Khoemacau gets copper mining licence

Tsimako
Tsimako

Khoemacau has been granted a mining licence by government and is set to begin construction of its copper mine in Ngamiland early next year.

The company, which is owned by Barclays-backed Cupric Canyon, plans to mine 3.6 million tonnes of ore per annum to produce 50,000 tonnes of copper concentrate.

Speaking at a mining conference, Khoemacau Copper Mining regional manager Johannes Tsimako said the company was awarded a mining licence in March this year and plans are underway to begin construction of the underground mine early 2016.

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