EXPOPEDIA2018 Kitwe, Zambia Kitwe is the second-largest city in terms of size and population in Zambia. It is also one of the most commercially- and industrially-developed areas in the nation, alongside Ndola and Lusaka. It has a complex of mines on its north-western and western edges. Mopani copper minerals has invested about USD1.3-billion in mining operations in Zambia and these operations will see the mine expanding on sinking and equipping three new shafts in Kitwe. The shafts are expected to be complete in 2018 and are also expected to increase the mine’s output from 3.8Mt of copper to 9Mt by 2020. Operation information Name of operation Mopani copper mines Chibuluma mine Konkola copper mines Chambishi copper smelter Type of operation Underground Underground Underground Processing Luanshya copper mine Open cast Lubambe Copper Mine Underground • • • • • • • Chambishi copper smelter Chambishi Metals Copperbelt Energy Ndola Lime Luanshya copper mine Lubambe copper mine Local industry Exhibitors should include companies that supply equipment or products to the copper mines or that supply equipment or products that can be used in the copper mining process. Zambia is one of Africa’s biggest copper producers so, if you’re involved in that business, this is the expo for you. Owner of operation Glencore International Metorex Vedanta Resources Eurasian Resources Group (ERG) CNMC Luanshya Copper Mines African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) and Vale Visitors • Mopani copper mines • Chibuluma mine • Konkola copper mines (Nkana) • NFC Africa 32 Venue: Nkana Cricket Club Date: 24 August 2018 Time: 12:00 to 17:00 Kitwe – MTE’s first Zambian mining exhibition.