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Danakali appoints mining contractor for Colluli

ASX and LSE-listed Danakali’s Colluli Mining Share Company (CMSC) has confirmed Earth Moving Worldwide (EMW) as its preferred contractor for the Colluli sulphate of potash project mining services scope.

Eritrea – EMW has extensive global experience in mining services and will provide the project with strong commercial and technical outcomes and has demonstrated a thorough understanding of Colluli through risk analysis and safety preparedness.

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The mining services scope covers the pre-production period (development) plus the first five years of production. The scope includes the provision, operation and maintenance of excavation, haulage and dewatering equipment.

A competitive tendering process was conducted with technical support from AMC Consultants and Majesso Consulting. Both have considerable experience in managing mining tenders in developing countries.

Execution of the mining services contract is expected early in 2020 and production is expected to commence in 2022.

“The confirmation of EMW is another major step for Danakali and Colluli,” says Danakali CEO Niels Wage.

“We are pleased to be working with a company as experienced as EMW who share our commitment to the wellbeing of people and the environment surrounding Colluli. We look forward to providing further updates as we progress through development and into production.”