Industry in Zambia

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Copper mining is the most important industry in Zambia. One company alone (Konkola Copper Mines) contributes one sixth of the Zambian Gross Domestic Product (GDP). When Mr B goes to Zambia he will be visiting the largest open-cast mine in the world and exploring the benefits and problems that this industry has brought to the people of Zambia. Read Mr Phiri’s account of a recent accident which has resulted in major pollution of Chingola and the surrounding area as an example of one such problem.

To find out more about KCM, click on the picture below:

KCM Zambia

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