Zambia: A Safe Haven for Investment

Committed to affecting sustainable change for the mining and energy sectors in Zambia, ZIMEC is back for its 8th edition showcasing the dynamism and progress of the extractive industry and serving the region’s mining and energy communities with an authoritative and lucrative platform to brand, learn and synergise with the promulgators of the industry.

With the current theme “Invest in Zambia – Generating Value, Diversity and Growth Through Collaboration” in mind, the 8th Zambia International Mining & Energy Conference & Exhibition is taking place in Lusaka, Zambia from 21-22 June 2018.


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What Makes ZIMEC Unique

Established high-level international event promoting and focusing on the Zambian mining and energy sectors

Unrivalled networking opportunity, featuring numerous social functions

Attended by the top decision makers from both private and public sectors

The 2016 event was host to 300 visitors, 235 delegates, 43 exhibitors, 35 speakers, 22 media partners and 4 sponsors

Excellent global media coverage

Outcomes from discussions at the event will be used with information to assist the further development of both sectors

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Fast Facts

Zambia is Africa’s largest producer of Copper and Cobalt.  Other minerals are also found in the country, including cobalt, gold, silver and iron ore. In addition, Zambia is a major source of precious stones, including emeralds, aquamarines, amethyst and tourmalines.

A new analysis of mining in Zambia for the past 100 years shows a clear historical link between
levels of mining investment and wider economic development.

Zambia’s energy sources include; electricity, petroleum, coal, biomass, and renewable energy.

The building of the Kariba dam was a great feat of engineering, requiring almost three million tons of concrete (enough for a road from Zambia to Russia). Completed in 1959, the resulting hydro-electric power has been important for the mining industry.

ZESCO Limited is a vertically integrated electricity utility, which generates, transmits, distributes
and supplies electricity in Zambia

Although power is relatively cheap and plentiful, only around a fifth of Zambians have access to electricity and just 3% of the population in rural areas.

Mining In Zambia

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“Zambia: A Safe Haven for Investment “

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