mopani copper mines limited is expected to invest about 2 billion dollars by the end of 2012 since its inception in 2000 in its company operations.
mopani copper mines limited corporate affairs manager chuma kabaghe disclosed this during the southern african extractive industry transparency initiative (eiti) conference in lusaka today.
meanwhile mrs. kabaghe says the company is in the process of putting up a convener and acid plant to meet the international standard of capturing pollution by about 97 percent.
she has stated that at the moment, the company is only capturing pollution at a 50 percent level but vandalism is also affecting the operations of the company.
mrs. kabaghe says the company which employs about 16, 000 workers has intensified its corporate social responsibility and has partnered with the national malaria control centre and district health management committee to reduce the rate of malaria infections.