The general manager of the majority owner of RTB Bor, the company Zijin (Serbia Zijin Copper), Gian Siming, announced that the Chinese company plans to invest 1.26 billion dollars in Serbia.
During the meeting with the Minister of Mining and Energy, Zorana Mihajlovic, he also stated that the total planned investments of that and the company Zijin Mining in Serbia are more than 3 billion dollars.
– So far, we have invested 640 million dollars in RTB Bor. In addition to activities on the expansion and rehabilitation of the plant, we invest in environmental protection and improve working conditions and safety. We have planted more than 56,000 seedlings in the industrial zone, and we have reduced work injuries by 88% this year – stated the director of the company, the Government of Serbia announced.
The Minister of Mining and Energy, Zorana Mihajlovic, assessed that the investment of the company Zidjin is one of the most important in Serbia.
She said that the Ministry is there to support the current projects, investments and plans of that company for environmental protection, and that she wants the projects to be implemented faster and more efficiently.
– The Ministry is open to support you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. I expect you to define the development strategy of both companies, if you do not have one, I expect you to prepare it, because investing in both Zidjin’s dill and Zidjin’s mining is of exceptional importance for us – stated Mihajlovic, eKapija reports.