First Quantum approves Kinsanshi expansion

First Quantum approves Kinsanshi expansion

With the expansion, Kansanshi is expected to operate until 2044

Development

09 MAY 2022
Sercel deploys WiNG system at Zambian mine

Sercel deploys WiNG system at Zambian mine

The company said a 30-kilometre WiNG node array was deployed to acquire passive seismic data

Infrastructure

01 MARCH 2022
First Quantum plans 'world's largest' truck trolley fleet of Liebherr T 284s

First Quantum plans 'world's largest' truck trolley fleet of Liebherr T 284s

First Quantum has ordered three trucks for Sentinel copper mine in Zambia and eight for Cobre Panama...

Fleet

15 SEPTEMBER 2021
First Quantum to deploy ThoroughTec simulators

First Quantum to deploy ThoroughTec simulators

Features include the ability to inject faults

Fleet

01 JUNE 2021
Gemfields to restart Kagem mine operations

Gemfields to restart Kagem mine operations

Principal operations are planned to restart in the second week of March.

Life-cycle / End of li...

26 FEBRUARY 2021
Digital opportunities in Africa's COVID-19 crisis

Digital opportunities in Africa's COVID-19 crisis

Pandemic exposed how fragile the supply chain process can be.

Innovation

10 FEBRUARY 2021
Hitachi and Wenco launch IoT monitoring system

Hitachi and Wenco launch IoT monitoring system

System can monitor equipment health in real time and identify unsafe or inefficient operations.

Innovation

01 OCTOBER 2020
No more COVID idles, says First Quantum

No more COVID idles, says First Quantum

Cobre Panama op now at full production with no COVID-19 cases since May.

Life-cycle / End of li...

18 SEPTEMBER 2020
Jubilee enters offtake deal for Windsor chrome concentrate

Jubilee enters offtake deal for Windsor chrome concentrate

Agreement is for three years, fully commits facility's capacity.

Supply chain management

14 AUGUST 2020
Nchanga section collapses without injuries

Nchanga section collapses without injuries

Slope monitoring helped the firm avoid any injuries to workers and surrounding communities.

Vedanta warns of impending collapse at Nchanga

Vedanta warns of impending collapse at Nchanga

Real-time slope monitoring indicates an imminent cave-in.

Jubilee pushes copper in Zambia

Jubilee pushes copper in Zambia

Metals processor secures resources, planning new concentrator.

Plant

19 JUNE 2020