Power plant commissioned at Yanfolila

Aggreko has fully commissioned the 7.4MW diesel power facility on site to provide power to the process plant at Hummingbird Resources’ Yanfolila gold mine in Mali
Power plant commissioned at Yanfolila Power plant commissioned at Yanfolila Power plant commissioned at Yanfolila Power plant commissioned at Yanfolila Power plant commissioned at Yanfolila

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PRESS RELEASE: It is a complete turnkey solution on a seven-year contract, with a full Aggreko operations and maintenance team on site. Aggreko stated that the generators are the most efficient in their class and that the modular set up further maximises their efficiency.

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.”

James Shepherd, managing director, Africa at Aggreko, added: “Our people in Yanfolila and the wider Aggreko team are 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.”