Chimiwungo



Date: : 2011 - 2013

Location: Zambia

Commodity: Copper



Aveng Moolmans was awarded the Chimiwungo surface mine contract in April 2011 by Lumwana Mining Company, which was owned and operated by Equinox Minerals, an Australian mining company. Subsequently, Barrick bought Equinox Minerals in June 2011. Lumwana is in the North western part of Zambia, approximately 80 km’s from the nearest town of Solwezi.

Aveng Moolmans was required to provide a full mining service to include bush clearing, top soil stripping, drill and blast, and load and haul. In addition, re-handling of copper ore into the crusher determined our battery limit.

The mining fleet comprised of 5 diggers and 36 trucks, 6 drill rigs along with the necessary ancillary equipment.