METALKOL RTR (THE ROAN TAILINGS RECLAMATION PROJECT).

Metalkol RTR (the Roan Tailings Reclamation Project).

2015

June
Construction started in

June Construction started in
2015

Metalkol RTR which is nearing completion and is set to achieve the initial annual production rates of 14 000 tonnes of cobalt and 77 000 tonnes of copper in 2019, 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 which is nearing completion and is set to achieve the initial annual production rates of 14 000 tonnes of cobalt and 77 000 tonnes of copper in 2019, 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

 

The Metalkol RTR project supports ERG when it pursues a growth centered strategy which will see its production increase to about
350,000 tpa
of copper and more than
50,000 tpa
of cobalt.
The RTR project supports ERG when it pursues a growth centered strategy which will see its production increase to about
350,000 tpa
of copper and more than
50,000 tpa
of cobalt.

Location:

Near Kolwezi, the Democratic
Republic of Congo.

Location:

Near Kolwezi, the Democratic
Republic of Congo.

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