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Chingola

(chĭng-gō`lä), city (1990 pop. 167,954), N central Zambia. 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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. The city was founded in 1943 to provide services for the adjacent copper-mining center of Nchanga.

Chingola

 

a city in Zambia. Population, 130,000 (1972, estimate). Linked by railroad with the city of Ndola, Chingóla is one of the centers of the Copperbelt of Central Africa.

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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.
Vedanta got its hands on the biggest slice when it bought up the Chingola mine.
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.
Kansanshi, a small and isolated mine about 130 km west of Chingola, produced under 1,000 t/y of contained copper in concentrates.
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.
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This means that ZRL can now run their trains all the way into Dar-es-salaam while TAZARA will be able to run their trains from Chingola to Livingstone.
Vedanta Resources' Zambian subsidiary, Konkola Copper Mines, operates the Nchanga smelter at Chingola, with around 1 million mt/y of acid produced here being used at the company's tailings-leach operation.
The 590km line will connect Chingola in the Copperbelt to Angola's Benguela Railway at the Zambian-Angolan border.