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New Cybermine simulators make training safer and more efficient

The simulators are helping to improve operations and boost skills development in its workforce,." - Development Manager Ian McIntosh.

COVID-19 in hand for mines, but what about Malaria?

While COVID-19 has seen the private sector step up to support government prevention efforts, the role of corporates in fighting Malaria is less well-known but equally impactful.

First Quantum Minerals spends US$1.65 billion in Zambia in 2020

FQM procured goods and services from companies registered in representing 85% of the total spending by its Kansanshi and Sentinel mines.
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Workers at Kalumbila Minerals to receive K1,500 increase

“Our approach in this partnership has been about building trust, resolving of issues on an ongoing basis even when there is no negotiation."
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Sentinel Copper production during 2020 saved jobs

Globally the company recorded a gross profit of US$443 million for the fourth quarter of 2020, and US$1.1 billion for the full year.

Construction of real-time COVID-19 testing lab in Zambia

FQM has partnered with Anglo American Exploration Zambia to construct a real-time PCR COVID-19 testing laboratory at Kansanshi Mine Hospital.
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FQM beats headwinds to exceed production targets at copper mine

FQM's Sentinel copper mine in Kalumbila District of North-Western Province has exceeded production targets for July and August.

FQM maintains production and jobs despite sector-wide woes

FQM has maintained jobs and production at its operations in Zambia, despite sector-wide moves to cut workforce and scale-down production.

First Quantum Minerals backs call for a fair tax regime

Civil society calls for local communities in mining areas to benefit more directly from the tax revenue paid by the industry have been backed by FQM.
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Why sales tax will shrink Zambia’s economy

There has been vigorous debate about Zambia’s proposed migration from the VAT system to a Sales Tax since it was first announced in September 2018.