Fluor achieves safety milestone at Botswana mine

Khoemacau Mine

Engineering company Fluor South Africa has reached a safety milestone of two-million hours worked without a lost-time injury at Cupric Canyon Capital’s Khoemacau copper/silver starter project, in Botswana. Fluor was awarded the engineering, procurement and construction management contract for all the surface infrastructure for Khoemacau in 2019.  

The project is expected to produce a yearly average of 62 000 t of copper and 1.9-million ounces of silver with a life-of-mine in excess of 20 years.

“This significant safety achievement can be attributed to the team’s commitment to safe work practices and a zero harm mindset for everyone to go home safe and healthy every day.

“This milestone was reached over a period of eight months with a peak workforce of over 1 700,” said Fluor South Africa Project Director,Jim Picken. 

For the complete article: https://www.miningweekly.com/article/fluor-achieves-safety-milestone-at-botswana-mine-2020-05-05/rep_id:3650

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