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11 January 2017

Zambia: Govt. agencies investigate 7 multi-national mining firms over pollution of major source of drinking water

Author: Paul Shalala, The Zambian Analyst (Zambia)

"Zambia Investigates seven major mining firms for pollution", 10 Dec 2016...

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20 August 2008

Zambia Opposition To Target Mine Cos' Labor Practices

Author: Nicholas Bariyo, Dow Jones

Zambia's main opposition party will target mining companies with poor labor practices if it wins the coming presidential election, its vice president told Dow Jones Newswires Wednesday... Chinese investment in the country's mining industry has for...

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6 July 2007

Zambia miners 'see little reward'

Author: Orla Guerin, BBC

Now [NFC Africa Mining's Chambishi mine] employs 2,000 people...But in spite of soaring copper prices, some miners are paid only $100 a month. They complain of exploitation - "slave labour" in the words of one. The mine's deputy chief executive, Xu...

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5 July 2007
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Author: BBC Afrique

...Aujourd'hui...[NFC Africa Mining] emploie 2000 salariés...Mais...certains mineurs ne touchent que cent dollars par mois...se plaignent de leurs conditions de travail, l'un d'eux parle même d'"esclavage". Xu Ruiyong, directeur adjoint de la mine,...

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5 July 2007
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2 February 2007
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Author: Afrik.com

...[L]es ouvriers zambiens reprochent aux entrepreneurs chinois d’ignorer les lois du travail et de spolier les richesses naturelles. Hu Jintao doit ainsi visiter lors de son passage la mine chinoise (Non-Ferrous company, African Mining of China ...

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28 September 2006

China's African embrace evokes memories of the old imperialism

Author: John Reed, Financial Times

Today China - as an emerging economic colossus hungry for raw materials - is back in Zambia as a direct investor. Like past foreign patrons, the Chinese are taking no chances with their new prize. In July six workers at the Chinese-owned Chambishi...

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9 August 2006

African resentment against China grows [Zambia]

Author: Reuters

When Chinese investors bought struggling copper producer Chambishi Mining Plc, miners in this Zambian town gave them a heroes’ welcome for averting its closure...Three years on, resentment is rising openly against the new owners, NFC Africa [part of...

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19 February 2006

China's investment, clout in Africa cause concern

Author: Laurie Goering, Chicago Tribune

All told, Chinese investment on the long-neglected continent has mushroomed from $10 billion in 2000 to $18 billion in 2003...China's willingness to deal with rogue regimes, to overlook public corruption and to push ahead with projects regardless of...

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21 April 2005

Death toll in blast at Zambia mine climbs to 51

Author: Shapi Shacinda, Reuters

[A] blast at a Zambian mine...killed at least 51 people..."...We do not believe that anyone inside the blast area survived,' said Wang Aide, managing director of the Chinese-owned BGRIMM Explosives Plant, on the premises of Chambishi copper mine.....

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