Phase 2 of the Tonkolili Iron Ore Project in Northern Sierra Leone coagulate to roll out by the Leone Rock Metal Group Limited – a Parent body of Kingho Mining Company Limited
By Abdul Rahman Bangura–
NEW AFRICA BUSINESS NEWS (NABN) Freetown, Sierra Leone – Thus, Phase 2 of its integrated Iron Ore Project that will optimize the ore grade from 57% to more than 62% so that the company’s product will be globally effective.
It was disclosed by the Public Relations and Media Officer of Leone Rock Metal Group, Abdul Malik Bangura, during an interview with the press to talk about actions made so far to transform their output in the iron ore integrated chain. He highlighted that, contrary to stories that the company is intending to shutdown operation; instead they
are inferred and concentrated to roll out their Phase II.
“Our Company is extremely focused on rolling out the Phase II of our project which is going to involve designing and building an optimization plant that will increase the grade and value of the Tonkolili iron ore from 57% to more than 62% Iron.”
Bangura said, the project has employed over two thousand five hundred (2,500) Sierra Leoneans, and has a wide integrated chain ranging from mining, processing, transshipment, railway transportation, modelling and planning, ship loading and marketing.
He asserted “obviously there are current difficulties affecting the global iron ore pricing. This is not in our making, but our company is a resilient company. We were always ready for the global challenges. That’s why such will never deter us from achieving our targets.”
“Leone Rock is not here just to mine what we meet but we are also going to add value to what we mine right here in Sierra Leone – Leone Rock is here to stay and stay for the long run,” he noted.
For New Africa Business News (NABN) Abdul Rahman Bangura Reports, Africa Correspondent