Danakali Announce Mining Minister Leads Colluli Site Visit as Positive Focus on Mining License Approvals Continues
Danakali Ltd. (ASX:DNK; OTC:DNKLY) announced that, the Eritrean Minister of Energy and Mines, Mr. Sibhat Efrem led a delegation to the Colluli Mine site earlier this week.
Danakali Ltd. (ASX:DNK; OTC:DNKLY) announced that, the Eritrean Minister of Energy and Mines, Mr. Sibhat Efrem led a delegation to the Colluli Mine site earlier this week. The visit was hosted by the Colluli Mining Share Company.
As quoted in the press release:
The Minister was accompanied by senior officials of the ministry including Mr. Alem Kibreab, Director General of Mines Department, Mr. Tesfay Zekarias, Director General of Energy Department, and Mr. Kiflome Debesay, Head of Finance and Administration. The visit commenced at the existing exploration camp, from which the team travelled to the planned processing plant construction site where a detailed overview of the massive resource, site layout, processing plant, mining and logistics was given. Project upside potential from the monetisation of rock salt and gypsum was also outlined to the delegation.
The CMSC team completed the visit by stopping by the nearby village of Adayto. The members of the village have been involved in the stakeholder engagements completed throughout the project study phases and have demonstrated strong support for the project development. The social and environmental impact assessment (SEIA) and associated management plans (SEMP) have been completed to the equator principles. The SEIA and SEMP were made publically available for a two-month period which concluded earlier this week. Positive feedback on the completed documents was received.
Danakali Managing Director, Paul Donaldson, stated:
We are delighted to have hosted the site visit for the Minister and his delegation. We have a strong and effective relationship with the Ministry of Energy and Mines and have a continuing dialogue with all relevant ministries involved in the mining license approvals process. Danakali and the Colluli Mining Share Company have enjoyed strong engagement with all relevant Eritrean ministries throughout the pre-feasibility and definitive feasibility study phases. We look forward to our ongoing relationship with all key stakeholders as we take the development into construction and subsequent production.