Open Pit Infrastructure

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Wilshaw can assist you with the technical challenges associated with the mining of near surface ore deposits, throughout all stage of the mine lifecycle.

MALUNDWE PIT DEWATERING

Client
EQUINOX MINERALS LTD FOR LUMWANA MINING COMPANY LTD
Duration
MARCH 2010 - APRIL 2010
Location
LUMWANA MINE, ZAMBIA

The Lumwana mine is an open cut copper mine located in the northwest province of Zambia. With the area surrounding the mine experiencing frequent high rainfall events, the mine needed a clear strategy to effectively manage and maintain the dewatering of the Malundwe Pit.

Wilshaw scope of work was to revise the pit water management system and provide a set of recommendations, budget and justification for capital expenditure. As part of the project Wilshaw provided all engineering works related to the dewatering strategy for the Malundwe Pit.

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