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Konkola Copper Mines receives the Golden Ribbon Award

Konkola Copper Mines has received the quarterly Golden Ribbon award, a Partners Guide Magazine recognition for corporate firms providing leadership in specific areas of sustainable development in Zambia. KCM has been recognized specifically for environmental stewardship which has been reinforced by the company’s pioneer project of planting elite Pongamia trees to re- vegetate tailings dump number 2. KCM has planted 2 000 Pongamia trees in partnership with Betterworld Energy (Technical partner), under this project which...

Mining Review CEO interview August 2017

INTERVIEW-Creating a proud and sustainable mining legacy in Zambia As one of Africa’s largest integrated copper producers, with a rich mining history in the Zambian Copperbelt that spans several decades, Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) and its CEO STEVEN DIN understand that copper is a depleting resource. As such, the CEO is not only driving a 50 year mining vision in which KCM plans to unlock the country’s copper potential, but has also set in motion several initiatives that aim to ensure a sustainable b...

Go Green initiative taken to Zambia’s biggest trade show

Employees of Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) shared the company’s interventions in the area of the environment with people attending the country’s largest trade show in the capital city Lusaka recently. Working in partnership with ZCCM IH, which owns 20.6% shares in KCM, (79.4% is owned by Vedanta Resources Plc), Environment Manager Elizabeth Mwamba and Manager Public Relations and Communications, Shapi Shachinda, took time to explain KCM’s Go Green initiative, which focuses primarily on aiding the restoration of Chingo...