Kansanshi Mining Plc

Zambia’s leading copper and gold producer

. Product/Service Copper cathode, copper anode, copper concentrate, cobalt, gold, sulphuric acid
. Shareholding ZCCM-IH: 20%, FQM: 80%
. Sector Mining
. Location Solwezi, North Western Province
. Website www.first-quantum.com/our-business/operating-mines/kansanshi/
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Company Profile

Kansanshi Mine is probably one of the oldest mines in Africa, with direct copper smelting dating back to the 4th Century. It is the largest copper producer by output in Zambia and is 20% owned by ZCCM-IH, with the balance owned by First Quantum Minerals Limited.

Company Information

The mine is located on Old Congo Road, some 10 kilometres northward of Solwezi Town.

Phone: +260 212 658000

Key Company Highlights

Kansanshi Mine is the largest copper and gold producer by output in Zambia, with a current estimated life of mine of 17 years;
Annual average copper production: 250, 000 metric tonnes;
Operates a USD900 million smelter, the largest installed copper-smelting base in Africa.
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