African Copper moves to ramp production at Mowana

source: Mmegi
Staff Writer

Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE)-listed African Copper has moved to implement a number of strategies that will increase production at its flagship Mowana mine, near Francistown.

In a statement , African Copper said that it will install a mobile crushing unit and amend the Environmental Management Plan (EMP) at its Mowana mine to remove bottlenecks hampering the ramp-up to full capacity.

African Copper reopened Mowana mine in August last year after being bailed out by Zambia Copper Investments. Since then the company has reached “encouraging” levels of production in October and November, but lower plant availability impacted on output in December and January.

Jordan Soko, Executive Director of the Company, said:”Starting in late August 2009 we have successfully reinstated production, reaching encouraging levels in [continue reading]

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