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Mining spotlight on: Key issues facing the mining sector

Commodities may be broadly moving back into global market balance and even surplus, but the mining sector’s challenges are far from over. In a world of deeper mines, more complex ore bodies, rising energy costs, social and geopolitical risks, infrastructure shortages and resource nationalism, mining companies remain under exceptional pressure

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Indebted Zambia pays $400 mln in VAT refunds to mining firms

Zambia paid 8.5 billion kwacha ($400 million) in value-added tax refunds to mining companies last year, the head of the tax authority said on Wednesday, equal to about 3.5% of the external debt

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Chile was the largest copper producer in 2020; top copper

Five countries (China, DRC, Russia, Zambia and Kazakhstan) out of the top ten increased their copper output and five (Chile, Peru, USA, Australia and Mexico) have seen a decline in production. USGS said that global copper output declined over previous year primarily due to COVID-19 lockdowns in April and May.

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Political settlements, the mining industry and corporate

To answer these, I explore the impact of CSR practices in the mining sector at the local and national levels in Zambia. The research described in this paper was conducted between 2014 and 2015. The research project encompassed case studies of Zambia, Ghana and Peru, though the empirical sections of this paper focus entirely on Zambia

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Glencore in final-stage talks over Mopani stake sale to Zambia

Glencore said on Friday it was in final-stage negotiations over a potential sale of its majority stake in Mopani Copper Mines to Zambia's mining investment arm ZCCM-IH. Zambian state radio ZNBC

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Zambia: Anglo American sued for 'mass lead poisoning' - BBC News

Zambia: Anglo American sued for 'mass lead poisoning' A group of Zambian women and children have filed a class action lawsuit against a subsidiary of the mining company Anglo American for

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Declining copper prices a large factor in Zambia's economic

But today Zambia is a lesson in the perils of over-dependence on a single commodity and a handful of multinational mining companies. The copper boom is over, Glencore has fallen into a cost

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A Visit to the Kagem Open-pit Emerald Mine in Zambia

Over 43 percent of Zambia’s copper exports go to China, a major buyer. The presence of a strong mining culture around Kitwe, the capital of the Copperbelt Province where the Kafubu emerald mining area is located, had a direct impact on the establishment and success of emerald mining in Zambia.

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Rio takes shine to Midnight Sun's project in Zambia

Midnight Sun Mining says Rio Tinto has completed the initial work programme of a US$51 million earn-in and joint venture agreement on its Solwezi licences in Zambia, well ahead of schedule.

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Zambia: bringing order to an unregulated gold rush - Mine

Zambia’s mining sector, like many others, faces huge pressures going forward due to unforeseen disasters like Covid-19, but also because of the country’s over-reliance on revenue from mining. This has seen clashes arise between the government and the major miners.

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Occupational injuries and fatalities in copper mining in

Abstract. Background The metal mining industry employs ∼15% of formally employed workers in Zambia, but there is little information about the magnitude of occupational injuries among the miners.. Aims To determine the frequency rates of occupational injuries and fatalities among copper miners in Zambia.. Methods A retrospective study of occupational injuries and fatalities at one of the

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A Balancing Act: Zambian Environmental Management in a

Our paper will proceed as follows: After outlining our methodology, we provide a theoretical analysis of financialization and its effects as they pertain to our research. We then provide a brief history of mining in Zambia before explaining the legal and regulatory framework that is relevant to the environmental management of mining activity.

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Copper Mining Industry in Zambia - Welcome to UNSD

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.

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Tuberculosis in the mines of Zambia: A case for

Zambia is among the sub-Saharan countries highly burdened with tuberculosis (TB) and has an estimated prevalence rate of 638 per 100 000 population in those aged 15 years and above.The mining industry is the main contributor to the country's gross national product, although it is associated with public health challenges, with TB in the mines being among the occupational health diseases having

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Zambia to press on with sale of KCM assets after liquidator

Musukwa said at the Mining Indaba conference last year that Zambia was “a victim” of criminal activity. “We deserve African and international support to make sure Vedanta pays the price,” he said. “Vedanta Resources pledged $398m in a project and did not bring that. It pledged another $500m – it did not bring that.

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Zambia’s copper output increases amid foreign ...

