Local people have graduated with skills in construction and carpentry that will help them gain business in the expanding mining town of Kalumbila. The training programme organised by FQM Trident is the latest move by the mine to help provide...
After a decade of stagnation, Zambia’s mining sector is witnessing revived growth that is spurring renewed interest from local and international investors and creating new business opportunities for Zambians.
Government’s milestone approval of the Kalumbila Multi-Facility Economic Zone (MFEZ) will enhance trade and job creation in North-Western Province and promote the area as an attractive foreign investment destination, says First Quantum Minerals.
To ensure local communities receive the maximum benefit from the mine’s presence, First Quantum Minerals has partnered with the government, traditional leaders, and various organisations to help improve the quality of education and expand career prospects for local youth.