AEL Mining Services (Z) Plc, MiningNovember 30, 2021

The Climate Change Subject: A Focus on AECI
Climate change as a subject has evolved to the extent of converging the globe to hold various conferences on how best to approach it. One of which was the 26th United Nations (UN) climate change conference dubbed as the Conference of the Parties 26 (COP 26). The rising water levels and the melting ice at […]

Economy, MiningNovember 22, 2021

FQM DETERMINED TO INCREASE LOCAL CONTENT SUPPLY AT ITS MINES
LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – First Quantum Minerals (FQM) is determined and motivated in its mission to increase local content across its mining operations. The mining firm has backed President Hakainde Hichilema’s appeal to industry players to step up and exercise holistic and prudent management of resources as well as foster partnerships that can boost the country’s productivity […]

MiningNovember 16, 2021

FQM Appoints Tristan Pascall as new CEO
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (“First Quantum” or the “Company”) today announced that the Board of Directors will appoint Tristan Pascall, currently the Company’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), to the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The appointment will take effect at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held in early May 2022, at which […]

AEL Mining Services (Z) Plc, MiningNovember 5, 2021

Mining in Zambia: A Focus on AECL
Formerly AEL, AECL Mining Explosives Plc is known for producing and supplying explosives in Zambia. Additionally, the company’s products and services in the form of manufacturing facilities and explosives are relevant to Central Africa. With a focus on surface and underground mining, where the explosives are used. Malawi, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo […]

MiningNovember 3, 2021

Zambian emeralds set centre-stage by leading international auction house
Treasures of Zambia: An Exceptional Emerald Collection was privately curated. Its collector offers glimpses into how he selected such fine gemstones, explains what attracted him to Zambian emeralds and imparts advice to those looking to buy an emerald of their own. The largest collection of Zambian emeralds ever to be offered at auction will go […]

MiningOctober 22, 2021

UPND Aims to Accelerate Mining: A Major Source of Government Revenue and a Possible Boost on Zambia’s GDP
The mining sector remains a significant part of the Zambian economy, accounting for over 9 percent of the GDP and 70 percent of export earnings. The sector is also a significant source of government revenue and formal employment, both directly and indirectly. We have a long history of mining and a large known resource base […]

MiningOctober 15, 2021

FIRST QUANTUM ANNOUNCES NEW $2.925 BILLION SYNDICATED BANK FACILITY
–(In United States dollars, except where noted otherwise) Toronto, Ontario (October 14, 2021) – First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (“FQM” or the “Company”) (TSX: FM) today announced that it has signed a new $2.925 billion Term Loan and Revolving Credit Facility (the “Facility”). This new Facility replaces the existing $2.7 billion Term Loan and Revolving Credit […]

AEL Mining Services (Z) Plc, MiningAugust 29, 2021

AECI Mining announces Esther Johnson as new Financial Director
Explosives mining Company, AECI Mining Plc has announced the departure of Financial Director and his immediate replacement, according to an issued statement from the company. “Pursuant to section 3.59 of the LuSE Listing Requirements, the Board of Directors of AECI Mining Explosives PLC (“AECI Mining” or the “Company”) wishes to announce the resignation of Francois […]

MiningJuly 30, 2021

STRONG COPPER PRICE PUTS FQM ON COURSE FOR DEBT REDUCTION
The mining firm is well on its way to achieving its targeted gross debt reduction of at least $2 billion in 2022 LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – First Quantum Minerals (FQM) has recorded solid operational and financial performance in the second quarter of 2021 according to the mining company’s global quarterly results. This achievement puts the mining giant […]

AEL Mining Services (Z) Plc, MiningJuly 13, 2021

AEL Zambia Shareholders nod name change
Shareholders of Zambia’s only listed mining explosives company, have resolved to change the name of the company to AECI Mining Explosives Plc. “At the Annual General Meeting of Members of AEL ZAMBIA PLC (“AEL” or “The Company”), held on 26th March, 2021 (the “AGM”), the following Special resolution was duly passed by AEL Shareholders: It […]