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Minergy Makes Good Progress at Masama Coal Project

Coal News - Published on Mon, 12 Aug 2019

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Minergy, the coal mining and trading company owning 100% of the 390-million tonne Masama coal project has provided the market with an update on the status of the project. Morné du Plessis, Minergy CEO, said “We have come such a long way and are pleased with developments at the mine site. We are extremely excited about the future of the project, our ability to supply coal into the region, the highly experienced team responsible for executing the plan, as well as our capacity to contribute towards a viable coal sector in Botswana.”

Minergy previously reported that mine infrastructure, including extensive civil work, power reticulation, water reticulation systems, access roads, weighbridges offices and workshops, had been completed. The mine box cut was ahead of schedule. In terms of the mining operation, in excess of 2.2 million m3 of overburden material was moved by July 2019.

The level of service and support received from the opencast mining contractor Jarcon Opencast Mining is key to this achievement and speaks clearly of their commitment. Furthermore, the mine site and plant are fully electrified.

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Mon, 12 Aug 2019
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