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Explainer Zambia's moves on Vedanta KCM alarm mining

May 31 2019LUSAKA/LONDON - Zambia's decision to name a provisional liquidator to run Vedanta Resources' Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) business one of the country's biggest employers has rattled international miners concerned about rising resource nationalism Get Price

NDC call for more details on Zambia's gold prospect

Aug 14 2019Zambia's National Democratic Congress has appealed to the geological survey department to conduct a new exploration on gold deposits in the North Western province Zambia files notice of plans to seize Vedanta copper assets in-depth analysis of resources and prospects and licensing and policy decisions affecting the mining industry in Get Price

The contribution of Mining to Zambia's development

Jul 29 2016The nationalised mining industry under Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines (ZCCM) was unbundled and sold to private investors "The new mine owners invested massively in the mines and there was a sudden economic upturn not only on the Copperbelt but in the country as a whole with the mining industry as a pivotal contributor " the paper says Get Price

Copper Mining Industry in Zambia

Background Zambia's major economic activity is mining and as at 2005 mining contributed about 65% of export earnings Major minerals are Copper and Cobalt Copper production stands at 465 000 mt and is expected to reach about 700 000 mt by 2010 2 big copper mines (new) to being developed and several small ones Get Price

Zambia's mining sector remains conducive for FDI

By Tichaona Kurewa Harare – The latest assessment of Zambia's mining sector governance and investment attractiveness shows the Southern African country remains an appealing investment destination owing to its favourable geology decades of mining history political stability and low risk of expropriation high levels of security and a relatively favourable economic environment the Get Price


BUUMBA CHIMBULU writes SunZambia THE decision to remove Value Added Tax (VAT) and replace it with Sales Tax has threatened the needed stability in the mining sector says the newly released report for 2019 The report has been prepared by the Premier Consult Limited consultant Oliver Saasa and Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis researcher Shebo [] Get Price

Zambia Mining industry losing $120m in revenue

Jul 30 2019Zambia's mining industry is losing about $120 Million Dollars in revenue due to a slump in copper production Zambia Chamber of Mines President Goodwell Mateyo has attributed the reduction in production to inconsistencies in the country's tax regime Mateyo explains that the drop of Get Price


Mar 06 2019The four largest mining companies account for over 80% of copper production in the country According to the latest EITI reporting (2016) Zambia's mining sector contributed 73% of total export value and fell by 11 6% to USD 6 5 billion in 2016 largely due to a reduction in earnings from copper exports and nontraditional exports Get Price

Mining Zambia

List of Mining companies and services in Zambia Search for Mining with Addresses Phone numbers Reviews Ratings and Photos on Zambia Business Directory Mining Zambia Spheroid Engineering LTD is a Zambian mining and environmental services consultancy offering consultancy services in the mining and construction industries Our Get Price

Markets Industries

Zambia remains one of the largest copper producers in Africa and is the 7th largest global producer of copper Copper makes up 70% if the country's exports and mining in general contributes 12% of the GDP The mining industry currently accounts for 10% of formal employment Get Price

Quattro Bringing Zambia's Mining Industry where it needs

The exponential growth of Zambia's mining industry over the past 25 years is as much a testament to the world class service providers in the country as the country's vast mineral reserves One such service provider is Quattro Zambia's most respected transport provider to the country's Get Price

Four Big Mines Dominate Zambia's Copper Production

Mining for Zambia is an industry website aimed at promoting a better understanding of the Zambian mining industry It highlights key industry issues and shares information about mining and its contribution to the economy and society All the content except for external news items is free for use Get Price


PRESS INFORMATION SHEET 1 ICMM assesses mining's contribution to Zambia's national and local economy The macro-economic contributions of mining On 7 November the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) hosted a multi-stakeholder workshop in Lusaka Zambia to discuss the first ever independent study of the Get Price

Transfer Pricing in the Mining Sector in Zambia

Transfer Pricing in the Mining Sector in Zambia lack of transfer pricing regulation has not prevented the ZRA from applying Section 97 The only challenge has been accessing the relevant documentation from mining companies hence the emphasis on documentation rules in the draft regulations Get Price

China to Take Over Zambia's Mining Assets

China to Take Over Zambia's Mining Assets enable China's companies to extend their control of supply chains in the high-tech sector and reshape the region's mining sector at the same time It also fits with a shift in China's strategy in Africa to focus more on private companies' operations rather than state-backed mega projects Get Price

