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First Quantum Announces Passing of Co-Founder and Chairman Philip Pascall

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (“First Quantum” or “the Company”) (TSX: FM) is deeply saddened to announce the passing of one of its founders and Chairman, Philip Pascall, on September 19, 2023. Philip passed away peacefully at home in Perth, Western Australia. Philip co-founded First Quantum in 1996, serving as the …

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KCC PROMOTES CAREER DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUNG CONGOLESE, SUPPORTING THE INTENT OF INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY

KCC recruiting for 50 graduate and apprenticeship positions over the course of 2023 Partnerships and scientific visits established between KCC and local schools and educational institutions to assist with aligning theory and practice Up to 245 on-site internships for university students, ranging from two weeks to six months, offered in …

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Grizzly yields positive auction for emeralds

Grizzly Mining’s latest international emerald auction held in Dubai has yielded positive results. According to the world’s largest producers of emeralds, the auction saw the company offer its latest mid-high grade rough emeralds from its flagship Grizzly emerald mine in Zambia. “Grizzly has been championing Zambian emeralds for over 25 …

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Gigawatt Global happy with the business environment in Zambia

An Israeli-based investor, Gigawatt Global, is set to pump in 100 million United State dollars in a hybrid solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind power project in Zambia. Gigawatt Global President and Chief Executive Officer, Josef Abramowitz, disclosed in an interview on the sidelines of the Israeli/Zambia Business Forum 2023 held …

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COMMUNITY CELEBRATES RETURN OF BWANA MKUBWA LAND

The Government has praised First Quantum Minerals (FQM) for empowering 338 of its employees, local traditional leadership, the community and the government through ownership of land at its former Bwana Mkubwa mine in Ndola. The return of land this week set an industry benchmark in the rehabilitation and closure process …

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Atlas Copco adds mobile electric compressors to diesel range

The challenges presented by inconsistent power supply, exacerbated by the everyday reality of rising fuel and energy costs, have to be navigated by businesses across all sectors of the South African economy to ensure their future sustainability. Within this context, the pressure to find ways to operate more efficiently and …

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Impact through responsible production

While the mining industry makes a significant contribution to South Africa’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the full economic impact is actually much greater. “Mining is a mining company’s core business, and mining itself is a major job generator. But its own value chain has a major spin-off not only in …

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Gemfields full-year benefit rises 2% on record ruby, emerald deals

Faberge gems brand proprietor Gemfields Bunch detailed a 2% rise in full-year benefit on Friday made a difference by higher costs for uncut emeralds and rubies. The valuable stone mineworker said feature profit per share, the most benefit degree in South Africa, rose to 4.8 US dollar cents for the …

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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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