• Short Summary

    IN COPPER-RICH ZAMBIA, AFRICANS ARE BEING TRAINED TO ASSUME GREATER RESPONSIBILITIES IN THE MINERS. ONE?

  • Description

    1.
    MV SIGN "N.C.C.M. DRIVER TRAINING SCHOOL"
    0.04

    2.
    SV TRAINEE BOARDS LANDROVER
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    3.
    MV SIGNBOARD "AVOID PANIC STOPS, SLOW DOWN BEFORE JUNCTION"
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    4.
    SV TRAINEE AND ZAMBIAN INSTRUCTOR OFF IN LANDROVER
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    5.
    GL LANDROVER TO CAMERA
    0.28

    6.
    CU ANOTHER INSTRUCTION SIGNBOARD
    0.31

    7.
    GV TRAINEE WALKS TO 5-TON LORRY FOLLOWED BY EUROPEAN AND ZAMBIAN INSTRUCTOR
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    8.
    SV EUROPEAN TALKS TO TRAINEE IN DRIVING CAB
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    9.
    SV 5-TONNER REVERSES
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    10.
    SV & CV'S..EUROPEAN INSTRUCTS TRAINEE BY 64-TON TRUCK (3 SHOTS)
    0.55

    11.
    SV TRAINEE BOARDS 64-TONNER
    1.04

    12.
    MV INTO CAB
    1.10

    13.
    SV 64-TONNER TO CAMERA
    1.24

    14.
    SV TRAINER TALKS TO TRAINEE THROUGH CAB WINDOW
    1.26

    15.
    CU TRAINEE TILT TO HIS HANDS ON WHEEL
    1.31

    16.
    SV 64-TONNER REVERSES
    1.36



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: IN COPPER-RICH ZAMBIA, AFRICANS ARE BEING TRAINED TO ASSUME GREATER RESPONSIBILITIES IN THE MINERS. ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT TASKS IN DRIVING THE HEAVY MACHINERY. THEY BEGIN TRAINING BEHIND THE WHEEL OF LIGHT VEHICLES BEFORE TAKING ON THE HEAVIER TRANSPORTERS.

    WE LOOK AT A TRAINING PROGRAMME AT THE MINING TOWN OF CHINGOLA, NEAR THE KATANGA BORDER. HERE THE ANGLO-AMERICAN CORPORATION, ONE OF ZAMBIA'S BIGGEST MINING COMPANIES, HAS INITIATED A SCHEME TO HELP AFRICANS TAKE OVER FROM EUROPEAN DRIVERS.

    INSTRUCTION IS DONE BY A SKILLED EUROPEAN DRIVER, ASSISTED BY A ZAMBIAN. RECRUIT DRIVERS ARE TAUGHT STEP BY STEP THE INTRICATE WORK THEY WILL HAVE TO DO LATER ON.

    THE COURSE LASTS SIX MONTHS. FROM LIGHT VEHICLES, SUCH AS THE JEEP-LIKE LANDROVER, THEY GRADUATE TO 64-TON MONSTERS, EACH WORTH GBP48,000. HOWEVER, THEY ARE NOT BEING TRAINED YET TO DRIVE THE BIG BULLDOZERS WHICH GOUGE OUT THE COPPER. THIS MAY BE DONE NEXT YEAR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEAB4XARRWFEEWWORZDHBZ7ZEL
    Media URN:
    VLVAEAB4XARRWFEEWWORZDHBZ7ZEL
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/04/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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