First Quantum Minerals

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.
FQM Copper Sentinel

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.

Southern Africa Resource Watch ordered to retract allegations

This network of civil society organisations wholeheartedly condemns the actions and sentiments of Southern Africa Resource Watch.

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.
NEW tax

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.
Castillo Copper

One-sided activist reports deliver damaging blows to Zambia’s mining sector

Poorly researched, one-sided reports by activists are undermining the relationships between mining companies and their host communities in Zambia says First Quantum Minerals or FQM.

Increased taxation detrimental for mining in Zambia

The Australian High Commissioner to Zambia calls for a stable business environment to ensure investors continue to contribute to its economic development.

Mill grinding media now available for purchase in Zambia

First Quantum Minerals’ establishment of a multi-facility economic zone in Kalumbila, Zambia to create sustainable jobs is well underway after the company celebrated the official opening of a US$50 million mill ball factory near its Sentinel mine.
African Energy Resources

Sese power project environmental approval increased to 500 MW

African Energy Resources advises that an updated EIA for the Sese power project to allow up to 500 MW of power generation has bee approved.

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