Maamba Collieries Limited (MCL) is the largest coal mining company in Zambia. MCL adopts modern, eco-friendly mining and processing methods. To add substantial value to the mining operations, MCL is setting up initially a 300 MW mine-mouth, coal fired power plant at Maamba. This will cater to the growing demand for power and contribute to economic development of the nation. Maamba Collieries limited is situated in the mid-Zambezi valley at 17 0 21’ South and 270 11’ East with an altitude of approximately 700 meters above sea level.