Mining Weekly reported that, according toTransnet Freight Rail, the basic infrastructure already exists to transport copper from the DRC and Zambia through to the Durban port in South Africa.

Executive manager for international business Nyameka Madikizela tells Engineering News Online that the so-called ‘North-South Corridor’ could use the existing network linking the DRC and Zambia to Zimbabwe through Victoria Falls and joining up with the South African system at Beitbridge.

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