establishing bisha g/base metal project cost controlsjun 09, 09· the bisha mine and processing plant is located west of asmara, eritreas capital, and is expected to be a longlived, highgrade mine for g, copper and zinc production. the initial ore production is forecast to yield high percentages of g andbisha mine, eritrea mining weeklynov 27, · brief history bisha started commercial production of g in february , which allowed an early payback of g phase capital and funding for the copper and current zincphase expansion. the...nevsun resources ltd. a low cost, dividendpaying basedec , · bisha started production in the second half of as a g producer, mining the oxide cap of the ore deposit, and is now making the transition to base metal production as the deeper sulfide ore is exposed.bisha mines .tesfanews.jun , · the bisha copper expansion project will expand ore processing capacity from 2.0 to 2.4 million tonnes per and convert from g/silver doré to copper concentrate production. annual runrate copper production is expected to be 0 million pounds of payable metal per , in concentrate with significant g and silver byproduct credits.nevsun produced '3, ounces' of g in andjan 09, · nevsun resources ltd. is a vancouverbased mining company with an operating mine in eritrea. nevsun's 60%owned bisha mine commenced g production in february and is scheduled to transition to copper/g production in . management expects the bisha mine will rank as one of the highest grade open pit base metal deposits in the world.nevsun announces q3 g production of 98, ouncesoct 09, · nevsun''s 60%owned bisha mine commenced g production in february and is scheduled to transition to copper/g production in . volcanogenic massive sulphide oxide g depositsthe main bisha vmsoxide g deposit was discovered in 03 when the first drill program tested a large hematite gossan that extended along strike for over 300 m. oxide g production fromabu marawat aton resources inc.nevsuns bisha (eritrea) commenced commercial production of g in february before transitioning to copper production in late . bisha produced 6 million pounds of copper in at a cash cost of 1.31 per payable pound s. bisha then transitioned to a predominantly zinc producer in , producing 0 million pounds of zinc asbisha a textbook orebody miningreview may 06, 09· site construction at the bisha g/copper/zinc project in eritrea has begun. south africas idc is the lead banker for the initial us250 million project, with production intended to begin next . the bisha project in eritrea is being developed by the bisha mining share company which is jointly owned by vancouver based nevsun resources (nsu on tsx and nyse amex) and the
visit to the bisha mine in eritrea germany journalistfeb 06, · the bisha mine has a license to dismantle g, copper and zinc. (photo martin zimmermann) bisha currently employs 30 people , of whom 250 are women from the laundry assistant to the driver of a heavyduty delivery vehicle in the open mine.nevsun resources slashes g forecast from bishathe g producer said it expects to produce between 0, to 0, ounces from its bisha mine in eritrea. this is about half of what the company was previously expecting, and falls short of the 379, ounces of g produced a ago. nevsun's outlook includes production from the bisha main oxide reserve, stockpiles and the harena oxide.bisha zinccopper mine zijin miningbisha zinccopper mine. contained zinc of 3.04mt with grade of 4.81%, copper of 640,t with grade of 1.01%, and g of 35t with grade of 0.63g/t. the bisha zinccopper mine is the largest producing zinc mine in the state of eritrea in africa. the mining and stripping capacity of the project is 32 million tonnes per , and its designed processing capacity is 2.4 million tonnes per .deposit type vmsbisha project mining technology mining news and viewsgeology and reserves at the eritrean minebisha project explorationproject developmentore processing, phases and costs associated with the bisha projectthe vms mineralisation of the bisha project lies in the tightly fed interlayered felsic tuff, metasedimentary and metavolcanic units. it is enriched in zinc and copper with significant amounts of g and silver. the deposits occur in three different layered zones. the surface oxide zone of 35m thickness consists of silver and g, a supergene zone of 30m thickness lies below it and is copper enriched, and at depths below supergene lie tsee more on miningtechnology bisha amp g and precious metals portfolioaug 09, · the company expects base metals production at bisha to commence in mid and continue until 24. the mine has been producing g since but, as previously disclosed, management currently expects bisha to complete oxide g production in the first quarter of .bisha mining share company linkedinbisha mining is an eritrean company formed for the development and operation of the bisha mine in western eritrea. it is owned by nevsun resources ltd. (60%) and the eritrean national mining corporation (enamco) (40%). the bisha mine is a highgrade copper, g, silver and zinc mine that commenced production in february .the project bisha is in production stage. mining propertyjan 05, · geology of the bisha project bisha is a large precious metal and base metalrich volcanogenic massive sulphide (vms) deposit. suggested models for the deposit include felsic dominated bimodalsiliclastic vms and noranda/kuroko type deposits and a comparison has been made to the matagami vms district in quebec.
eritrea looks to build mining sector to kickstart economyfeb 26, · bisha mine in the north of eritrea, a joint venture between canadas nevsun resources and the state mining firm enamco, is the only mine now in full production. it began by producing gnevsun resources slashes g forecast from bishathe g producer said it expects to produce between 0, to 0, ounces from its bisha mine in eritrea. this is about half of what the company was previously expecting, and falls short of the 379, ounces of g produced a ago. nevsun's outlook includes production from the bisha main oxide reserve, stockpiles and the harena oxide.bisha mining share company linkedinit is owned by nevsun resources ltd. (60%) and the eritrean national mining corporation (enamco) (40%). the bisha mine is a highgrade copper, g, silver and zinc mine that commenced production...nevsun extends life of its bisha mine in eritrea until thejun , · the mine started operations as a gsilver producer in 10 and has 28 million tonnes of measured and indicated resources and 31 million tonnes of inferred within km of the existing mill,...abu marawat aton resources inc.total proven and probable reserve of 7.25 million ounces of g, and total measured and indicated mineral resource of .0 million ounces, as of june 30, . nevsuns bisha (eritrea) commenced commercial production of g in february before transitioning to copper production in late .bisha project, eritrea mining frontierdec 27, · bisha project is located at about 0km west of asmara in eritrea, east africa. the mining project is a major deposit of volcanogenic massive sulphide (vms) mineralisation. the vms mineralisation is rich in base and precious metals such as g and silver oxides, as well as copper and zinc sulphides. bisha is the firstofits kind in eritrea to have milling, crushing and processing facilities.estimated reading time 4 minsnevsun resources nevsun resources ltd was a canadian diversified midtier miner with a portfolio of base metal assets. the company was acquired by zijin mining group company on december 29, . the company's three principal assets are its ownership interest in the timok project, a highgrade copperg development project in serbia, its bisha zinccopper mine in eritrea, and its balance sheet.bisha mining careerminethe bisha mine is expected to produce payable metals of 891 million pounds of copper, 4, ounces of g, 1.7 billion pounds of zinc, and million ounces of silver through the remaining mine life. bishas reserves include the bisha main pit and the satellite harena pit. the bisha main and an additional satellite deposit currently being drilled, the northwest zone, are both located within the .5 km2 mining license.