Morupule expansion in progress

source: BOPA
26 October, 2009

PALAPYE – Morupule Colliery mine will in the near future expand to produce about 4 million tonnes of coal.

The officials told the Bangwato tribal leaders who recently toured the mine that the expansion and increased coal production tonnage from 1 million to about 4 million was prompted by the Morupule Power Station B phase 1 expansion.

Botswana Power Corporation is installing an additional 600 MW power station as part of the Morupule B phase 1 expansion, which requires additional coal, they said.

They indicated that they would be providing Morupule with coal for a period of 20 years.

One of the officials, Mr Koolatose also said that the expansion project would [continue reading]


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