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By: Alida Odendaal Tenders for work in the rest of Africa excluding South Africa 

Botswana cannot afford to take water risks – hydrologist

As a semi-arid country Botswana cannot afford to take any risks when it comes to water management in new mining projects, says natural resource and development solutions provider SRK Consulting Johannesburg partner and principal hydrologist Peter Shepherd.   

Morupule colliery expansion project commissioned

By: Leandi Kolver Mining company Debswana’s wholly-owned Morupule colliery expansion project has been commissioned and is in full production, and current activities are focused on contract procurement and closure, engineering and environmental consultancy SSI associate Selvan Murugan tells Mining Weekly. 

Surge in electricity consumption for mines in Botswana

By: Loni Prinsloo A survey done by the Botswana Power Corporation (BCP) on electricity demand shows that the mining company Tati Nickel could surpass Bamangwato Concessions (BCL) copper and nickel mine on electricity consumption in the next five years. 

New coal-washing plant under design for Botswana colliery

Process plant design specialist company DRA Minerals Projects has been commissioned by mining company Debswana to design and construct a coal washing plant at its Morupule colliery. 

A big hit

By: Martin Creamer Australians eclipsing South Africans in race for Botswana minerals 

Morupule Colliery, Botswana

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