Copper production in Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa's top producer, is expected to rise.
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Vedanta's Deshnee Naidoo told Reuters, adding that KCM is on track to produce 400,000 tonnes of copper a year in the next few years.
Mainly due to lower output from Konkola Copper Mines, a subsidiary of London-listed Vedanta Resource
The country’s environmental management authority found the copper concentrate imported from Chile had high levels of arsenic, a toxic substance.
Konkola Copper Mines, owned by Vedanta, said the move was a result of poor metal prices, which has hit the global copper industry very hard.
Zambian government wants to talk it over.