Geotechnical Drilling And Pitting Programme Underway At Songwe Hill Rare Earths Project
Mkango Resources Ltd (AIM / TSXV: MKA) has mobilised its management team, as well as geotechnical engineering firms Geoconsult Limited,and Zutari Limited on site at the Songwe Hill Rare Earths development project to commence a major geotechnical drilling and pitting programme in Malawi.
The geotechnical test work programme will obtain samples from approximately 150 five metre deep pits and 22 twenty-metre drill holes and is being undertaken to confirm the soil and ground characteristics of the Songwe Hill project area.
The geotechnical samples are being tested and investigated in Malawi at the Geoconsult Limited laboratories in Lilongwe and will provide the detailed geotechnical information that is required to finalize the detailed engineering design plans, prior to the completion of the Definitive Feasibility Study in Q1 2022.
Alexander Lemon, President of Mkango Resources, said this major geotechnical investigation programme is currently employing and training over 120 local Malawian skilled and unskilled personnel.
“We are very proud to be working with leading Malawian companies such as Geoconsult and also Torrent a local Blantyre based plant hire company, promoting Malawian local content and community participation in the ongoing development of this exciting Rare Earths project.”
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