Iron production projects will start in Kwanza Norte and Cuando Cubango provinces in Angola

30 March 2015

Two mining development projects related to the production of iron in the provinces of Kwanza Norte and Cuando Cubango in Angola, should become operational soon announced the minister of Geology and Mining, Francisco Queiroz.

The projects are located in the regions of Cerca (Zenza do Itombe), in Kwanza Norte, and Cuchi, in Cuando Cubango.

The Cerca project (Kwanza Norte) involves investment of US$285 million and is expected to start in 2016/2017.

The Cuchi project, which will involve a total investment of about US$798 million, based on charcoal, will be produce small marketable iron bars. (macauhub/AO)