Copper is known as the king of “green metals”. Due to the global trend towards decarbonization, demand for copper will most likely increase in line with the shift towards clean energy and transportation technologies.

The move from a high carbon economy to a low carbon economy is effectively a shift to a “copper economy” because of the important role that this metal plays in clean energy technologies.

The Democratic Republic of Congo is uniquely positioned along the Central African Copperbelt, where substantial undeveloped gold, cobalt and high-grade copper deposits exist. Boasting some of the highest-grade copper reserves globally, the country will play a central role in the energy transition as a critical supplier of this “green metal”. 

Discovery and growth at the world’s highest-grade major copper mine.

12th January 2022

Through phased expansions, the Kamoa Copper Mining Complex is positioned to become one of the world’s largest copper producers.

Kamoa’s mines are powered by clean, renewable hydro-generated electricity and will be among the world’s lowest greenhouse gas emitters per unit of metal produced once it reaches a steady state of production.

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Facts About Kamoa Copper

Kamoa Copper’s current mine plan includes a phased development approach to develop the Kamoa Copper Mining Complex.

Combined Phases 1 and 2 will mine a total 7.6 million tonnes of ore per annum, 6 million tonnes of which will come from the Kakula Mine and 1.6 million tonnes from the Kansoko Mine.

During Phase 1, 3.8 million tonnes of ore per annum will be mined from the Kakula Mine.

The Kamoa Copper Mining Complex’s envisioned 19 million tonnes per annum production scenario has an estimated life of mine in excess of 40 years and will position the company as the world’s second largest copper mining complex.

The average copper grade over the first 10 years of production will be 6.4%.

The development of additional mines at Kakula West and Kamoa North could increase the mining rate to 19 million tonnes per annum.

Facts About Kamoa Copper

Kamoa current mine plan includes a phased development approach to develop the Kamoa Copper Mining Complex.

Combined Phases 1 and 2 will mine a total 7.6 million tonnes of ore per annum, 6 million tonnes of which will come from the Kakula Mine and 1.6 million tonnes from the Kansoko Mine.

During Phase 1, 3.8 million tonnes of ore per annum will be mined from the Kakula Mine.

The Kamoa Mining Complex’s envisioned 19 million tonnes per annum production scenario has an estimated life of mine in excess of 40 years and will position the company as the world’s second largest copper mining complex.

The average copper grade over the first 10 years of production will be 6.4%.

The development of additional mines at Kakula West and Kamoa North could increase the mining rate to 19 million tonnes per annum.

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