Khoemacau is one of the world’s highest quality new copper mines located in Africa’s Kalahari Copper Belt, in Botswana

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Khoemacau is a long-life copper sliver mine located in one of the most prospective mining regions in Africa, the Kalahari Copper Belt in Botswana.

MMG announced its decision to acquire the asset in November 2023, completing the transaction in March 2024.

In June 2021, Khoemacau completed construction of its low cost, c.60ktpa copper and c.1.6Mozpa silver metal in concentrate at full run rate. It completed ramp up of current operations to full production in Q4 2022. Khoemacau’s and annual production is expected to be around 40,000 and 50,000 tonnes of copper in copper concentrate.

Ore at Khoemacau is mined from underground using the longhole stoping method and transported by truck on a 35km purpose-built bitumen haul road to the Boseto processing plant. The copper concentrate is then transported by road to port and shipped to customers globally.

Drilling of and studies on its expansion project forecast a potential increase production to over 130ktpa copper and 5Mozpa silver (average run rate at full production) to unlock the full potential of its prized position in the emerging Kalahari Copper Belt.

Khoemacau employs around 1800 people with 95% local employment from Botswana and has an estimated mine life of 20+ years.


Corporate Office
Botswana Innovation Hub, Science & Technology Park,
Icon building, Bar 3 Level 02,
Block 8 Industrial, Plot 69184,
Gaborone, Republic of Botswana

Phone: +267 74 693 693 or +267 393-1006
Fax: +267 393-1008

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