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(luˈɑn ʃɑ, ˈlwɑn-)

a town in central Zambia. 160,667.
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Luanshya GOVERNMENT has released K44,000 to Fisenge women dairy farmers in Luanshya for the construction of a milk-processing plant.
As an example, FLSmidth engineered and delivered a heap-leach stacking system for CNMC Luanshya Copper Mines PLC, located in Luanshya, Zambia, designed to load more than 1,000 t/h of agglomerated copper ore onto the mine's pads.
Moody's said that while no rating action is being taken right now, the suspension of Glencore's Mopani copper mine and Chinese-operated Luanshya mine are negative for Zambia (B1 Negative), which is already struggling with low copper prices and drought.
Interestingly, the Zambians hold an annual River Lure Tournament, staged from Luanshya in the north, and many competitors run over 100km downstream daily to fish close to the park.
It only ended when the police opened fire on a crowd at Roan Antelope mine in Luanshya town, killing six people.
The Group's operations are carried out through its four subsidiaries in Zambia: NFC Africa Mining PLC ("NFCA"), CNMC Luanshya Copper Mines PLC ("Luanshya"), Chambishi Copper Smelter Limited ("CCS") and Sino-Metals Leach Zambia Limited ("SML").
Humble upbringing Born on October 22, 1947, in a shantytown in northern copperbelt town Luanshya of then-Northern Rhodesia, Chitalu had a humble upbringing.
Zambia's Luanshya Copper Mines, then owned by Enya Holdings BV of the United Kingdom, suspended operations in 2008 citing losses when copper prices collapsed at the height of the global financial crsis.
The official has not revealed as to how the money will be spent at Luanshya or how production efficiency will be enhanced.
The financial storm has hit the Luanshya Copper Mines (LCM), an Israeli-Swiss joint venture registered in the Netherlands, which has just sacked its 1,300 permanent staff.
We report the results of a matched case-control study exploring whether HIV-1 is an important risk factor for severe malaria in adults living Luanshya, Zambia, an area of high malaria transmission (>200/cases/year).
Their names are Betty and Gerry Prendegast and they lived in Luanshya.