Burundi launches nickel mine
BUJUMBURA, Burundi – Burundi last week saw the launch of the first mining activities for nickel at the Musongati site. It has an estimated 150 million tons of the metal.
The ceremonies were chaired by the Burundi Second Vice-President Dr. Gervais Rufyikiri, in, Rutana Province, southern Burundi.
The Musongati mine will be exploited in a joint enterprise called Burundi Musongati Mining (BMM). It is made of Burundi Mining Metallurgy International and the Burundi government.