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Power plant at Yanfolila gold mine fully commissioned

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Global Mining Review,

A global provider of temporary power generation equipment Aggreko PLC has fully authorised a 7.4 MW diesel power facility to provide power on site at a process plant at the Hummingbird Resources PLC’s Yanfolila gold mine in Mali, West Africa. 

Dan Betts, CEO of Hummingbird, commented: “Working with Aggreko to deliver our power remains in line with our strategy of working with world class partners as we progress Yanfolila towards imminent gold production. Aggreko offers the best quality power solution in the market at competitive pricing with a full team on site to run and maintain its operations.”

“Furthermore, we continue to evaluate potential renewable solutions, such as solar PV, as we strive to be a responsible miner operating for the benefit of all our stakeholders.”

“We expect the next upcoming milestone to be the commissioning of the water supply and testing the now fully installed mill,” Betts continued.

James Shepherd, Managing Director, Africa of Aggreko, added: “Our people in Yanfolila and the wider Aggreko team is dedicated to supporting Hummingbird towards the success of this project.


“Getting reliable, efficient and cost-effective power supply is critical when it comes to mining operations. Aggreko’s technologies provide a scalable and efficient power that can accommodate any change of needs and resources available,” Shepherd continued.

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