Construction of AK6 mine to start soon

source: Mmegi
Staff writer

Construction of the AK6 diamond mine in Boteti is set to take off in the next few months with full commissioning targeted for early 2012.

A statement released this week by joint-venture partners, Lucara Diamonds and African Diamonds, announcing a formal decision to proceed with development of the mine says the companies have received approval for construction and have concluded an agreement with the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) for bulk power supplies.

Senior staff have been recruited for the AK6 project, including the chief executive, the general manager, the finance manager, the human resources manager, and the [continue reading]

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