The mines and minerals minister Christopher Yaluma’s appetite to cement relations with the extractive industry continues to build up, this year.
Yaluma’s latest interaction with the industry is slated for CAMINEX/CBM-TEC 2017 slated at the Kitwe Showgrounds.
The annual mining and agriculture jamboree has invited the minister to talk to the country’s mineral market from 2017 to 2020, mineral development as a vehicle of economic diversification and key challenges facing the future development of Zambia’s mineral industry.
According to the organisers his address will assess the impact of infrastructure constraints on mining development and the increasing importance of building relationships between the mining sector and the private sector,
In addition, Yaluma is expected to give an update on the mineral road map and what new strategies are in the pipeline.
Over the years CAMINEX jointly organised by the Copperbelt Mining, Agricultural and Commercial Show Society (CACSS) and Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery has grown into a powerful trade exhibition providing a platform to stimulate business in the agricultural, mining and industrial sectors in the Copperbelt area.
“This will be Zambia’s premier networking event for international and regional companies that operate within the country’s mineral rich Copperbelt and surrounding regions,” said Karen O’Neil from CACSS.
“The show further highlights our commitment to developing trade in the Copperbelt region and to ensuring the best experience possible for both our exhibitors and visitors,” said Charlene Hefer, Portfolio Director at Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery, adds that
Meanwhile Nathan Chishimba, President, Zambia Chamber of Mines is also expected at the exhibition to unpack the topic of policy options for local content and local procurement.