Davis & Shirtliff is a leading renewable energy company, with a presence in Zambia and other African countries. Sourced from international manufacturers, their renewable energy products includes solar panels, water heaters and pumps, wind generators, lighting, batteries, inverters and controllers.
Davis & Shirtliff is a well-established company offering electric, petrol and diesel-powered generators for a wide selection of uses, ranging from small domestic to large institutional applications. In addition they provide engines suitable for powering water pumps. The company has four branches in Zambia.
First Quantum has the engineering discipline to apply science and technology to the extraction of minerals from the earth. They provide mining engineering that is associated with many other disciplines, such as geology, mineral processing and metallurgy, geotechnical engineering and surveying.
First Quantum mines sulphide ore and oxide ore. Sulphide ore is treated via crushing, milling and flotation to produce copper in concentrate. The sulphide milling circuit maintains the production of finished copper as oxide ore is depleted and sulphide ore grades begin to fall as the mining horizon deepens.
Using different drilling and exploration techniques, First Quantum Minerals is able to achieve maximum profitability from each mining project by ensuring that investments made can endure for generations. The company has brought together an expansive fleet of state-of-the-art equipment to carry out its works effectively.
The Kansanshi mine, the largest copper mine in Africa, is owned and operated by Kansanshi Mining Plc which is 80% owned by a First Quantum and 20% is owned by of ZCCM. The mine is located approximately 10 kilometres north of the town of Solwezi and 180 kilometres to the northwest of the Copperbelt town of Chingola.
Lumwana Mining cover a wide range of mining engineering services including technical feasibility considerations, general issues of mine planning, closure and restoration. The company ensures that they cover infrastructure and environmental services for mines and protecting resources, through to planning and risk management services.
Lumwana Mining uses different drilling and exploration techniques for a wide range of materials – including explosives, processing reagents, and fuels – in their day-to-day operations. The company have a highly skilled team and fleet of surveying equipment to meet its target even with geological or environmental obstacles.
The Malundwe and Chimiwungo deposits are mined sequentially by open-pit methods. Apart from copper, Lumwana Mining also produces cobalt, gold, and uranium. Lumwana ore, which is predominantly sulfide, is treated through a conventional sulfide flotation plant, producing copper concentrate for smelting.
Lumwana Mining represents one of the largest copper reserve in Zambia and in the world having estimated reserves of 1.18 billion tonnes of ore grading 0.68% copper. The Lumwana area covers 1355 km2 and includes two major copper deposits including Malundwe and Chimiwungo.
MEC Engineers Consulting offers professional electrical engineering services and solutions. The company has a proven track record in designing, installing, commissioning and maintaining a wide selection of electrical systems. MEC focuses on understanding each client’s requirements to provide a system that meets their energy needs.