Luanshya


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Luanshya

(lwänsh`yä), city (1990 pop. 146,275), N central Zambia, near the Congo border. It is a copper-mining center, located on the CopperbeltCopperbelt,
mining region, N central Zambia, central Africa. A natural extension of the mineral-rich region of SE Congo, the Copperbelt is one of the richest sources of copper in the world. Cobalt, selenium, silver, and gold are also produced.
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Luanshya

 

a city in Zambia. Population, 98,000 (1970 census). It is linked by a branch line with the railroad to the port of Beira in Mozambique. The city is a copper-smelting center, and many of its inhabitants are employed in the copper mines.

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The milk-processing plant will also create jobs for many youths in Luanshya and the surrounding districts.
The Northern Rhodesian Copperbelt had grown up rapidly since the beginning of mining in the mid-1920s, leading to the growth of towns at Nkana (Kitwe), Mufulira and Luanshya, Ndola and Nchanga (Chingola).
Luanshya operates two copper mines under production, namely the Baluba Center Mine and the Muliashi North Mine, and the Muliashi Leach Plant.
The official reportedly said, 'About USD300m will be used at Luanshya Copper Mines, and the rest will be put into construction in the Zambia-China economic trading zone, the Chambishi mine.
Unlike other mining companies, LCM had kept the road to Luanshya in good repair.
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ZAMNET has Points of Presence (PoPs) in Lusaka, Kitwe, Livingstone, Ndola, Mazabuka, Solwezi and Luanshya.
Among the plantations currently producing and selling estate coffee of high and consistent quality are: Isanya Estates in the Northern province in the old town of Abercorn (now called Mbala), close to the Tanzania Southern Highlands; Mpongwe Estates situated in Luanshya in the Copperbelt province; Mutuwila Estates, in the Central province; Chamba Valley Estates on the plateau of the Lusaka province; Munali Coffee Estates, in the Southern province, named after and sharing a boundary with the hills discovered by David Livingstone; Terranova Estates in the Mazabuka Highlands in Southern province.
106) While the Dominican Sisters had provided primary and later secondary school for Europeans at Broken Hill (Kabwe) (1929), Ndola (1936), Luanshya (1941), Fatima (1954), St.
Although [Zambian] production was hampered by the mining accidents that occurred at KCM's Chingola open pit mine and the temporary closure of the Luanshya mine," the newsletter said, "Zambia's key economic indicators for last year faired relatively well against the target.
The Konkola (opened 1957), Nchanga (in continuous operation underground since 1937, and the open pit since 1955), Chambishi (opened 1972), Chibuluma (opened 1965), Nkana (opened 1932), Baluba (opened 1973) and Luanshya (opened 1931) mines lie along a narrow trend from northwest to southeast on the west side of the Kafue Anticline.
In 1935 African miners in Mufulira, Nkana and Luanshya went on strike as a result of an inadequately publicized change in the tax law.