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Manufacturers in Zambia have reviewed the 2023 national budget and thrown their weight towards the Government’s plan to revolutionise the agriculture sector and bolster Zambia’s bid to be one of Africa’s main food producers but seek more incentives to...
First Quantum Minerals has recorded a 2,180 decrease in its copper production at its Kansanshi Mine in Solwezi for the second quarter of 2022. Kansanshi’s copper production was 39,719 tonnes, while the company’s copper production at its Sentinel mine in...
The reality of counterfeit bearings is definitely on the increase in South Africa. In fact, the Hawks team has recently discovered a large quantity of fake bearings – valued at over R5-million - being stored at a warehouse in...
Angola has invited Indian companies to invest in diamond mining and processing. Angola is the third largest producer of diamonds in Africa and has only explored 40 per cent of the diamond-rich territory within the country, but has had...
Vedanta Resources’ unit, Konkola Copper Mines (KCM), is disputing a bill of almost $18 million slapped that Zambian tax authorities have slapped on it, Reuters reported. This follows the recently concluded customs audit of all major mining companies by the Zambia...
Zambia’s position in the latest Fraser Index has plummeted. The country’s placing in the index, which measures how a country is seen as a mining investment destination, has fallen from 30 to 58 – a very big drop. You may...
DRC artisanal cobalt mining By Oscar Nkala US-based global geopolitical intelligence and security analysis group Stratfor says cobalt miners and battery industry leaders will, in the short term, continue the rush to secure cobalt supplies from the Democratic Republic of Congo...
The launch of the Musina Intermodal Terminal (MIT) by the South African Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, in June 2017 signalled the beginning of a new era of promoting regional economic integration trade through the lowering...
Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) is nearing completion of a $62m platinum group metal smelter at its Unki mine in Zimbabwe, meeting that government's demands for greater beneficiation of the industrial and precious metal. The smelter is 70% complete, still needing...
South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have committed to remove hurdles that hinder the two countries in doing business. This follows a recent discussion held during the Investment and Trade Initiative (ITI) seminar organised by the Department...