Manganese Mining Activities – Franceville & Okondja, Gabon

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Since February 2018, Aswan was contracted for the development of the Lebaye manganese deposit in equatorial forest of Gabon. Following successful completion of the evaluation of resources and feasibility studies, Aswan started the design and construction of complete mine site facilities in July 2018. The services Aswan provided included:

  • Mine and plants design
  • Pre-site development and construction
  • Open-pit planning and development
  • Stripping and grade control
  • Ore extraction, crushing, and processing
  • Haul/Access road construction
  • Tailings dam construction
  • Site laboratory for samples preparation and assay
  • Mechanical workshops
  • Maintenance

Pre-production started in March 2019 and full-scale operations in September 2019. The mine will have a 25-year life with a production target of 1.2 Million tons/annum. Aswan continues to manage mine operations and production (full-scale contract mining) for the client.

Mining activities.

River crossing to site.

Partnering with you to mine for future generations.