New mining projects begin in Angola in 2016

29 April 2015

Angola’s minister of Geology and Mining, Francisco Queiroz, said in Luanda that the sector will 16 new mining projects coming into execution in 2016.

Queiroz said during the opening of the fourth Consultative Council of Geology and Mines that by the end of 2015 the geophysical aerial survey of Angola’s entire territory would be concluded.

The minister also revealed that in 2016 16 new mining projects would be launched that will create more than 3,500 new jobs.

Francisco Queiroz said that there are five projects for diamonds, four for gold, two for phosphates, one in Cabinda and another in Zaire, two copper projects and two iron projects, on in Cassinga and one in Andulo. (macauhub/AO)