30 June 2013

Zambia: FQM Gets Best Mine Award

FIRST Quantum Minerals (FQM) has won the best mining industry award at the ongoing Zambia International Trade Fair (ZITF) followed by ZCCM Investment Holdings.

The Copperbelt University (CBU) received the best training award with Zambia Informational and Communication Technology Authority (ZICTA) receiving the Chairman's award.

Commerce, Trade and Industry Minister Emmanuel Chenda presented the awards to the respective winners that included Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) which got the best exhibit for non banking institutions

National Pensions Scheme and Authority (NAPSA) was second in that category.

Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Tourism and Arts received the best exhibit for Government departments, while the Road Development Agency (RDA) scooped the best award in the transport service and Zambia Postal Services were runners-up in the category.

Investrust Bank scooped the banking institutions award with Zanaco emerging second, while the ministry of Agriculture and Livestock was the best in horticultural/agricultural segment. Monsanto Zambia was second.

Zambia Prisons Services was the best in the small-scale industry, while the ministry of Chiefs and Traditional Affairs was best in the Tourism category, with Zamtel getting the best exhibit in information and communication technology.

Muvi Television was second.

Sylvia Catering won the Food processing and beverages award followed by Zambian Breweries while Muvi TV won the best Media House award and ZNBC was second.

Zambia Forests and Forestry Industries Corporation (ZAFFICO), Safintra Zambia, Klenana Investment, Zambia Open University, Energy Regulation Board, Zelo Foods, Masenya General Dealers and Workers Compensations Control Board each received an award.

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