Equinox awards Lumwana contract

EQUINOX Minerals said it has awarded the front end engineering and development contract (FEED) at its flagship Lumwana copper project in north-west Zambia to Western Australian resource contracting and development company, GRD Minproc.

Equinox says it expects the US$300 million Lumwana project to be the largest copper mine in Africa with the first stage of development set to commence next month.