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KCM launches first-ever Safety Stand Down

CHINGOLA, 19 July, 2018: Vedanta Africa Base Metals & Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) Chief Executive Officer Deshnee Naidoo today launched the first-ever Safety Stand Down campaign in the local mining sector in a bid to raise safety standards and curb mine accidents and fatalities in the company. The Safety Stand Down campaign, comes in the wake of the recent Safe 400+ tonnes daily production focus, which KCM initiated as a springboard to raise production to 12,500 tonnes per month. It also recognises the impact of mine acci...

CEO Steven Din bids farewell to KCM and Zambia

Mr. Steven Din left Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) on Friday, 22nd June 2018, after more than four years at the helm of the company. A dinner was hosted in his honour at the Nchanga Directors’ Lodge attended by government officials, KCM employees, community leaders, suppliers and other key stakeholders. Kitwe District Commissioner Binwell Mpundu, who represented the Copperbelt Permanent Secretary Bright Nundwe at the farewell dinner, described Mr Din as a ‘true friend of the people of Zambia, ’who contributed signific...