Revival of SA's historic Okiep mine well worth Orion’s coin as copper booms

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Orion Minerals plans to revive the Okiep copper complex was closed down in 2003.
Orion Minerals plans to revive the Okiep copper complex was closed down in 2003.

Somewhere between Pofadder and Springbok, in the vast Northern Cape savannah, lies the sleepy town of Okiep, which had long since passed its heyday as a mining mecca when, in 2003, it closed its doors.

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