Govt, World Bank strategise for massive coal assets
The government and the World Bank will soon engage consultants for the development of a coal roadmap, a strategic document on how the country will manage and derive optimum benefits from the estimated 212 billion tonnes of coal.
Experts believe further studies using more superior technology will soon advance estimated coal resources towards 300 billion tonnes.
Yesterday, the Director of Mines, Kgomotso Abi, said the government and the World Bank were currently preparing terms of reference to be used to retain a consultancy for the development of the roadmap.
“We are finalising the terms of reference, following which we will engage a [continue reading]