METALKOL RTR (THE ROAN TAILINGS RECLAMATION PROJECT).

Metalkol RTR (the Roan Tailings Reclamation).

2018

October
Launched

June Construction started in
2015

Metalkol RTR was launched in October 2018 and is now ramping up to reach the capacity of 14 000 tonnes of cobalt and 77 000 tonnes of copper as part of Phase I. Under Phase II the facility will reach an annual capacity of 20,000 tonnes of cobalt and 105,000 tonnes of cobalt and has a target full capacity of 24,000 tonnes of cobalt and 120,000 tonnes of copper. Metalkol RTR is a comprehensive hydro-metallurgical facility to reprocess the historic tailings dumped into the environment from previous activities by other mining companies in the area in the 1950’s.

Target products and capacity:

Metalkol RTR was launched in October 2018 and is now ramping up to reach the capacity of 14 000 tonnes of cobalt and 77 000 tonnes of copper as part of Phase I. Under Phase II the facility will reach an annual capacity of 20,000 tonnes of cobalt and 105,000 tonnes of cobalt. Metalkol RTR is a comprehensive hydro-metallurgical facility to reprocess the historic tailings dumped into the environment from previous activities by other mining companies in the area in the 1950’s.

Target products and capacity:

Cu

copper (Phase I)

77,000 tpa

Cu

copper (at full capacity)

120,000 tpa

Cu

copper (Phase I)
70,000 tpa

Cu

copper (at full capacity)
120,000 tpa

Co

cobalt (Phase I)

14,000 tpa

Co

cobalt (at full capacity)

24,000 tpa

Co

cobalt (Phase I)
14,000 tpa

Co

cobalt (at full capacity)
24,000 tpa

 

Location:

Near Kolwezi, the Democratic
Republic of Congo.

Location:

Near Kolwezi, the Democratic
Republic of Congo.

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