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Gamsberg zinc prestrip close to halfway mark – Vedanta

Creamer Media Editor
The prestripping of waste rock at the Gamsberg zinc mine project in the Northern Cape is close to the halfway mark, Vedanta Resources reported on Tuesday, when its interim CEO Kuldip Kaura described as “strong” the quarterly production performances of the London-listed, India-rooted mining company’s zinc, Copper India and aluminium businesses. In South Africa, Vedanta subsidiary Zinc International has committed more than 80% of the $400-million capital expenditure to the first phase of the Gamsberg zinc project, which is expected to have a mine life of 13 years, and restore Vedanta’s Zinc International volumes to more than 300 000 t/y.

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