Kansanshi Mining PLC is a very large mining company located in the North-Western Province of Zambia. Kansanshi Mine is a copper mine that owns and controls the copper mine in Zambia. It is practically one of the largest copper reserves Zambia has with an estimated reserves of 727 million tonnes of ore graded at 0.86% copper. It has annual sales levels of of US$1.5 billion (2018 estimate) and also produces gold. It used to be called Cyprus Amax Kansanshi Plc until it was later changed to Kansanshi Mining PLC. It was found in 1997 and has its headquarters located at Solwezi, Zambia.