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Lower feed grades affect Kansanshi Mine

First Quantum Minerals has recorded a 2,180 decrease in its copper production at its Kansanshi Mine in Solwezi for the second quarter of 2022. Kansanshi’s copper production was 39,719 tonnes, while the company’s copper production at its Sentinel mine in Kalumbila of 52,447 tonnes was on target. Combined production from …

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Consulting engineering contribute to gender transformation in mining

Women working as consulting engineers and scientists are opening doors of opportunity in mining, breaking down discriminatory attitudes and creating role models for the future. According to Vis Reddy, Managing Director of SRK Consulting, the consulting engineering sector has been an important contributor to gender transformation in mining. “The growing …

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New Enterprise Nickel enters electric vehicle revolution

First Quantum Minerals is poised to become a key player in the new global electric vehicle (EV) ecosystem. The development comes after President Hakainde Hichilema launched the Enterprise Nickel Mine in Kalumbila. Statistics indicate that once up and running, First Quantum Minerals’ mine will be the largest producer of the …

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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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