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First Quantum Minerals Eyeing Copper and Nickel in Zambia

Mineweb reported that First Quantum Minerals (TSX:FM) is still looking at Africa as a significant part of its plans for growth despite losing its Frontier and Kolwezi projects in the DRC. The company is planning to bring roughly US$3 billion worth of copper and nickel projects online in Zambia this year.

What is Social License?

In light of the tailings pond breach at Imperial Metals’ Mount Polley mine and the toxic leak at Grupo Mexico’s Buenavista, it’s certainly a good time for investors to revisit the importance of social license.