Activox might pack and go

source: Mmegi
RYDER GABATHUSE
Staff Writer

FRANCISTOWN: Botswana Metal Refinery (BMR) general manager, Wayne Venter has not ruled out the possibility of the Russian-based Norilsk Nickel International relocating the Activox Refinery technology to Russia.

BMR, a subsidiary of the Tati Nickel mine was in charge of the indefinitely postponed P4 billion Activox Refinery technology construction. On June 4, Peter Breese announced the halting of the multi-billion Pula project due to escalating costs.

Venter asserted that it is all dependent on the test work at the Activox demonstration plant at the Tati mine, which remained functional after the closure of the construction site of the main plant which occasioned the loss of 1,000 jobs.

“It’s all dependant on the test work going on now. If the test produces good results, then there is a [continue reading]



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