The Bisha Mine in Eritrea, with 12+ years of current reserves, ranks as one of the highest grade open pit mines in the world.
Nevsun Resources Ltd. is pleased to advise that the Bisha Mine copper expansion project (“project”) is proceeding well against schedule and budget.
The Bisha copper expansion project will expand ore processing capacity from 2.0 to 2.4 million tonnes per year and convert from gold/silver doré to copper concentrate production. Annual run-rate copper production is expected to be 180 million pounds of payable metal per year, in concentrate with significant gold and silver by-product credits. Continue reading