StrategyJune 29, 2022

FIRST QUANTUM PROVIDES NOTICE OF SECOND QUARTER 2022 RESULTS
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (“First Quantum” or “the Company”) (TSX: FM) will release second quarter 2022 financial and operating results on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 after the close of the Toronto Stock Exchange. The Company will host a conference call and webcast to discuss the results on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at 9:00 am (EDT). […]

StrategyJune 22, 2022

FQM LISTENS TO COMMUNITY AND CIVIL SOCIETY ON CALLS FOR EDUCATION SUPPORT
First Quantum Minerals has stepped up dialogue with local communities and civil society to enhance its support to local schools in Solwezi District in North-Western Province. Through its Kansanshi Mine, the mining company has partnered with a consortium of civil society organisations, various governmental departments, and the community to come up with interventions to help […]

StrategyJune 17, 2022

FQM TRIDENT UNIONISED WORKERS IN 11% SALARY HIKE
FQM Trident Limited, a subsidiary of First Quantum Minerals, has signed a collective bargaining agreement with four unions: the National Union of Miners and Allied Workers (NUMAW), Mine Workers Union of Zambia (MUZ), United Mine Workers Union of Zambia (UMUZ) and Miners and Allied Workers Union (MAWU). As part of the agreement,  basic salaries for […]

MiningMay 23, 2022

WHY FQM’S $1.35 BILLION INVESTMENT IS GOOD FOR ZAMBIA
LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – Earlier this month First Quantum Minerals (FQM) announced a mammoth US$1.35 billion package of new projects, with US$1.25 billion to be invested in expansion of our Kansanshi operations in Solwezi – known as the ‘S3’ project – and a final US$100 million to start the $250 million Enterprise nickel project in Kalumbila. The […]

MiningMay 21, 2022

NORTH-WESTERN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE GEARS UP FOR FQM IMPACT
LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – The North-Western Province Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NWPCCI) has welcomed First Quantum Minerals’ US$1.35 billion investment package in two new projects in the province, and says its members are ready to capitalise on the opportunities. The mining firm recently approved plans to invest US$1.25 billion in its expansion of Kansanshi’s operations in Solwezi […]

MiningMay 16, 2022

FQM INVESTMENT WILL HELP ZAMBIA ATTRACT MORE BUSINESS, SAYS US DIPLOMAT
KALUMBILA, ZAMBIA – US Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Jose W. Fernandez has lauded First Quantum Minerals (FQM) for its US$1.35 billion investment in Zambia. The Department of State representative also praised the company for its safe and efficient operations, during a visit to FQM’s Trident operations at Kalumbila in […]

MiningMay 11, 2022

FIRST QUANTUM ANNOUNCES BOARD APPROVAL OF THE KANSANSHI S3 EXPANSION AND ENTERPRISE NICKEL PROJECT
(in United States dollars, tabular amounts in millions, except where noted) Toronto, Ontario (May 8, 2022) – First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (“First Quantum” or “the Company”) (TSX: FM) is pleased to announce that the Company’s Board of Directors has approved the S3 Expansion at the Kansanshi mine and the Enterprise nickel project. “First Quantum has […]

MiningApril 29, 2022

First Quantum Records Net Earnings of US$ 385 million for Q1 2022
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (“First Quantum” or “the Company”) (TSX: FM) today reports results for the three months ended March 31, 2022 (“Q1 2022”) of net earnings attributable to shareholders of the Company of $385 million ($0.56 earnings per share) and adjusted earnings of $480 million ($0.70 adjusted earnings per share). “Despite the operational and […]

MiningApril 22, 2022

FQM RANKED 6TH LARGEST COPPER PRODUCER IN THE WORLD
LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – First Quantum Minerals (FQM), which operates the Kansanshi and Sentinel mines in North-Western Province, has been ranked the sixth largest copper producer in the world. The ranking by mining commodities data provider Kitco underscores the mining giant’s continued expansion of its operations in Zambia and globally despite subdued growth in the sector […]

MiningMarch 24, 2022

MEDIA STATEMENT – FQM CLARIFIES REPORTS ON KCM AND MOPANI
LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – First Quantum Minerals (FQM) has reiterated its commitment to invest further in Zambia’s mining sector, but has clarified that it has no plans to acquire Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) nor Konkola Copper Mines (KCM), contrary to media reports. The company has pledged to support government’s drive towards growing the nation’s copper production, and […]