Erdenet Mining Corporation to commence major projects this year

2020-02-14 13:18:59

Orkhon/MONTSAME/. Within its main directions of development, Erdenet Mining Corporation plans to carry out technical and technological modernization and commence capacity building projects with a purpose to increase the ore reserve, reduce costs and improve competitiveness.

In producing value  added products, the Corporation will implement projects to expand repair shops, produce cathode copper, and establish a plant to smelt copper concentrate and process. Of them, the project on establishing a plant to smelt copper concentrate and process will be implemented in 2020-2022.

Erdenet Mining Corporation intends to produce not only cathode copper but also all kinds of copper wire and the parts of cables. "If we find a solution for sulfur gas which emits from the copper smelting, the project will be implemented in 2020-2023," said Kh.Badamsuren, General Director of ‘Erdenet Mining Corporation’ state-owned enterprise.