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Transport and Logistics Challenges at the Bisha Mine Resolved: Nevsun

 With a production of 520,000 pounds of copper a day and with a capacity to move concentrates with 30 trucks a day to a port facility, Nevsun guaranteed to exceed the 2014 production guidance of 180 - 200 million pounds of coppers
With a production of 520,000 pounds of copper a day and a capacity to move concentrates with 30 trucks a day to a port facility, Nevsun guaranteed to achieve the 2014 production guidance of 180 – 200 million pounds of coppers

By TesfaNews,

THE transport and logistics challenge that was identified in early January at the Bisha mine is now resolved with the purchase of additional 45 trucks, Nevsun notified to shareholders during a Conference Call meeting conducted last week.

In the first quarter (Q1) 2014, the plant was forced to shut down for 13 – days to enable land transport supplier to catch up with production by trucking concentrates to the port of Massawa. That caused a production loss of around 6 million pounds of Copper.  Continue reading Transport and Logistics Challenges at the Bisha Mine Resolved: Nevsun