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Tue, 23 Jul 2019 12:45 - Updated Tue, 23 Jul 2019 12:33

Mining geological charter in advanced stage

Moecemedes - The Minister of Mineral Resources and Oil, Diamantino Azevedo, announced on Thursday in Namibe that, under the National Plan of Geology (Planageo), studies of mining occurrences in the south and southeast of Angola are quite advanced, with the elaboration of the charter, geological scales of 1 / 100,000 and 1 / 250,000.

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Diamantino Azevedo said that these studies and the 1 / 50,000 charters that are being completed will provide the country with commercial information to promote mining prospecting campaigns in that part of the country.

According to the minister, who was speaking at the opening session of the third consultative council of the sector, Plangeo, a charter that aims to increase the national geological knowledge through the elaboration of geological maps at different scales, will allow the mapping of potentially mineralized zones.

He reiterated the call on oil and mining companies to carry out human resource plans and use of national service providers, promoting the recruitment, integration, training and technical development of national citizens and capacity building for Angolan companies in the Sector.

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