Zambia, Africa’s second-largest copper miner, produced 646,111 tonnes of the metal in the first nine months of 2020, up from 590,321 tonnes in the same period last year, official figures show.

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PDF) CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN MINING INDUSTRY

The aim of this paper is to fi nd out how the system of CSR in the mining companies Severočeské doly , a. s. (Czech Republic) and the Mopany Copper Mine (Zambia) is developed. The triple bottom

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Zambia Is Done for Now With Taking Over Mining Companies

Zambia isn’t looking to take over more mining companies, nor is the government planning to nationalize the industry, according to Finance Minister Bwalya Ng’andu.

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Zambia copper miners bank on electric vehicles || The

Meanwhile, Minister Musukwa said the recent discovery of gold deposits, as well as of other metals and minerals, boded well for diversification of the mining sector. Zambia mined 215,22 tonnes of cobalt from January to September 2020, significantly less than the 296,26 tonnes in the same period last year.

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Mining and spoiled land in Zambia: An example of conflicting

Mining of copper and other metals to a lesser extent is the mainstay of the Zambian economy. Copper is mined in the Copperbelt situated in the northern part of the country. It is not only the the most thickly populated part of the country but also the most urbanized. Urban centers developed with the mines as their nuclei and hence pose spatial problems between the needs of a rapidly increasing

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Lungu’s largesse - Zambia was already a case study in how

Zambia has picked a strange time for a spasm of resource nationalism. Mining firms, and thus taxes and royalties, have been hit by the collapse in global demand. The price of copper has fallen by

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INVESTIGATING THE IMPACT OF FDI ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN ZAMBIA

Zambia is among the developing countries in sub-Saharan Africa that has received significant amounts of FDI for development projects. Most of Zambia’s FDI inflows has been in the mining, construction, infrastructure, manufacturing, textiles, electrical, agriculture and health sectors. LITERATURE REVIEW

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Stakeholder interactions and corporate social responsibility

The purpose of this paper is to critically explore the interactions of key stakeholders and their impact upon corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices in the Zambian copper mining sector. In particular, the authors examine the power dynamics that emerge in the stakeholder interactions.

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Zambia - African Economic Outlook

Zambia’s economic growth slowed to 6.6% in 2011 from 7.6% in 2010, mainly as a result of a weaker mining sector performance. However, the medium-term economic outlook appears favourable, underpinned by sustained expansion in agriculture, construction, manufacturing, transport and communications, and by a rebound in mining.

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ICTs and development in Zambia: challenges and opportunities

in Zambia, and considers the next steps that are needed to meet the information and communication needs of the coming generation. Promoting dialogue, debate and change Policy briefing ICTs and development in Zambia: challenges and opportunities This brief summarises a review of Zambia’s ICT4D experience, Contextualising Information and

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Working Paper no. 78 - Development as State-making

Summary of the tax-reform process in Zambia since 1990 The tax-reform process in Zambia since the early 1990s has been well documented (DFID 2001; Von Soest 2007). The reforms can be briefly summarised as follows. Zambia undertook major tax reforms in the mid-1990s as part of a broader economic liberalisation programme.

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Underperformance of African Protected Area Networks and

Government of Zambia (2010) Reclassification and effective management of the national protected areas system. Lusaka, Zambia: Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Natural Resources. 6. Watson FGR, Becker MS, Nyirenda MA (In press) Human encroachment into protected area networks in Zambia: Implications for large carnivore conservation.

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Zambia - Resources and power | Britannica

Zambia - Zambia - Resources and power: Copper was the basis of Zambia’s prosperity in the first decade of independence. In the decades that followed, the need for diversification was underscored by the fluctuation of world copper prices, the reduction of market demand due to the appearance of alternatives such as optical glass fibre, and the increased costs associated with the exhaustion of

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PDF) The Effect of Mining on the Environment: A case

This paper presents a pollution are among the most significant environmental problems facing the communities living in and around the copper mining areas in Zambia. It is a complex issue

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Zambia : Government worried about the increase in illegal

Lusaka - Zambia: The Ministry of Mines has expressed concern over the increase in illegal mining activities in Eastern Province. worries Provincial Mines Officer Brian

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Zambia : Illegal Mining Rob the Country of the Much

Lusaka - Zambia: Fuelled by the rapid increase of global prices of mineral commodities, illegal mining has recently come into light as a major environmental and social

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