SA minister urges ZCM to consider investing in copper refinery

MINERS processing copper at one of the mines on the Copperbelt.

GAUTENG Province Minister Lebogang Maile has urged Zambia Chamber of Mines (ZCM) to consider investing in a copper refinery in Ndola.

Mr Lebogang, who led a delegation of South African heavy equipment manufacturers last week Friday, said during a meeting with ZCM that they are looking for proposals from companies with an appetite to set up a copper refinery on the Copperbelt Province.

“Of course, there is always the capital that is going to be necessary, but this could be a mixture of government investments, investments of some developments, financial institutions and…

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