Kagem Mining

Kagem rolls out COVID-19 vaccination programme

“Kagem has been able to avoid redundancies and retain its workforce due to the financial support provided by the majority shareholder."
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Kagem to reopen operations at Lufwanyama

The reopening process will commence with the wash plant production area followed by the mining operations by the second week of April 2021.
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Gemfields revenue exceeds US$200 for the first time

Gemfields boosted its group-wide revenue by 5% in 2019, exceeding US$200 million of income from emerald and ruby auctions for the first time.

Gemstone boom follows government suspension 15% export duty

Kagem Mining takes pride in supporting the Government’s goal of uplifting the country’s people and welcomes the recent suspension of the 15% export duty.

Gemfields lists on the London Stock Exchange

The listing is the latest demonstration of Gemfields’ ethos of transparency, legitimacy and integrity, enabling a wider reach for international investors.

Kagem signs collective agreement with unions

Kagem Mining has signed an agreement with unions under which unionised employees will receive a 10% increase in basic salary for 2020.

Kagem pioneers technology to trace gemstones

Kagem Mining, which operates the world’s largest producing emerald mine is introducing blockchain nano-technology that to trace gemstones.
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Zambian Minister of Mines backs gemstone miners

The government of Zambia has committed to ensuring a stable, reliable, simple and predictable fiscal regime to support the mining industry.
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Kagem Mining invests in new equipment

Kagem Mining, which is 75%-owned by Gemfields, has invested US$11 million in new equipment to increase operational efficiencies at the Kagem emerald mine, creating further skilled local jobs in the process.

Personality: Aaron Nyangu from Kagem Mining

The glamour of the red carpet at Cannes or Hollywood is a far cry from the hot and dusty pit of the world’s single largest producing emerald mine, Kagem.

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