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Jacob Banda
General Manager Mining & Technical Services

Mr. Jacob Banda first started working at Mopani more than 20 years ago and leads the Technical Services Department, which provides Planning, Survey, Ventilation, Engineering Rock Mechanics, Geological, Environmental Services and Analytical and Quality Services to the two mine sites at Nkana and Mufulira Mines. He possesses a deep understanding of the geology and operations of Mopani, where he has prior to his current position, held several senior management positions including Manager Mining Technical Services, Mine Manager at Holder Nkana Mines and Underground Manager. With over 37 years’ experience in the mining industry, Mr. Banda has in the past worked at Chibuluma Mine, Albidon Nickel Mine and Luanshya Copper Mine.