Heavy sands project
on hold in southern
Mozambique “’ now
the Chinese may
launch a similar
project in the north
of the country
Maputo, Mozambique — 09 July 2013 – The Africa Great Wall Mining Development Company Limited, a firm backed by Chinese capital, plans to begin exploiting and processing heavy sands in the Nicoadala, Inhassunge and Chinde districts of Mozambique’s Zambézia province at the end of this year.

Revealing this in a broadcast monitored here, Rádio Moçambique specified that the start date would depend on approval of the environmental impact study to be examined this August by the Zambézia provincial government, reports Macauhub News Agency.

The broadcast added that the project would require an estimated investment of US$130 million. In addition, it involved the construction of port facilities in Quelimane, road improvement work and other expenses of a social nature.

The environmental impact study was done by RMS Consultores Limited, a company specialising in legal and environmental consultancy services.

Source: Macauhub News Agency. For more information, click here.