The Marampa mine is a brownfield haematite iron ore mine located approximately 150km northeast of Freetown in Sierra Leone, West Africa. 100 owned by London Mining, the project includes a 319km exploration licence that borders the Marampa mining lease, which was mined extensively between 1933 and 1975 by the Development Corporation of Sierra Leone DELCO.Get Price
The Tonkolili iron ore mine in Sierra Leone commenced production in 2011. Image courtesy of African Minerals. Tonkolili iron ore project uses 200km of rail line for transporting iron ore for shipping. Image courtesy of African Minerals. Tonkolili is estimated to have a mine life of over 60 years. Image courtesy of African Minerals.
Our current project involves Marampa Blue production of very highgrade iron ore concentrate with over 65 percent Fe content. SL Mining aims to build a resilient and longlife iron ore mine in Sierra Leone and to expand operations by integrating mining, processing and rail and port logistics, alongside playing a responsible role in the economic and social stability of the Lunsar region.
An SL Mining employee holds up hands full of processed iron ore from the mine in Marampa, Sierra Leone, November 12, 2019. REUTERSCooper Inveen Reuters
London, England 12 April 2012 African Minerals which is developing the Tonkolili iron ore mine in Sierra Leone has cut its 2012 output forecast citing uncertainty a Read more Share 0
Frank Timi, the founder of Sierra Leones biggest iron ore producer, African Minerals, has agreed to buy the Marampa mine in the Ebolastricken country from London Mining, which went into
The project estimates resources at about one billion tonnes of iron ore grading 32 Fe, with potential to expand the resource, for production over the next 30 years. Craig Dean, Chairman, SL Mining and Chairman and CEO, Gerald Group commented We are very excited to deliver the Marampa restart ahead of schedule and on budget.
And as African Minerals biggest shareholder, Timis now controlled close to 30 million tpy of iron ore output from Sierra Leone. He significantly drove down the costs of exporting Marampa ore by securing capacity on the African Mineral rail line in December, instead of trucking and barging the material to the seaborne market.
A wholly owned subsidiary of Gerald Group, SL Mining has completed construction ahead of schedule and is now ramping up production of Marampa Blue, a highgrade iron ore with over 65 Fe concentrate, one of the highest grades in the world, and a first by any mining company in Sierra Leone.
Marampa Mines is the site of an hematite iron ore mine based in the town of Lunsar, Port Loko District, Sierra Leone. Railway. The mine is connected to the port at Port Pepel by an 84 km long 1,067 mm 3 ft 6 in gauge railway. This railway is experiencing problems with the theft of its track, and other obstructions.
Vision for highgrade iron ore project has key technical, Marampa rebuild signals new era of cooperation granted under the Mines and Minerals Act, 2009 on March 2017 for a term of 25
Sierra Leone Sierra Leone Resources and power Mineral resources are fairly well distributed and include diamonds, chromite, and reserves of rutile titanium dioxide that are among the worlds largest. There are iron ore reserves, but these are no longer commercially mined. Other minerals include bauxite, columbite a black mineral of iron, manganese, and niobium, gold, and platinum
The Marampa Iron Ore Project consists of developing a tailings reprocessing operation at the Marampa mine in Sierra Leone, transporting finished product by road 40 km to a nearby port and barging the product 60 km out to deep water for transhipment onto handymax, panamax or capesize ships.
The dingdong affair between the iron ore miner SL Mining and the Ministry of Mines and Mineral Resources continues unabated. The company, which is 100 owned by the USbased Gerald Group, operates the Marampa Mines in Lunsar in northern Sierra Leone and was slammed a 21day suspension for various alleged breaches, including contravening provisions of the Mines and Minerals Act of 2009.
Operational readiness plans bring Marampa safely to full production Project Marampa Iron Ore Project. Location Sierra Leone . Timeframe 2010 2011. Client London Mining. Industry Sector Genevive is a chemical engineer and lithium process expert with over 10 years of mineral processing and process lead experience on mining projects
SL Minings first iron ore concentrate from Marampa, branded Marampa Blue, set sail from Freetown Port in June this year. Image courtesy of Gerald Group.
Marampa is an Iron Ore Concentrator Lunsar in Sierra Leone owned by London Mining. General Old mine tailings section will be reopened. Ore will be trucked 40Km before being loaded onto barges and transported 60Km down the river into the main For more data on production, status, ownership, capex and other categories, see the data section
Sierra Leones Minister of Mines and Minerals, Rado Yokie said that iron ore exports had been dormant for four years Today is a historic day, said Mr. Yokie. As Marampa Blue is a very highgrade ore, and coming from Sierra Leone, it sends a good signal to the world that this Country is ready for business.
The Marampa mine is a brownfield haematite iron ore mine located approximately 150km northeast of Freetown in Sierra Leone, West Africa. 100 owned by London Mining, the project includes a 319km exploration licence that borders the Marampa mining lease, which was mined extensively between 1933 and 1975 by the Development Corporation of Sierra Leone DELCO.
Marampa is an iron ore project at the development stage, located 90 km northeast of Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa Marampa or Marampa Project. Marampa comprises one mining licence ML052014 comprising 79.40km2 and one exploration licence EL46A2011 159.78 km2.
SL Mining has announced that the first shipment of iron ore concentrate, branded Marampa Blue, set sail on MV Cooper from Freetown Port Queen Elizabeth II, located in Sierra Leone. The maiden shipment of 55,000 tonnes of high grade 65 iron ore concentrate will be delivered to customers in China. A second shipment will carry approximately 62,000 tonnes.