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Kansanshi Mine
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Zest Weg Group Supplies Generator Sets For Kansanshi Mine PDF Available

The ability to provide an engineered backup power supply solution that will ensure optimum reliability in a remote mining region secured Zest WEG Group a contract to supply containerised generator sets for First Quantum Mineral Ltd’s Kansanshi...
23rd June 2014

First Quantum to upgrade smelter as Zambian smelting capacity dwindles

Canadian base metals producer First Quantum Minerals on Tuesday said it had decided to design and build an expansion to the 1.2-million-tonnes-a-year copper smelter and to defer completing the Kansanshi sulphide expansion until 2017, when the...
10th December 2013

SA manufacturer delivers water-cooled components for Copperbelt mine

Furnace component engineering and production company Thos Begbie has completed the manufacturing of water-cooled copper components for the Isasmelt furnace, based at TSX-listed First Quantum Minerals’ (FQM’s) Kansanshi mine on the Central African...
6th December 2013

Refractory lining to be completed in June next year

Mineral processing and mining services company Dickinson Group has been contracted to complete the refractory lining of all the smelting units at Toronto-listed company First Quantum Minerals’ (FQM’s) Kansanshi mine, in Zambia.
13th September 2013
Legislative Environment

Zambia’s economy set to grow by 8.1% in the next few years

The completion of major copper mining projects in Zambia next year is expected to contribute to economic growth of 8.1% from 2014 to 2016, advisory firm KPMG states.
13th September 2013
Mine Profile

Kansanshi mine, Zambia

A copper mine located about 10 km north of the town of Solwezi and 180 km to the north-west of the Copperbelt town of Chingola, in Zambia.
26th July 2013
Corporate Social Responsibility

Housing project at copper mine on budget and on time

Construction company African Modular Building Solutions reports that it aims to complete a housing project for mining company First Quantum Minerals’ Kanshansi mine, by March 25, adding that the project is on budget and on time. The Kansanshi...
29th March 2013

First Quantum approves $840m Zambia expansion projects

The board of Toronto-listed First Quantum has approved $840-million worth of expansion projects in Zambia, where it owns the Kansanshi copper/gold mine and Trident project. The company, whose C$4.86-billion offer for base metals miner Inmet was...
12th December 2012

Foreign investors welcomed by Zambian government to promote growth

The Zambian government’s decision to privatise the ownership of mines has proven to be economically beneficial in improving the sustainability of the country’s copper mines, as foreign investments have elevated the recovery of Zambia’s mining sector.
14th September 2012

Power accord in hand, First Quantum green-lights Sentinel

Days after warning of delays should they not be forthcoming, copper and nickel producer First Quantum said on Wednesday it reached agreement with the government over power tariffs for its $1.7-billion Sentinel project in Zambia. As a result, the...
9th May 2012

Lower output, prices knock First Quantum's Q1 profit

First Quantum, the Vancouver-based base metals producer, late on Wednesday reported a 42% drop in first-quarter adjusted profit to $119-million after copper production and prices fell from the levels seen in the same period in 2011. On a per...
3rd May 2012

Konkola miners win 17% pay rise

Konkola Copper Mines, the Zambia miner owned by Vedanta Resources, has awarded its workers a 17% pay increase, ending weeks of negotiations, a union official said on Friday. "We signed the new agreement yesterday and the lowest paid employee will...
27th January 2012
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