Mines Minister Richard Musukwa has disclosed that over seven foreign companies have expressed interest to be equity partners in Mopani Copper Mine.
Mr. Musukwa also encouraged Zambian Companies to take advantage of the opportunity to be equity partners in the mine alongside ZCCM-IH.
The minister also said security agencies are on the ground to prevent assets striping at Mopani Copper Mine.
Meanwhile the Ministry of Mines says copper production in 2021 is expected to increase from 882,000 tonnes recorded in 2020 to 900,000 tonnes.
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