Zambia Mining Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Zambia Mining Report

Zambia Mining Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Zambia Mining Report
Published Aug 20, 2016
64 pages — Published Aug 20, 2016
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On April -, ----, Glencore stated the firm s intention to invest over USD-.- billion in the firm s Mopani mine in order to develop three copper mine shafts that, with new technology, will extend mine life by over -- years. Although this investment is positive news for the country s copper sector, it will not affect production levels out to our forecast period to ----, as the mines will come into operation by ----. ...In our view, miners will become increasingly concerned about the uncertain political climate and will limit or halt new projects from coming online altogether. Although Kalumbila Minerals ramped up production in ----, with output totalling --.-kt in ----, on January -, ----, Kalumbila announced the retrenchment of --- workers at the firm s Trident Sentinel copper mine in the Solwezi region of the country. We forecast Zambia s copper output to recover from ---kt in ---- to ---kt in ----. ...We forecast Zambia s copper output to recover from ---kt in ---- to ---kt in ----. Copper production will increase steadily and average annual growth of -.- during ---------, significantly higher than --.- over ---------.

...The government s uncertainty regarding power tariffs will continue to deter potential new investment from entering the sector. In February ----, the government increased power tariffs for mining companies in a bid to lure companies to invest in power generation. ...As such, both uncertainty regarding the government s stance and continued power shortages will to pose significant challenges for miners within the country. Nava Bharat Ventures Ltd (Nava Bharat), Zambia s largest coal producer, will be the sector s key growth driver through the firm s Maamba project, the country s largest coal mine. Zambia s coal output will increase from ---,--- tonnes in ---- to ---,--- tonnes in ----, primarily due to a combination of growing output at the Maamba mine and the state-run Collum mine. ...Nava Bharat Ventures Ltd (Nava Bharat), Zambia s largest coal producer, will be the sector s key growth driver through the firm s Maamba project, the country s largest coal mine. Zambia s coal output will increase from ---,--- tonnes in ---- to ---,--- tonnes in ----, primarily due to a combination of growing output at the Maamba mine and the state-run Collum mine.

...The country s political uncertainty will continue to play a big role in whether future investment will materialize. For instance, over the first six months of ----, the mining code was adjusted three times, increasing uncertainty among existing and potential long-term investors in the sector. ...

  
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