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Heavy rainfall hits production at Namibia’s Tschudi copper mine

Creamer Media Staff Writer
Copper mining company Weatherly International (WTI) CEO Craig Thomas has provided an update for copper cathode production in the March quarter for the company’s Tschudi openpit copper mine, in Namibia. He says that as the mine’s openpits have progressed deeper, the proportion of mixed oxide and sulphide ore has increased as expected. Thomas elaborates that this mixed ore is expected to leach more slowly than pure oxide ore and the mining and stacking schedules have been designed to accommodate this.

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