Chambishi Copper Smelter

Source:CNMC        Date:2009-08-20

Chambishi Copper Smelter whose designed annual capacity is 150 thousand tons of blister copper bears total investment exceeding 310 million USD. The smelter started construction in Nov. 2006 and commenced production by the end of 2008. This project will further improve industrial chain of Chambishi Copper Mine, create nearly 1000 jobs and increase the local export volume by 450 million USD. CNMC’s investment in Zambia has exceeded US$ 400 million
A View of Chambishi Copper Smelter
CNMC amd Zambian government signed the memorandum of understanding for Chambishi Copper Smelter of Zambia in Beijing on November 5,2006, witnessed by Vice Premier Zeng Peiyan.
On November 7th, 2006 then Zambain President Mwanawasa attended the signing ceremony of Chambishi Copper Smelter project