Kagem Minerals Limited

Kagem Mining Limited engages in the exploration, mining, processing, and sale of emeralds. The company was founded in 1985 and is based in Kitwe, Zambia. Kagem Mining Limited operates as a subsidiary of Gemfields Plc.

The Kagem emerald mine is the world’s single largest producer of emeralds and accounts for approximately 20% of global emerald production. The mine covers an area of approximately 41 square kilometres and is located in the central part of the Ndola Rural Emerald Restricted Area (“NRERA”), in the Copperbelt Province of Zambia.

Kariba Minerals Limited

Kariba Minerals has long been a reliable source of high-quality amethyst for major manufacturers of gemstones and related products.

The company’s market share is estimated at over 90% of the amethyst originating from Zambia, and it is arguably the largest single amethyst producer in the world. Presently, the company exports mainly to China and India, but has clients in Europe and America as well.

ZCCM Investment Holdings PLC

ZCCM-IH is a successor company to Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines Limited (ZCCM) in which the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) holds 87.6% of the shares with the remaining 12.4% held by private investors.

ZCCM-IH shares held by private investors are listed on the Lusaka Stock Exchange, Paris Euronext and London Stock Exchanges under ISIN number ZM0000000034. The geographical spread of the minority shareholders, who number around 2400, covers about 29 countries in Europe, Africa, the Caribbean, Australia, Asia and the USA.