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Zimbabwe Power Company wants to mine own coal-

Coal News - Published on Fri, 25 Oct 2019

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The Zimbabwe Power Company plans to invest in coal production to feed its thermal plants as it is unhappy with existing coal mining companies who are failing to meet demand. ZPC head of operations, Engineer Kenneth Maswera, told Energy and Power Development Minister, Fortune Chasi, during a recent tour of the Hwange Thermal Power Station plant, that initial steps have been taken to ensure the utility produces its own coal to augment supplies by private firms.

He said “Honourable Minister we are considering mining coal ourselves as a long-term measure to avert the current challenges. We had been granted mining rights in the Western areas. However, the structure of the company we had partnered with changed and this affected the implementation of the project. We may still pursue the issue plan.”

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Posted By : Ratan Singh on Fri, 25 Oct 2019
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