Skorpion Zinc confirms the temporary closure of its Refinery for a period of five weeks from today, 15 March 2019. This follows the depletion of ore stocks as a result of an unprotected strike from 22 February until 06 March by employees of mining contractor, Basil Read.
Employees of Skorpion Zinc’s mining contractor, Basil Read, went on an unprotected strike from 22 February until 06 March (with work resuming on 8th March). This impacted the required waste-stripping at the mine, and hence the ore mining schedule.
President Cyril Ramaphosa today officially opened Vedanta Zinc International’s (VZI) Gamsberg mine, outside Aggeneys in South Africa’s Northern Cape Province.
President Cyril Ramaphosa will tomorrow (28 February 2019) officially open Vedanta Zinc International’s (VZI) Gamsberg mine, outside Aggeneys, in South Africa’s Northern Cape Province. He will be joined by Minister of Mineral Resources, Mr Gwede Mantashe, and Northern Cape Premier, Mrs Sylvia Lucas.
Vedanta Resources welcomes the President of the Republic of South Africa His Excellency Cyril Ramaphosa’s visit to India as the chief guest at the world’s largest democracy’s 70th Republic Day celebrations. On this historic occasion, Vedanta has confirmed its commitment to invest an additional US$1.2 billion in South Africa.