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Chambishi Metals set to open, as govt vows to continue working with trusted investors

Negotiations between the state, an unnamed new investor, and the previous owners of Chambishi Metals Plc are nearly completed, according to the government, and will result in the asset becoming operational, more than two years after it was placed on care and maintenance due to a lack of feed for …

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Solar Training Centre, Takoradi Technical University, Inaugurated

Representatives of the Ghana Solar Industry and international partners of the University inaugurated the new Solar Training Centre and launched the 3-week Solar Planner Course for Students. Takoradi Technical University (TTU) in Takoradi, Ghana yesterday held the international inauguration of its new Solar Power Training Centre, a permanent facility dedicated …

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Interventions in mining and other key sectors to prop Zambia’s GDP

Zambia government has revealed that by 2024, the country’s GDP is expected to rise to 4.4 per cent following strategic interventions in the agriculture, tourism, mining, manufacturing, energy, and transport sectors. The government has also projected a modest 3.5 per cent rise in its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for 2022, …

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US to support widespread electrification and economic development in Zambia’s rural communities

The United States government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has signed an agreement with National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) International to support widespread electrification and economic development in rural communities in Zambia. The parties signed a five-year cooperative agreement expected to spur economic development in …

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Element25 explains economic benefits of the proposed Asia project

ASX-listed Element25 (E25) has revealed that it is now moving to a definitive feasibility study for the high purity manganese sulphate monohydrate (HPMSM) facility, which is likely to be finalised in the second half of 2022. A scoping study into the HPMSM plant has confirmed the economic benefits of the …

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KANSANSHI MINING PLC ENCOURAGES YOUTH PARTICIPATION IN AGRICULTURE

Mining giant cosponsors Hematon youth and women agricultural summit First Quantum Minerals through Kansanshi Mining Mining Plc recently co-sponsored the Hematon Youth and Women Agricultural Summit, which took place in Lusaka. Local youth were encouraged to take up a more active and productive role in the agriculture and livestock sector …

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The expansion of copper and cobalt refining capacity is expected as a result of the Jubilee, Mopani MoU

Jubilee Metals, a metals processing company listed on the London Aim and JSE AltX exchanges, announced on Tuesday that it had signed a binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) on the refining of copper and cobalt, two highly sought-after green metals. The MoU with Mopani, a Zambian subsidiary of ZCCM Investment, …

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Arc Minerals gives updates on its projects in Zambia

Arc Minerals has revealed that a number of discussions are currently underway with interested third parties about a potential commercial transaction in respect of the company’s copper exploration licences in Zambia. The company also said it has begun drilling for diamonds on its majority-controlled licences in northwestern Zambia. Following additional …

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Infratel woos companies

Zambian companies have been encouraged to take advantage of Infratel’s telecommunications and ICT Infrastructure services to market and expand their businesses. Company CEO Freelance Bwalya said Infratel boosts of 1261 towers dotted in all provinces as well as other ICT equipment that was accessible to businesses including Small and Medium …

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GoviEx, Hydro Tech sign drilling contract for Mutanga project

GoviEx Uranium Inc. has sealed a drilling contract with Hydro Tech Drilling & Exploration (Hydro Tech) to undertake exploration and resource delineation drilling programs on Mutanga Uranium project. “With the reissued Chirundu Mining Permit we are keen to get back to advancing our Zambian assets with the development of Mutanga. …

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