By Cheng Li Communications Unit
The Minister of Mines, Timothy Kabba has over the weekend commissioned the alluvial plant of the Cheng Li Mining Company at Diang chiefdom, Koinadugu district.
Minister Kabba expressed his thanks and appreciation to the Mining Country Representative, Fassally Tarawally, for his relentless effort in creating job opportunities for the people of Sierra Leone. He continued by saying that, as a government, they are always ready to support him since our country needs such people who think of adding value to the country.
The Country Representative of the Cheng Li Mining Company, Fassally Tarawally, said the commissioning of the alluvial plant is just the beginning of the mining operations as the company is a two-face mining company, and it would commission the hard rock plant within six (6) months. According to Mr Tarawally, “in One year, the company is expected to start producing 99.9 billion gold bars for exporting,” he concluded.
Fassally Tarawally is not a stranger in the mining and minimal sector of Sierra Leone. He is one of the leading diamonds and gold exporter in Sierra Leone with more than ten years of experience.
Cheng Li Mining Company is a large scale gold mining project which is an affiliated mining company that engages in mining activities. The Mining Company has officially started operations after Six (6) months of site preparations and camps building. It is expected to employ hundreds of Sierra Leoneans within the end of 2021, and more priority would be given to the people of Diang chiefdom. The stakeholders who witnessed the occasion were; The Hon. Minister of Mines, PC Magba, The Executive Chairperson of EPA, The Deputy Director General of NMA, The Director of Mines, ONS, The Battalion Commander of Kabala, RSLAF, The AIG North, The Section Chiefs and Town Chiefs.