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FQM spends US$720,000 on Kisasa community

First Quantum Minerals has handed over two commercial boreholes worth US$720,000 to Kisasa community, as part of on-going commitment to bring fresh clean water to local communities in Kalumbila District of North-Western Province. The boreholes are 130 meters deep with two 32,000 litre, 15-metre high storage tanks, connected to a …

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SKF Zambia delivers massive savings for customer

NDT (Non Destructive Test) works carried out by SKF Zambia on more than 90 mobile mining machines and equipment operating on one of the country’s largest copper mines, delivered massive savings for the customer over a six month period. The mine, which is located in Zambia’s North-Western Province, is a …

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IMF responds to financing arrangement

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has indicated willingness to discuss the country’s  broad elements of the Economic Recovery Program, which seeks to restore macroeconomic stability, attain fiscal and debt sustainability, restore growth and safeguard social sector spending. “Given the deep-rooted challenges faced, policies would need to be calibrated to restore …

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FQM commits to fair distribution of benefits to local communities

First Quantum Minerals has said that people and communities neighbouring Sentinel Mine should benefit from equitable distribution of benefits such as employment, business development, education, training and community investment for the long term, First Quantum believes that it makes strategic business sense to involve local communities and other relevant stakeholders …

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Aviation monitoring programme is flying high

Did you know that a dedicated aircraft testing programme is conducted by condition monitoring specialists, WearCheck, to reduce the risk of catastrophic engine failure, boost safety and reduce maintenance costs? WearCheck’s thriving aviation division analyses used aircraft oil and filters for wear particles, oil degradation and cleanliness of hydraulic fluids. …

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