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Operational challenges, declining ore grades and the need to contain costs have not prevented First Quantum Minerals’ Kansanshi Mine from producing a sterling set of financial results at the end of 2016, and confirming its status as Zambia’s flagship copper mine.
2017-10-6 By: Anine Kilian 24th January 2014 Water management company Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies South Africa will supply a containerised water treatment plant – built into six 40-foot shipping containers – to the Kansanshi copper mine, near Solwezi, in Zambia, next month. As part of a new copper smelter project, the mine
The Kansanshi mine, the largest copper mine in Africa, is owned and operated by Kansanshi Mining Plc which is 80% owned by a First Quantum and 20% is owned by of ZCCM. The mine is located approximately 10 kilometres north of the town of Solwezi and 180 kilometres to the northwest of the Copperbelt town of Chingola.
U.S. Ambassador to Zambia Views First Quantum’s Kansanshi Mine U.S. Ambassador to Zambia Eric Schultz visited First Quantum Minerals’ Kansanshi Mine April 4 to tour the facility and meet with mine officials as part of his America Days visit to Ndola and Solwezi. “As a majority U.S. owned company, First Quantum’s work in Zambia yields ...
2005-8-19 He pointed out that the Kansanshi mine development was the first new mining operation to be started in Zambia for a generation and mid next year, some $350 million would have been invested. "This investment has created 1,000 permanent jobs in Solwezi with an estimated 6,000 other indirect jobs also being created.
2005-8-19 IN the late 1990s, uncertainty marred the future of many people working in mining companies across Zambia as many were affected by the retrenchments, which came with the wholesome privatisation of the mines. One among the many affected was Kansanshi in the hinterland of Solwezi district in the North ...
Founded in 1996, this company's operating platform currently consists of seven mines and one copper smelter across six countries: Kansanshi mine in Zambia, Guelb Moghrein in Mauritania, Las Cruces in Spain, Pyhäsalmi in Finland, Ravensthorpe in Australia and Çayeli in Turkey.