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Sat, 28 Apr 2018 11:09 - Updated Sat, 28 Apr 2018 11:09

Catoca to support ravines stagnation in Lunda Sul

Saurimo - The Catoca Mining Compny (SMC) will release material to support the Lunda Sul government in stopping ravines spread in the region, said the director general of the institution, Sergei Amelin, in Saurimo.

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The manager made this promise during a press conference on April 27, Mining Worker’s Day, noting that the company will also provide technicians to study and find solutions to fight progression and stop some ravines, especially in the municipality of Saurimo.

He said that the company will make the material available and its transportation will be under the responsibility of the government, since the machineries that the company has cannot circulate in the section connecting the city centre of Saurimo to the Catoca Mining Company, under pain of damage the asphalt.

On the other hand, he clarified that the ravines that arise in the province of Lunda Sul, especially in the municipality of Saurimo, have no relation with Catoca.

The province of Lunda Sul has identified 38 ravines, 24 of which in the municipality of Saurimo, which need to be stopped.

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