First Quantum Minerals' investments and expansion projects in Zambia have drawn the interest of financiers in the region who recently toured its mine sites in Kalumbila and Solwezi to familiarise themselves with its operations.
First Quantum Minerals has handed over the renovated Solwezi College of Nursing and Midwifery hostels and has also donated bunker beds and mattresses to Solwezi General Hospital. The facility was renovated at a total cost of K876,000. This includes 56 bunk beds and 112 mattresses.
In its quest to complement government’s efforts in providing access to clean and safe drinking water and improved sanitation, First Quantum Minerals (FQM) through its Kansanshi Mine has handed over an ablution block and a solar water system to...
The North-Western Province has, for the last decade, ranked highest on the list of regions with the most tree cover in Zambia. In recent years, however, this sprawling woodland has also lost a significant amount of this coverage to deforestation. FQM...
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.
A survey by the Extractive Industry Transparency Alliance (EITA) has commended First Quantum Mineral’s Kansanshi Foundation for the quality of its community engagement, particularly on its water quality projects.
First Quantum Minerals has called for enhanced sustainable agricultural production to end hunger, achieve food security and improve nutrition and income for local farmers in North-Western Province.
In its drive to complement Government’s efforts in promoting sustainable livelihoods, First Quantum Minerals has enhanced its livelihoods development programmes through the introduction of secondary economic activities in its host communities in North-Western Province.
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.