Khoemacau Achieves First Concentration Production
Under the project scope, Fluor Corp. provided engineering, procurement and construction management for upgrading the Boseto Processing Plant, a transport corridor and a 40-kilometer (km) water pipeline from the Haka water pump station to Zone 5. “The transition from construction to operations marks a major historical achievement for Khoemacau and Botswana,” President of Fluor’s Mining and Metals Business Tony Morgan said. “This modern mining and processing operation is expected to deliver substantial economic benefits to the country.”
The project recently celebrated 6 million continuous hours worked without a lost time injury. Construction began in October 2018 with more than 1,800 workers on site during peak construction and achieved first concentrate on time and substantially within the original budget.