PDF The 10-year miracle - Mining For Zambia

While Equinox Minerals was busy defining the extent of the ore body in Lumwana, another local copper deposit was attracting investor attention - Kansanshi Mine in Solwezi. Kansanshi was an old mine - copper had been produced there as far back as 1908 - but not a very successful one. Indeed, it was

Equinox wins key land title at Zambia Lumwana mine | Reuters

2008-05-14 · Zambia’s Lumwana Mine expects to start partial copper production in July and sees annual output averaging 169,000 tonnes in the first five years. Equinox said $762 million would be invested in...

Barrick's $1bn Lumwana mine in Zambia attracts Chinese

The Lumwana mine was officially inaugurated in April 2009 by Equinox Minerals. In April 2011, Barrick Gold signed a support agreement to acquire all issued and outstanding common shares of Equinox Minerals in a takeover offer valued at C$7.3bn ($7.6bn). Equinox Minerals was acquired by Barrick Gold in July 2011.

Equinox looks to develop Lumwana - The Northern Miner

A change in the development plan at the Lumwana copper project in Zambia promises to reduce capital costs for opera...

Zambia says Barrick has 'no cause' for concern over Equinox

May 30, 2011 · Barrick, the world’s largest gold producer, plans to take over the Lumwana copper mine as part of a C$7.3 billion ($7.5 billion) buyout of the Perth, Australia-based company. Equinox’s shares fell as much as 6.1 percent on May 27 after Barrick, based in Toronto, said in a statement it’s in talks with the regulator to modify the terms of ...

Equinox Minerals | VentureRadar

"Equinox Minerals is a mining and exploration company with corporate offices in Perth, Australia and Toronto, Canada. It has operations in Peru, Australia and Zambia but most of its current activity is concentrated in Zambia where through subsidiary the Lumwana Mining Company, it operates mines in the Zambian copperbelt region.

Lumwana Copper EPC | Ausenco

Located in the North Western Province of Zambia, 220 km west of the Copperbelt and 65 km west of the town of Solwezi, the Lumwana Copper Concentrate Project (Lumwana Project) is the largest copper project of its kind in Africa with inferred resources to be mined over a 37 year life-of-mine on the basis of processing 20 Mt/y of ore to produce copper concentrates.

Minmetals bids $6.3B for Equinox - National Post

2011-04-03 · Equinox’s Lumwana mine in Zambia is the type of large-scale, long-running operation that Chinese miners covet, with a stated mine life of 37 years and production growing to as much as 260,000 ...

Equinox Provides Lumwana Production Update, Awards Lumwana

/CNW/ - Equinox Minerals Limited (TSX and ASX: EQN) ("Equinox" or the "Company") announced today production progress results for April and May, 2010 from its...

Zambia : Barrick’s $1bn Lumwana mine in Zambia attracts

The Lumwana copper mine is located about 100 km west of Solwezi in Zambia’s Copperbelt. (Image courtesy of Barrick Gold.) China Minmetals, Jiangxi Copper and Zijin Mining are among the firms ...

Barrick to acquire Equinox copper company | Mining

ELKO - Barrick Gold Corp. said today the company plans to buy Equinox Minerals Ltd. for roughly $7.68 billion to give the gold producer a copper mine in Zambia and a copper project in Saudi Arabia.

Zambia agrees to sell its Equinox ... - Mining Review Africa

2011-06-02 · Conveyor system at Equinox’s Lumwana copper mine Lusaka, Zambia — MININGREVIEW.COM — 02 June 2011 – Zambia’s state-controlled mining company has agreed to sell its 2.28% stake in Canadian-based miner Equinox Minerals Limited to Barrick Gold Corporation “’ the world’s top gold producer “’ for more than US$160 million. “After due consideration and consultation, the board …

Barrick Gold opens door to sale of biggest copper mine

2019-01-21 · Barrick inherited the Lumwana mine in its $7.3-billion acquisition of Equinox Minerals Ltd. in 2011. Over the past few years, African countries including Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of ...

Equinox Minerals Limited : Quotes, Address, Contact

Equinox is an international mining company, dual listed on the Canadian (Toronto) and Australian stock exchanges (Symbol: 'EQN'). The Company is currently focused on operating its 100% owned large scale Lumwana Copper Mine in Zambia, one of the largest new copper mines to …

Lumwana mine too expensive, less profitable than previously

The company is cutting or delaying US$4 billion in previously budgeted capital spending and writing down the value of its copper business unit by $4.2 billion after taxes, including $3.8 billion for its copper business and Lumwana mine in Zambia.

COPPER MINE DEVELOPMENT – Mine life doubled at Lumwana

(The Lumwana mine plan assumes no byproduct credits for cobalt or uranium.) Equinox and the joint venture of AUSENCO INTERNATIONAL and BATEMAN MINERALS AND METALS (ABJV) have agreed the terms of an engineering, procurement and construction contract for the project. At a guaranteed maximum price of US$381 million with an end of Q1-2008 ...

