The rehabilitated rail track is expected to start carrying copper concentrate from Chililabombwe to the Nchanga smelter in Chingola
, and then copper anodes from Nchanga smelter to Nkana refinery, where Zambia Railways currently picks up KCM copper cathodes for onward shipment to overseas markets.
Peter and Irene, both 30, are engineering graduates of Lusaka university and have been working since 2006 in Chingola
, a small copperbelt town in Zambia in southern Africa.
In 2006 the Vedanta-run KCM polluted the Kafue River and several residents of Chingola
, a mining town, were admitted to hospital for drinking contaminated water.
Slade currently flies a Piper Aztec for a charter operator in Chingola
'They will also reduce pollution by replacing the carcinogenic chemical Permethrin.' Born in Zambia, where her father was a headmaster and her mother a teacher at a mixed school in Chingola
, Adrianne and her sister and brother enjoyed a free and easy upbringing.
Ndola is at the southern end of the copper belt which stretches 500 kilometers northwest to Kitwe and Chingola
, across the border into Katanga province, Congo (Shaba province, Zaire), and west through the towns of Lubumbashi (Elisabethville), Likasi and Kolwezi.
The previous record was with a Boomer 251 with COP1238 rock drill which achieved 354.2 m in July 1996 at Chingola
The Mining Corporations fitted receiving sets and loudspeakers in the compounds at Chingola
, Luanshya, Mufulira and Nkana.
The following year the couple moved to Zambia, where they worked as chemists for the Nchanga Consolidated Copper Mine in Chingola
I WOULD like to get in touch with Marion and Dave Gibson, originally from the Rutherglen area, who lived in Kitne and Chingola
, Zambia, in 1973-76.
Speaking from his home in the copper-mining town of Chingola
, Kyle recalled that golden Grand Slam season.
Caption: Below: Mining at the Nchanga copper mine in Chingola