The 370 Million US Dollars Mulyashi Open Pit Mine in Luanshya is set for commissioning on March 27. At full capacity, the mine is expected to produce 42 thousand Metric tones of finished copper cathode per year.
The Mine has already created employment for over 1000 youths. Luanshya Copper Mines-LCM Head of Public Relations and Local Business Development Officer Sydney Chileya has confirmed this in a statement to ZNBC News in Lusaka on yesterday.
Mr. Chileya said that President Michael Sata is expected to commission the project. The project comprises three main open pits, a Heap Leaching Plant and an Agitation Leaching plant.
The Heating Section of the Agitation Leaching Plant will be the largest in Africa.