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African Steam: Selebi Phikwe, Botswana 1998 - YouTube

Jul 18, 2012· A few scenes of the surface railway workings at the Bamangwato Concessions Limited copper mine at Selebi Phikwe in Botswana. In 1998, the mine had several 19D locomotives ex .

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BCL mine closure affects Selebi-Phikwe - Business ...

Dec 13, 2016· "Residents of Selebi Phikwe understand what is going on and they, together with mineworkers, were consulted on the mine and reasons for the suspension in operations," Amogelang Mojuta, the town''s mayor, said by phone. Plans are being drafted and implemented "to rescue the town. I am confident the town will survive."

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Botswana plans to reopen liquidated BCL copper mine ...

The Botswana government has revealed that plans are underway to re-open the liquidated state-owned BCL copper mine. Selebi-Phikwe's BCL mine was closed in 2016, resulting in over 5,000 job losses. The Minister of Minerals Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security, Eric Molale (pictured), confirmed the plan to re-open the mine this week.

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Selebi Phikwe beyond 2020 - The Voice

Selebi-Phikwe is a mining town located in the Central District of Botswana. The town's estimated population is around 56 000. Nickel mining commenced in 1973 and has been the main activity which saw Phikwe blossom into a town seen today. The Bamangwato Concessions Ltd still remain the main source of employment .

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BCL – BCM, Botswana Chamber of Mines, Mining and Exploration

An agreement between the parties signed on the 2nd June 1959 and subsequently ratified by the British House of Lords. This agreement with RST Exploration Limited, a subsidiary of Roan Selection Trust, formed Bamangwato Concessions Limited to operate the concession and to commence mining of Copper and Nickel discovered in the Selebi Area in 1963.

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COPPER COPPER Khoemacau to put Botswana on the map as .

While Botswana has been a copper producer for many years (mainly through BCL's Selebi-Phikwe nickel/copper mine), production has typically been very small, almost insignificant, on a world scale. This is set to change as mines are established in the country's emerging new copper province, the 'Kalahari Copperbelt', which extends from

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Health status within the precincts of a nickel-copper ...

This paper elucidates on the human health status of residents close to a nickel-copper mine and concentrator/smelter plant. Location/characteristics of sampling sites at the Selebi Phikwe study area Field data obtained through the administration of questionnaires were coded, processed and analysed ...

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BCL Limited - Botswana on M2North

BCL Limited began its operations in August 1956.BCL produces two products for two different refineries, high sulphur(20%S) matte and low sulphur(6%S) matte. Delivery of the product is done via a combination of road, rail and sea to our customers.

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Selebi-Phikwe Nickel Mine In Central, Botswana | The Diggings™

The Selebi-Phikwe Nickel Mine is in Central, Botswana. The site was first discovered in 1964. The Selebi-Phikwe Nickel Mine is a underground mining operation.

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Processing | Kadosh Investments Limited

Selebi Phikwe. Country: Botswana Minerals: Copper, Nickel and Tantalite Mining Entity: Kadosh Botswana. The unique transformation initiative of Selebi Phikwe town and wider region came under the attention of Kadosh. The wealth capacity and the human resources skills available in Selebi Phikwe, after the closure of BCL mine, as well as the ...

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Effects of BCL mine closure on the economy - Weekend Post

We never thought it would come to this level. One thing which is certain is that the closure of the mine will send ripple effects not only in the mining town of Selibe Phikwe, Francistown and surrounding areas but the whole economy of Botswana. Francistown will be affected even more as Tati Nickel Mine, a subsidiary of BCL has also been closed.

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Mining industry of Botswana - Wikipedia

Copper and Nickel. In eastern Botswana, about 200 kilometers (km) south of Francistown, the smelter operated by BCL Ltd. of Botswana processed copper-nickel concentrate from the company's Selebi-Phikwe Mine.Under an agreement signed in 2001 by Centametall AG of Switzerland and Falconbridge International Ltd. of Barbados, BCL also toll-smelted concentrate from the Phoenix open pit mine, .

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Environmental Effects of Nickel-Copper Exploitation on ...

Exploitation of nickel-copper (Ni-Cu) at Selebi Phikwe, Botswana is considered to have environmental and human health implications. Of particular concern is the labour force, which experiences a higher level of exposure to environmental hazards due to mining, compared to other categories of residents within the Ni-Cu mining environment.

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Selebi-Phikwe Nickel Mine - Selebi Shaft - Industry About

Selebi-Phikwe Nickel Mine - Selebi Shaft Details Parent ... Commodities: Nickel, Copper, Cobalt Area: Central Type: Underground Mine Annual Production: 30,000 tonnes of Nickel (2014), 25,000 tonnes of Copper (2014), 400 tonnes of Cobalt (2014) (All Shafts) Owner: Bamangwato Concessions Ltd (BCL)

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BCL mine closure affects Selebi-Phikwe - Business ...

Dec 13, 2016· "Residents of Selebi Phikwe understand what is going on and they, together with mineworkers, were consulted on the mine and reasons for the suspension in operations," Amogelang Mojuta, the town''s mayor, said by phone. Plans are being drafted and implemented "to rescue the town. I am confident the town will survive."

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Selebi Phikwe Archives - Mining & Travel

BCL, the Botswana government owned copper/nickel miner said survival hinges on the success of its business reorganisation project. The Selebi-Phikwe. Breaking News, Copper & Nickel 22/07/2015

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Mining industry of Botswana - Wikipedia

Copper and Nickel. In eastern Botswana, about 200 kilometers (km) south of Francistown, the smelter operated by BCL Ltd. of Botswana processed copper-nickel concentrate from the company's Selebi-Phikwe Mine.Under an agreement signed in 2001 by Centametall AG of Switzerland and Falconbridge International Ltd. of Barbados, BCL also toll-smelted concentrate from the Phoenix open pit mine, .

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Selebi Phikwe Closed copper mine | Wood Mackenzie

Selebi Phikwe Closed copper mine. Report summary. After making losses for a number of years, the Botswanan government has finally decided that it would not continue to fund ongoing operations at BCL and as a consequence production ceased in October 2016. Selebi Phikwe was a polymetallic operation that produced a nickel concentrate with high ...

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Botswana: S/Phikwe - Where Soccer Jewels Are Unearthed ...

Gaborone — For decades, Selebi Phikwe has been known as a copper-nickel mining town, but it has also been a major contributor to the development of Botswana football. The demise of what was once ...

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Steam at Selebi-Phikwe - YouTube

Apr 14, 2010· Steam still rules at the BCL Mine in Selebi-Phikwe, Botswana.

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Ghost Town Chronicles Meltdown of Botswana's Metals ...

Dec 11, 2016· The streets of Selebi Phikwe in northeastern Botswana no longer teem with trucks, and once-busy shop assistants and bank tellers wait for the rare customer. Since state-owned mining .

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Selebi Mine, Selebi-Phikwe belt (Selbi-Pikwe), Francistown ...

Selebi Mine, Selebi-Phikwe belt (Selbi-Pikwe), Francistown District, North-East District, Botswana : A copper-nickel mine owned by Bamanwato Concessions, Ltd. Located near Francistown.

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SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF MINING .

PDF | The overall aim of the paper is to examine the operations of the Copper-Nickel Mine in Selebi-Phikwe and assess its socio-economic and environmental impacts. The specific objectives are to ...

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Socio-economic Impacts of Mining in Botswana: A Case Study ...

PDF | On Jan 1, 2001, Michael Bernard Kwesi Darkoh and others published Socio-economic Impacts of Mining in Botswana: A Case Study of the Selebi-Phikwe Copper Nickel Mine.

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