GOVERNMENT has urged mining firms in the country to put in place good safety systems that that will ensure the protection and safety of workers.
Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) Plc and the Mwekera National Aquaculture Research and Development Centre (NARDC) have restocked the Kafue river with 20, 000 fingerlings to replenish depleted stocks. KCM Executive Director, David Ng’andu says the company had between 2008 and this year restocked rivers on the Copperbelt with over 80, 000 fingerlings.
Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL) Company Secretary, Nathaniel Inambao has said once recapitalized, the company will save government on huge expenses in road maintenance by removing all heavy cargo from the roads. Mr. Inambao said the company is going to do this by rehabilitating the railway infrastructure in order to increase train speeds and efficiency. Meanwhile, Mr. Inambao explained that operations were smooth as most of the workers that were in Lusaka are now operating from Kabwe, which is the head quarter.