China to Take Over Zambia's Mining Assets

China to Take Over Zambia's Mining Assets enable China's companies to extend their control of supply chains in the high-tech sector and reshape the region's mining sector at the same time It also fits with a shift in China's strategy in Africa to focus more on private companies' operations rather than state-backed mega projects Get Price

Mining in Zambia

For companies interested in mining operations or the opening of mining companies in Zambia the Zambian Ministry of Mines under which the Chamber of Mines is located is the first port of call It is important that mining companies in Zambia know and understand the basic law governing the Zambia mining sector Get Price

Zambia Mining

Oct 25 2014Zambia Mining Zambia possesses the world's highest-grade deposits of copper and is ranked 7th largest copper producer in the world for producing copper In 2013 Zambia was the sixth largest producer of copper with 800 000 tons increasing from 572 793 tons production in 2008 Get Price

Zambia presents opportunities for mining supplies

Zambia's mining sector Zambia is predominantly a copper mining country with 6 percent of the world's reserves It is the second largest copper producer in Africa after the DRC Mining is a growing sector in Zambia with several projects being commissioned annually especially in Get Price

Mining taxation policy in Zambia The tyranny of indecision

Mining taxation policy in Zambia is unstable Zambia's policymaking in the area of mining taxation has been characterised by frequent policy changes and reversals In the 2019 budget slightly over half of the revenue measures proposed were directed at the mining sector representing yet another seismic shift in mining taxation policy Get Price


The President of Zambia's Chamber of The Chamber of Mines in Zambia has discovered that the global mining industry is facing its most Read Lucy Dixon Apr 14 2016 7 53AM Taking place from 12-13 May at the Kitwe Showgrounds in Zambia the third Copperbelt Mining Trade Read more Zambia Zambia protects assets with high tech security Get Price

Crunch time as Zambia's Lower Zambezi NP comes under

6 "In the Chiawa GMA many residents were not in favour of it as it presented such a risk to the tourism industry and the livelihoods derived from it "This sets a dangerous precedent for Zambia's wealth of protected areas There's lots of proposed mines outside protected areas so why don't the mining companies and government focus on them? Get Price


This note explores the prospects for growth in Zambia's copper mining industry the potential contribution that a larger more competitive copper mining industry could make to jobs and prosperity and what it would take for the industry to achieve its potential 1 1 1 Background Zambia plays an important role in the global copper mining industry Get Price

Health and safety in Zambia's mining industry

Aug 20 2018By Nita Karume Any individual who has had experience in the mining industry is well aware of the phrase 'If it is not safe do not do it' This is attributed to the delicate nature of the industry especially when it comes to issues such as occupational health and safety In Zambia for Get Price

Mining 2020

In applying common law to mining Zambian courts have replicated decisions from Commonwealth and foreign countries with similar socio-economic conditions For example Zambia has looked more frequently to Commonwealth countries like England and Australia which have an equally active mining industry Get Price

Zambia's new budget proposals unfavorable to the country's

Nov 19 2018Zambia's new budget proposals are likely to be disadvantageous to the country's mining sector These sentiments were expressed by the Australian High Commissioner to Zambia High Commissioner Bronte Moules called for a stable business environment to ensure mining sector investors continue to contribute to the economic and social development of the country Get Price


This report explores the potential contribution that the copper mining industry could make to jobs and prosperity in Zambia and what it will take to achieve this potential Copper has for many years played an important role in Zambia's economy and the performance of the economy has followed the fortunes of copper mining closely Get Price

Zambia's president collision course with mining giant

Jun 23 2019If mounting foreign debt an anaemic currency and stagnating growth aren't enough President Edgar Lungu's move to break up Zambia's largest copper mining firm threatens an investor exodus and thousands of job losses Higher taxes on the mining sector were supposed to help Zambia Get Price

Zambia's mining industry viable

The Economic Association of Zambia (EAZ) says Zambia's mining remains a key sector for investors to invest in saying it is a lucrative business The Economic think tank says it is vindicated that Zambia's mining sector remains a viable industry to invest in following requests to buy government shares in First Quantum Minerals and ZCCM-IH Get Price

Zambia Mining Report

Zambia's mining industry will struggle over the coming months as higher taxes increase production costs for copper producers leading to closures or lower output The low copper price environment will pose further challenges while power shortages remain a significant risk Get Price