MINISTER of Mines and Minerals Development Paul Kabuswe says investment attraction in exploration remains key if the country is to be successful in mining. During President Hakainde Hichilema’s recent visit to America, a US-based mining firm, with its partners, announced a US$150 million investment in mining exploration and development in the Mingomba deposit, and further support towards Lubambe Copper Mine. Speaking when he toured Lubambe Copper Mine in Chililabombwe town on the Copperbelt Province, Tuesday, Kabuswe expressed concern that more time was being wasted on exploring minerals due to some restrictions. “What I could tell you is that Copperbelt did not go anywhere, it’s just that it slowed down. There was no investment That’s what we keep talking about with…...

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