Geoprospects Ltd completed fieldwork in Sierra Leone for UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization)
All the field work stipulated in the contract was completed on time and with good quality.
The drilling team returned to Guinea. Soil and rock samples were sent to Canada for laboratory studies.
Geoprospects Ltd participated in the sixth edition of Symposium Mines Guinee held in Conakry from 24 to 26 April 2019. According to organizers, 630 delegates from 40 countries attended this event, which testifies to the growing popularity of the Symposium among investors and the growing role of Guinea in mining and especially in bauxite mining.
At the opening ceremony, Mr. Abdulaye Magassouba, Minister of Mines and Geology, and Professor Alpha Conde, President of the Republic of Guinea, welcomed the participants.
In his speech, Pr. Alpha Condé noted that over the past 10 years, the country’s mining sector has grown at an accelerated rate, with bauxite mining increasing from 14 Mt to 60 Mt and gold production increasing from 245,000 to 473,000 ounces. Guinea ranks third in the world in bauxite mining after Australia and China.
At its stand, Geoprospects Ltd presented panels, showing the main types of work carried out by the company.
The stand was quite popular among the visitors of the Symposium, in particular, it was visited by Mr. Abdoulaye Magassouba, Minister of Mines and Geology.
During the Symposium, the delegation of Geoprospects Ltd held many meetings with representatives of various mining companies, which could lead to the signing of new contracts
Geoprospects Ltd has signed a Contract with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) for detailed geotechnical studies as part of the project ” Promoting mini grid based on small
hydropower for productive use in Sierra Leone “
In 2018, Geoprospects Ltd acquired a floating jack-up barge. This unique barge is designed for geotechnical drilling in rivers and in the coastal marine area. The peculiarity of this barge is its mobility. In two days, the barge can be removed from water, and transported on a trailer by land to another drilling site. It is also possible to deliver the barge in three 40’ containers in any country in the world. This opens up new opportunities and opportunities for Geoprospects Ltd
Geoprospects Ltd continues work for CBG under 2018 contract. Work has already begun on the South Kogan site. In the near future, work will begin on the North Kogan site. All workers have successfully passed a medical examination and safety training
In 2017, Geoprospects has acquired the wave dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometer SPECTROSCAN MAX-GVM. This allows us to quickly perform analyzes of samples of bauxite and other rocks, and not waste time waiting for test results from third-party laboratories. The results of analyzes performed with SPECTROSCAN MAX-GVM shows the relatively high accuracy of this equipment