KCM announces start of ground caving-in at Nchanga Open Pit

By Staff Writer Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) wishes to inform all its stakeholders that the sloughing (Caving in of ground) following slope instability within a section of the Nchanga Open Pit (NOP) Cut 2 in Chingola started to occur as predicted, and there is no threat to the safety of employees or people in nearby communities. The Geo-technical team monitoring the sloughing following a series of … Continue reading KCM announces start of ground caving-in at Nchanga Open Pit

Collapaing ground at KCM is govt’s concern- Musukwa

By ALICE NACHILEMBE Mines and Minerals Development Minister Ricard Musukwa says that the impending caving in of the ground at Nchanga open pit cut 2 is a matter of Government concerned. Mr Musukwa said government has been following keenly the events around the impending caving in of the slough at Konkola Copper Mine. Speaking at a media briefing in Chingola yesterday, the Minister said that … Continue reading Collapaing ground at KCM is govt’s concern- Musukwa

Pregnant KCM still in labour

By JOHN SAKALAKonkola Copper Mines (KCM) General Manager for Corporate Affairs Shapi Shachinda says the moving ground at Nchanga Open Pit is accelerating to collapse. Mr Shachinda said the slough (caving in of ground) has negligibly continued to head to its fall though at a slow stage. Speaking to The Independent Observer yesterday, Mr Shachinda said the mine will give a media update once the … Continue reading Pregnant KCM still in labour

Danger: ground moving at Nchanga Open pit

By JOHN SAKALA The ground at Nchanga Open pit is caving in after Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) geo-technical assessments showed the cracks in a section of the pit will cause a slough. Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) has moved in with precision, knowing the exact location, diameter and amount of ground to be affected. Speaking to Reporters today in Chingola, KCM Chief Executive Officer Christopher Sheppard … Continue reading Danger: ground moving at Nchanga Open pit

KCM supports fight against Covid-19

By JOHN SAKALA Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) has provided two clinics in Chingola and Chililabombwe, as holding centres for people who will be suspected to have Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the two districts, and a K1.2 million for medical equipment and supplies. Acting Konkola Copper Mines General Manager Corporate Affairs Shapi Shachinda said the Nchanga South Clinic in Chingola will have a bed capacity of 28 … Continue reading KCM supports fight against Covid-19

KCM making strides in building capacity for SME-CEO

By ALICE NACHILEMBE Konkola Copper Mine (KCM) Chief Executive Officer Christopher Sheppard says the mine is making strides to build capacity for Small and Medium Enterprises in areas of operation. Mr Sheppard said KCM believes that the strength of the local business in areas of operations is critical for growth. Speaking in a speech read for him by KCM acting Vice President for Safety, Health and … Continue reading KCM making strides in building capacity for SME-CEO