Zambia: Chambishi Smelter to Process Lumwana Mine

ABOUT 55 per cent of the copper concentrates to be produced by the Equinox Minerals owned Lumwana Mine during the initial five years of production will be processed at the new US$800 million ...

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Lumwana is an open pit Copper mine located in the Northwestern Province of Zambia approximately 80 km west from the provincial capital of Solwezi, approximately 300 km northwest from the Copperbelt and 700 km northwest from the national capital of Lusaka (Figure 1). The Lumwana Project was developed by the former Canadian mining company Equinox ...

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COPPER MINE DEVELOPMENT - Mine life doubled at Lumwana; new

Jul 09, 2006 · ZAMBIA – Toronto-based EQUINOX MINERALS has announced revised resources and reserves for its Lumwana copper-cobalt-uranium project in the Northwestern Province, based on an infill drill program. The project includes the Malundwe and Chimiwungo deposits.

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Tax hike, copper prices force Barrick to shutter Zambian mine

Dec 18, 2014 · Although Lumwana is an open pit mine, it is one of the country's more expensive operations. Barrick's production costs averaged around $2.98 (U.S.) a pound so far this year.

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Equinox Gold is a Canadian mining company with six producing gold mines, a multi-million-ounce gold reserve base and a strong production growth profile from four growth projects. The Company is delivering on its growth strategy, advancing from a single-asset developer to a multi-mine producer in just two years, and is rapidly advancing toward its million-ounce vision.

COPPER MINE DEVELOPMENT - Mine life doubled at Lumwana

ZAMBIA - Toronto-based EQUINOX MINERALS has announced revised resources and reserves for its Lumwana copper-cobalt-uranium project in the Northwestern Province, based on an infill drill program. The project includes the Malundwe and Chimiwungo deposits.

Lumwana Mine not processing Uranium ... - Zambian Mining News

The uranium being extracted at Lumwana mine in Zambia as a by-product of copper ore, is merely being stockpiled and not processed, says Mines and energy minister Christopher Yaluma. Yaluma told lawmakers on February 25 that although there were stockpiles of the uranium product at the mine in north western province, it was not yet being processed until further notice. Since the commencement …

Equinox provides update on Lumwana expansion strategy

Equinox Minerals Limited Equinox provides update on Lumwana expansion strategy About Equinox Equinox Minerals Limited is an international mining company dual-listed on the Canadian (Toronto) and Australian stock exchanges. The Company is currently focused on operating its 100% owned large scale Lumwana copper mine in Zambia

Equinox says Zambia copper mine output up 37 pct | Reuters

Australia's Equinox Minerals Ltd. < EQN.AX> reported a 37 percent jump in output at its Lumwana copper mine in Zambia in the first quarter, and forecast it would grow production even ...

Barrick’s $1bn Lumwana mine in Zambia attracts Chinese

The Lumwana copper mine is a conventional open pit mine, located approximately 100km west of Solwezi town in Zambia’s copperbelt region. It is expected to produce 210 to 240 million pounds of copper in 2019 and has proven and probable copper reserves of over 4.5 billion pounds.

LUMWANA COPPER PROJECT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT

of Zambia. Equinox Copper Ventures Limited (ECV), a Zambian registered company and ultimate subsidiary of Equinox Minerals Limited, a Canadian/Australian explorer and resource development company, plans to develop the Lumwana Copper Project which is located in the

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Lumwana miner crushed to death - Zambian Watchdog. Equinox Minerals. Equinox Minerals is a mining and exploration company with corporate offices in Perth, Australia and Toronto, Ontario, Canada It has operations in Peru and Australia In Zambia it owned the Lumwana Mining Company, but that was bought by Barrick Gold in 2011.

Barrick Gold's Equinox Acquisition Is Officially A Bust

Yesterday we got confirmation that Equinox was a bust as Barrick announced that it was shutting down the Lumwana copper mine in Zambia. Lumwana was owned by Equinox and it was the main asset ...

1bn Lumwana copper project raises Zambian ... - Mining Weekly

"The opening of the Lumwana copper mine will be a catalyst for change in Zambia. ... enriched zones in the Lumwana copper pits. In May 2008 Equinox Minerals was also able to secure a 99-year land ...

Zambia : Chinese mining firm eyes Equinox

The offer includes Equinox’s Lumwana Mine in North- Western Province. Lumwana mine is a substantial copper producing asset, with current production of 145,000 tonnes per annum and a stated mine ...

Equinox Minerals in Zambia company - Mining Companies list

Equinox Minerals is a mining and exploration company with corporate offices in Perth, Australia and Toronto, Canada. It has operations in Peru, Australia and Zambia but most of its current activity is concentrated in Zambia where through subsidiary the Lumwana Mining Company, it operates mines in the Zambian copper belt region. The region contains one of the worlds largest copper-cobalt ...

Fortune favours the brave! - Mining For Zambia

By 1996, when Australian mining company, Equinox Minerals, arrived on the scene, mining technology had evolved considerably. The availability on the market of massive dump trucks and excavators, gigantic crushing mills and highly computerised processing plants meant Lumwana's low-grade deposit - 0.7% copper compared to more than 3% on the ...