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Prieska resource upgrade first step on an interesting journey

More than 25 years since it was last mined South Africa’s Prieska zinc and copper mine took a big step towards its revival earlier today with the publication of a resource upgrade that will form the basis of a bankable feasibility study scheduled for completion early next year.

Prieska resource upgrade first step on an interesting journey Prieska resource upgrade first step on an interesting journey Prieska resource upgrade first step on an interesting journey Prieska resource upgrade first step on an interesting journey Prieska resource upgrade first step on an interesting journey

Prieska has been a hive of activity, with 20 drill rigs around the head frame at times in the past 18 months

The total deep sulphide resource in the mine, located 290km south-west of Kimberley in the Northern Cape Province, has been calculated at 28.73 million tonnes of ore grading 3.77% zinc and 1.