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PROFLIGHT COMES OF AGE WITH BOEING 737

Airline plans to boost capacity with larger plane   Proflight Zambia will almost double its capacity in the next few months with the introduction of a 108-seat Boeing 737 aircraft to its fleet. The twin-engine jet plane marks a milestone … read more »

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$40m fuel storage to be constructed by Dalbit International

THE Government has engaged an East African firm Dalbit International Limited, to construct four fuel storage depots in four provinces at a cost of US$40.2 million (approximately KR200 million). Energy Deputy Minister Charles Zulu said the Government had engaged Dalbit … read more »

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Mopani invest $27 million to upgrade its Nkana Cobalt Plant

Mopani Copper mines Plc is to invest more than KR142, 000,000 ($27,000,000) to upgrade its Nkana Cobalt Plant which will result in an increase in production capacity from 2,800 tonnes to 7,000 tonnes of cobalt metal per annum. The upgrade … read more »

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State to decide on 10% concentrates mine tax request

GOVERNMENT is yet to make a decision on calls by the Zambian mining industry for the removal of 10 per cent duty on copper concentrates to allow for the processing of the ore outside the country. MINES, Energy and Water … read more »

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Vedanta to invest $200m in Zambia copper mine

LUSAKA – Zambia’s Konkola Copper Mines (KCM), owned by London-listed Vedanta Resources, plans to invest $200-million in an abandoned openpit mine which last produced copper in the 1970s, its CE said on Thursday. KCM CE Jayekumar Janakaraj said on Thursday … read more »

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Namugala fights expulsion from MMD

MMD Mafinga Member of Parliament (MP) Catherine Namugala has filed an injunction restraining her party from expelling her. Ms Namugala, who is the chairperson for women’s affairs, also wants the court to declare null and void the appointment of MMD … read more »

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Zesco to up power generation

ZESCO is to increase its generation capacity to 2,310 megawatts (MW) by 2014 when the Kariba North Bank Extension, Ndola Energy and other power projects come on stream. Managing director Cyprian Chitundu said in Lusaka  that the Ndola Energy projectexpected … read more »

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ZESCO gives Zambians load shedding relief

Zambians will this month not experience any incidences of load shedding, ZESCO Managing Director Cyprian Chitundu has disclosed. Speaking at breakfast meeting in Lusaka this morning, Mr. Chitundu however said power outages may be experienced due to faults on the … read more »

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Mpulungu harbour handles over 120,000 tons of cargo

MPULUNGU Harbour Corporation Limited handled more than 120,000 tonnes of cargo from March to December last year. In an interview in Lusaka, Mpulungu Harbour Corporation Limited acting port manager Anthony Sichivula said the firm handled cargo weighing 126,000 tonnes from … read more »

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