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Scholarships for top performers

Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) has awarded 15 students scholarships to study at a top university in India starting in July. They will pursue studies in various mining-related disciplines, including Electronics and Instrumentation, Electrical and Electronics, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Metallurgy at the Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT).

The students were initially sponsored by KCM to study A’ Levels in ICT, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics at Simba International School in the ...

KCM livestock project has big impact – NGO

Cattle disease-free Copperbelt province is set to become a major livestock region following the success of the Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) sustainable livelihoods livestock project implemented by Village Water Zambia. Elisha Ng’onomo, the Country Field Director for Village Water Zambia, the project implementing partner, said the whole concept that KCM was giving animals to communities was something beyond any person could dream of having from a privately-owned company.

“We at Village Water Zambia have seen tha...

We value KCM’s education model

A top government official has described as ‘indispensable’ Konkola Copper Mines’ (KCM) contribution to the growth of the education sector in Zambia. Chishimba Nkosha, the permanent secretary for the ministry of education, science, vocational training and early education, said when he commissioned a class room complex at the KCM Konkola Trust School in Chililabombwe, that the government valued its partnership with the company in providing quality education.

He said KCM’s support to the education sector was...