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MCM invests US27m in upgrading its cobalt plant

MOPANI Copper Mines yesterday unveiled a US$27 million (KR142 million) project for upgrading its cobalt plant aimed at securing more than 300 jobs. According to a press release made available yesterday, Mopani Copper Mines chief executive officer Danny Callow stated that the project was critical to Zambia’s economy as the …

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Optimism in copper Oxide Production

COPPER oxide production ended the year on an impressive note with one of Copperbelt’s major local miners Ground Focus Mining recording a 25 per cent mineral recovery rate. The  Ground Focus Mining managing director Jimmy Mubashi indicated the 4,500metric tones output of copper oxide the company had recorded could double …

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Locomotive safety systems contribute to mining industry

Traffic and transportation engineering solutions supplier A&R Engineering’s latest project, in a three-year partnership with electronic systems designer Embedded IQ, has resulted in a horizontal transport management system designed to provide mines with an integrated system to address all their underground transport requirements. Embedded I Q design personnel have spent …

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