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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.
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Zambia could reclaim title of Africa’s top copper producer

Zambia can once again become the continent’s largest copper producer if it regains competitiveness, according to the country’s largest producer, First Quantum Minerals.

First Quantum reports sufficient, consistent power supply to Zambian operations

TSX-listed First Quantum Minerals’ on Tuesday reported that its Zambian copper operations, which include the Kansanshi mine, smelter and the Sentinel project, are being consistently provided a total of approximately 285MW. This power supply allows...

First Quantum Minerals reports stable power supply to its Zambian operations

Zambia – First Quantum Minerals said on Monday that the Zambian power situation is stabalising enough that it anticipates its Sentinel copper mine, in Zambia’s North Western province to begin commercial-level production by the...

Full power restored at First Quantum Minerals Kansanshi, Sentinel operations

Zambia – On Thursday 6 August 2015, full power supply was restored to First Quantum Minerals Kansanshi operation and Sentinel project by ZESCO, Zambia’s state-run power company. This follows the receipt of notice of the...

Zambia power reductions imposed: First Quantum cuts back at Kansanshi

On Saturday, 25 July, Zambia power reductions were initiated and electricity supply to First Quantum Minerals’ Kansanshi operation, including the smelter was reduced to 117 MW from the steady-state level of 153 MW. This is following...

First Quantum Minerals confirms long-term future for Kansanshi

Zambia - The First Quantum Minerals updated NI 43-101 technical report for its Kansanshi mine has confirmed its long-term future with an 840 Mt measured and indicated mineral resource at 0.72% total copper. The company believes there...

FQM Zambia: New copper smelter approaching commercial production

First Quantum Minerals’ or FQM Zambia's new copper smelter in Zambia is performing so well since its hot commissioning start in February 2015, the company expects to declare commercial production in Q3, ahead of...