On 28 February 2019, President Ramaphosa, officially opened Gamsberg, VZI’s flagship new mine in South Africa’s Northern Cape Province.

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Gamsberg launch


Gamsberg Zinc

Gamsberg Zinc, VZI's flagship project, forms part of the Black Mountain Mining operations and is located about 30km from the BMM base at Aggeneys in South Africa's Northern Cape province.

Skorpion Zinc

Skorpion Zinc (Skorpion) is located 25km north of the town of Rosh Pinah, in the //Kharas Region of southern Namibia and is the largest integrated zinc operation in Africa.

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  • BMM [logo]

    Black Mountain

    Northern Cape, South Africa
    Comprises the Deeps and Swartberg shafts, and the Gamsberg Project

  • BMM [logo]


    Northern Cape, South Africa
    The world's largest undeveloped zinc resource, our flagship project

  • Skorpion zinc [logo]


    //Karas Region, Namibia
    An integrated mine and refinery, producing Special High Grade Zinc

  • Lisheen [logo]

    Lisheen Mine

    Tipperary, Ireland
    In its second decade of operations and one of the largest producers of Zinc


  • Zinc US$2,928/t +1.65%
  • Silver US$15.63/oz +0.95%
  • Copper US$6,571/t +1.36%
  • Lead US$2,054/t +1.69%

Last updated on 2019-03-21 at 09:41:01

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