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Zambia Blocks Copper Exports to Boost Local Processing

[Zambia Reports]Zambia's Minister of Mines and Energy Yamfya Mukanga has stopped First Quantum Minerals Limited (FQM) from exporting the 60,000 tonnes of copper concentrates for processing.

First Quantum Copper Marooned

[Times of Zambia]MINING giant First Quantum Minerals Limited (FQM) is sitting on 60,000 tonnes of copper concentrates worth US$100 million from its Kansanshi Mine in Solwezi because all smelters on the Copperbelt, are heavily congested with the mineral.

2,000 FQM Jobs in Offing in Solwezi

[Times of Zambia]MORE than 2,000 Zambians are expected to be employed at the First Quantum Minerals (FQM)'s Sentinel Mine in Solwezi in North-Western Province when it is fully operational.

FQM Spends K500 Million On Sport

[Times of Zambia]WITH football traditionally getting the lion's share of sponsorship to other sport disciplines in Zambia, mining giants, First Quantum Minerals (FQM) has decided to break the monotony by splashing well more than K500 million to minor s...

Boxers’ Sos – FQM Responds

[Times of Zambia]AS I write this week's column, I'm particularly elated by the awesomely positive response I received from First Quantum Minerals (FQM) to last week's piece titled: "Another boxer seeks sponsorship" in which I wrote about Kitwe-based bu...

Sondashi Bags FQM Uhuru Golf Open

[Times of Zambia]TOP Chibuluma junior golfer, Timothy Sondashi on Sunday kept his nerve to edge arch rival, Shiraz Mirza by a stroke to be crowned the 2012 First Quantum Minerals (FQM) Independence Golf Open champion in Ndola.

Independence Golf Tourney On

[Times of Zambia]A STRONG field of some of Zambia's refined players converge at Ndola Golf Club today to compete in the First Quantum Minerals (FQM)-sponsored 2012 Independence Open championship.

First Quantum Invests $3.7bn in Zambia

[This is Africa]It was bad news for Zambia in March when Fitch, the ratings agency, downgraded the country's economic forecast, citing concerns over the new government's direction on mining reform. But things seem to be looking up forAfrica's biggest c...

Kansanshi Project to Stimulate Mill Balls Market

[Times of Zambia]THE successful completion of the Kansanshi Mine expansion and the development of the Sentinel Mining project in North-Western by First Quantum Minerals (FQM) will give sharp rise to consumption of mill balls in the mining industry.

‘Govt Committed to Trident Project’

[Times of Zambia]Solwezi -THE Government is keen to see the Trident Mining project in North-Western Province by First Quantum Minerals (FQM) realised soon because the investment has a significant bearing on the country's economy.

Project Offers Hope to Surgical Patients

[Times of Zambia]

MANY Zambians in dire need of surgery may now be able to receive it because of efforts by First Quantum Minerals (FQM) and a number of surgeons through a newly launched K100 drive.

FQM’s Sentinel Copper Project to Start Soon

[Times of Zambia]

INDEPENDENT third-party estimates have confirmed First Quantum Minerals (FQM)'s Sentinel copper project in North-Western Province has resource of 1, 027 million tonnes.

Kansanshi Smelter Ready in 2014

[Times of Zambia]

THE US$500 million First Quantum Minerals (FQM) smelter at Kansanshi Mine in Solwezi is set for completion in 2014 just in time to meet the increased copper production targets at one of Zambia's larg...

Kansanshi Records 2.7 PC Gold Production Growth

[Times of Zambia]

GOLD production at Kansanshi Mine in Solwezi last year marginally grew by 2.7 per cent with the mine owner First Quantum Minerals (FQM) attributing this to the additional gravity concentrator capacity.

First Quantum Minerals in $1Billion Capital Projects Fund

[Times of Zambia]

FIRST Quantum Minerals (FQM), the owners of Kansanshi mine, have sourced US $1 billion for the implementation of the various capital projects for its operations in Solwezi.

Zambia denies First Quantum copper exports banned

Zambia said on Tuesday copper shipments from the Democratic Republic of Congo were continuing, denying a statement from First Quantum Minerals Ltd that it had…

Philip Pascall, First Quantum Minerals Ltd.

Philip Pascall's success stems from one simple decision: He set up shop in mineral-rich Central Africa in the 1990s when most of his mining peers…