Copper Mining in Zambia History and Future
Copper Cobalt Africa, incorporating the 8th Southern African Base Metals Conference Livingstone, Zambia, 6–8 July 2015 Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy 1 Copper Mining in Zambia – History and Future Jackson Sikamo,1,2 Alex Mwanza2 and Cade Mweemba2 1 President - Zambia Chamber of Mines 2 Chibuluma Mines Plc, Zambia Corresponding author:CopperinSouthAfrica-Part I,O'okiep. Prieska. P.M.C.t Ore+waste,Mt NA NA 101 Oretreated, Mt 1,6 3,0 28,9 Employees 2855 3467 3944 Oretreatedperemployee, t 554 865 7739 OwnCutreatedperemployee, t 8,3 9,4 37,4South Africa’s Biggest Open Pit Mines | KH Plant,Jun 08, 2016· Discovered in 1961, the deposit was first mined as an open pit. An underground mine was subsequently developed below the pit. The open-pit mine at Finsch spans 17.9 hectares and has a depth of about 100 metres. By production, it's South Africa's second-largest diamond mine, after Venetia Mine.