The Lower Zambezi National Park is soon going to be the site of a new Copper mine,thanks to Lands Minister Larry Kalaba who overturned the Zambia Environmental Management Agency rulning against this.
Zambezi Resources Ltd announced that Lands, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Minister Larry Kalaba has formally overturned the Zambia Environmental Management Agency’s rejection of its Environmental Impact Study and given the green light for Zambezi Resources Ltd to proceed to develop its 100% owned Kangaluwi Copper Project in Zambia.
Zambezi Resources Chairman, Mr David Vilensky said company welcomes the Zambian Government’s decision to allow its Kangaluwi Copper Project in the Lower Zambezi National Park to proceed to development.
Mr Vilensky said securing formal approval of the EIS represents a major milestone for the Company as it can now take steps and proceed to take the Kangaluwi Copper Project to the development stage and become an emerging producer.
He complimented the Zambian Government in allowing the Kangaluwi Copper Project to proceed within the National Park as part of its revised Mineral Resources Development Policy which seeks to strike a fair balance between the benefits of mining and the protection of the environment and wildlife conservation, provided its policies and laws are respected and adhered to and such investments will create employment opportunities for ordinary Zambians.
The Kangaluwi Copper Project, east of Lusaka will open a new copper province.