Wylbur Simuusa speaks about the mining industry in Zambia in the BBC documentary Stealing Africa (BBC) Zambia has relied on the mining industry since the 1930s and it is the country's economic backbone.
A recent review of Zambia´s mining sector shows the country remains an appealing place for investment, and integrating the mineral sector into national development planning is a crucial driver for sustainable development in Zambia.
Located in the so-called copper belt of southern Africa, Zambia has some of the highest grade copper deposits in the world. NEW ORDER. The country is Africa’s largest copper producer, and one of the leading companies in its mining industry is Canada-based First Quantum Minerals Ltd.
Despite the difficulties facing the global mining industry, Zambian copper production increased by 14% year-on-year in 2009, reaching 697 860 t, boosted by the production from the Lumwana copper mine in April, reports market research house Business Monitor International (BMI).
Guaranteed input tax claim for five years on pre-production expenditure for exploration companies in the mining sector. Any mining company holding a large-scale mining license carrying on the mining of base metals is taxed at 30%. Other mining companies are taxed at 35%
This note explores the prospects for growth in Zambia’s copper mining industry, the potential contribution that a larger, more competitive copper mining industry could make to jobs and prosperity, and what it would take for the industry to achieve its potential.
Zambian workers constructing a new $300 million copper smelter in Chingola, Zambia, in this Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006 file photo. Surging global demand for copper has breathed new life into the mining industry in Chingola, a short drive from the Congolese border on top of some of the richest copper deposits in the world.
program, to reduce its reliance on the copper industry. The program includes initiatives that promote the use The program includes initiatives that promote the use of other components of Zambia’s rich resource base, such as gemstone mining…
Lusaka - Zambia: THE government’s revenue from the mining industry dropped to K9.07 billion in 2015 from K9.94 billion recorded in 2014 due to low copper earnings. This is according to the latest Zambia Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (ZEITI) report for 2015. ZEITI head Siforiano Banda said the reduction in mining