A sign marks the entrance to the Nchanga copper mine, operated by Konkola Copper Mines Plc, in Chingola, Zambia. (Photographer: Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg)

A Copper Mining Lesson From Zambia: History Repeats Itself

(Bloomberg) -- Vedanta Resources Ltd. is learning the hard way that when it comes to Zambia’s copper-mining industry, history tends to repeat itself.