much of the electricity that drives Kibali is already supplied by its three hydropower stations.  Once the mine’s new 16 megawatt …

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CEC kick off key power infrastructure projects

CEC has announced that the company’s blueprint should deliver steady growth for the business over the coming years. Owen Silavwe, CEC Managing Director said government efforts to create a private sector-lead economy supports the company’s effective and efficient execution of its strategy. “The Group is in a much better position …

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Commonwealth action group launched to help African countries cut methane emissions

A new action group intends to help Commonwealth countries, including African member states, rapidly cut emissions of the potent greenhouse gas methane as part of wider efforts to keep rising global temperatures within liveable limits. The country-led coalition was announced at a ministerial event on the margins of the United …

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FQM signs power supply agreement with ZESCO

First Quantum Minerals (FQM) and ZESCO have entered into a Power Supply Agreement (PSA), where the latter will supply over 420 Megavolt Amperes (MVA) of renewable power to FQM’s Trident and Kansanshi mine sites. The deal marks a new era of cooperation and securing a sustainable energy supply for FQM’s …

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Germany pledges 4 billion Euros in Africa’s green energy

Germany has pledged to invest 4 billion euros in Africa’s green energy until 2030. The announcement was made by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Berlin after meeting African leaders and heads of international organisations including the President of the African Development Bank Group Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, during the G20 Compact …

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Orica, Caterpillar collaborate to improve integrated workflows

Orica and Caterpillar Inc. are teaming up to improve real-time data exchange and integrate workflows across the mining value chain. The collaboration is aimed at providing customers with intelligence to improve decision-making and optimise operations and the mining industry has started to unlock the potential of combining data, sensors, and …

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Better Technology car battery production scheduled for May 2024

According to  Better Technology Group President, Polly Wei, the production of car batteries is scheduled to commence by May 2024. Over 2,000 employment opportunities are on the horizon for Zambians in the coming year, courtesy of the Chinese company set to embark on the manufacturing of motor vehicle batteries at …

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FQM’s S3 expansion project at Kansanshi Mine on track

After a decade-long delay, work on First Quantum Minerals’ Sulphide No. 3 (S3) expansion project at Kansanshi Mine is now back on track. The project is expected to create almost 2,000 jobs at its peak, and FQM is taking steps to make the project more productive, efficient and environmentally friendly …

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Paratus goes live with Starlink

…for industries’ reliable and constant connectivity Paratus, the telco, data center and network services provider, has signed a reseller agreement with Starlink. Marius van Vuuren, Country Manager of Paratus Zambia applauded the hard work done by government, regulator, and other authorities, in conjunction with Starlink, in ensuring this leading-edge technology …

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