Kolwezi Copper Mine
Mine Type: Open Pit
La Compagnie Minière de Musonoie Global SAS （COMMUS SAS”）, established in 2006, is located in the suburban region in southwestern Kolwezi City, Katanga Province of the DR Congo. The core asset of the company is Kolwezi copper mine, which is a high-grade copper mine in the central African copper belt.
This company owns two mining rights covering 3.36 km2 mining area, including Kolwezi and Noyka ore sections. The estimated copper resources reach 1.7mt, at a grade of 4.4%. The designed daily ore processing capacity of Kolwezi project is 5000t/d, and the annual ore processing capacity is 165*104 tonnes.
To date, the company has completed preparation and entered into in-situ construction. Kolwezi copper mine project is expected to start production in June 2017.