ARM, Vale Begin Construction of Zambia Copper Mine

31 August 2010 (Last Updated August 31st, 2010 18:30)

African Rainbow Minerals has started construction of the Konkola North copper mine, which is being developed with Vale. The $380m mine will reach full production in 2015 and will yield 45,000t of copper concentrate a year for 28 years. The mine is a 50:50 joint venture between Afr

African Rainbow Minerals has started construction of the Konkola North copper mine, which is being developed with Vale.

The $380m mine will reach full production in 2015 and will yield 45,000t of copper concentrate a year for 28 years.

The mine is a 50:50 joint venture between African Rainbow and Vale.