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Why Konkola

Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) is one of the largest mining companies operating in Zambia with over 16,000 employees and contractors.

We are also part of the Vedanta Resources family, a leading London-listed natural resources company. We have retained skills and expertise which are on par with some of the largest resources companies in the world. Our people form the most important part of our DNA as a company, and so we strive to give them numerous opportunities for development.

At Konkola Copper Mines, we strive to be the preferred employer and a leader in the mining industry. We treat every individual with importance and recognize that they are a valuable investor in our business. We place great emphasis on creating the opportunity for people to manage their careers by providing the foundation to allow employees to grow professionally. As a company aspiring to be a global leader, we offer high potential employees international training opportunities.

To ensure our employees excel and realize their full potential, KCM strives to ensure there is a continuous learning environment. We believe effective training and skills development benefits the individual and the organization as a whole and contributes to the achievement of the company’s objectives. As such, we offer a range of leadership development and technical training programmers for our employees and their families.

Employees Speak
Gilbert Ngosa Gilbert Ngosa Electrical Trainee at Kitwe Trades School
The training has been very beneficial to me as an individual because I have been equipped with the knowledge and skills I will use for the rest of my life. The acquired knowledge and skills shall also benefit KCM, and ultimately the nation as a whole.


Margaret Nzima Kalebuka Margaret Nzima Kalebuka Plant Metallurgist at the Nkana smelter and refinery
At KCM I have had the chance to develop professionally through training and knowledge sharing, and have gained global leadership skills and experience through secondment in India to one of the companies in the Vedanta Group.


Precious Mwamulima Precious Mwamulima Management Trainee on KCM’s world class Graduate Development Programme
The programme offers a unique, unparalleled learning experience and each rotation serves as a platform to build upon skills, acquire new ones, and advance my career.