Nchanga

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Nchanga

 

a mining center in Zambia and a suburb of the city of Chingola. It is an important center of the Central African Copperbelt. Copper ore deposits are exploited by a state company. Proven and probable reserves of copper totaled 9.4 million tons in 1967. [18–456–2; updated]

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Work is moving along at two new mining plants at Nchanga Division of Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines (ZCCM).
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Zambia's massive Nchanga open pit copper mine is unlikely to operate beyond the turn of the century.
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As part of its modernisation programme to reduce operating costs, Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines Ltd (ZCCM) is replacing the sulphide flotation section of the Nchanga Division concentrator at Chingola, Zambia.
The 1,826 citizens of Zambia's Copperbelt Province claim toxic materials were discharged from the Nchanga Mine into watercourses providing their only source of crop irrigation and drinking water.
All the 14 men's teams namely Buffaloes, Chibuluma, Diggers, Eagles, Ndola, Kpf, Nchanga, Nkwazi, Konkola, Mufulira Hunters, Roan, Red Arrows, Lusaka and hosts Mufulira Leopards.