Lubambe Copper Mine has empowered the youths of Chingola and Chililabombwe with easy to do business venture. The mine has signed a one-year contract with Lagom Multi-purpose cooperative for the procurement of its scrap metal. The contract will enable the cooperative to procure scrap metal from Lubambe Mine and resale the items thereby giving them financial capacity. Lubambe has also given Lagom comprising youths of Chingola and Chillabombwe a K, credit facility in which to get the scrap metal on credit and go and resale thereafter payback to the mine.
Chililabombwe , formerly Bancroft , mining town, north-central Zambia , east-central Africa. It is located just south of the international frontier with the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Chililabombwe is the northern terminus of the Zambian rail line serving the copper country. Its main copper mine, the Bancroft Mine, was opened in Info Print Cite.
Minister of mines yesterday refuted claims circulating in the media that Chinese have taken over KCM. Mr musukwa said govt will ensure that the people's jobs are protected and also the right investor takes up KCM unlike rumours being traversed in some media sections. Mr musukwa who undertook a tour in the mines at in chingola and also underground in chililabombwe konkola 1shaft explained that the company's operations are running normally and will continue. He further noted that production has continued at kcm and emphasized that the transition process will not affect operations in any way.