Power plant launched at Nordgold’s Lefa 

Producer Nordgold has brought new power to its Lefa mine, one of the largest gold operations in Guinea, with the launch of a new 33-megawatt power plant. The US$30 million project was designed and constructed by Chinese manufacturer and service company SUMEC, part of the China National Machinery Industry Corporation (SINOMACH). The heavy fuel oil (HFO) facility replaces a prior…

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Almonty’s Sangdong unscathed after historic rains 

Canadian-based Almonty Industries has confirmed that its Sangdong tungsten mine under construction in South Korea is stable after receiving some of the heaviest rains in the region in decades. The company said that, in the three days between 9 August and 11 August, the operation received more than 220 millimetres (about 8.7 inches) of rain.  “The entire length of the…

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