Colin Ding,President of Kingho Energy Group, landed in Freetown this week, just days after Sierra Leone’s parliament voted to ratify a port and rail lease agreement that will facilitate the export of iron ore from the West African nation.
Kingho is becoming a critical player in China’s drive to diversify its iron ore supply chain and reduce the current dependence on Australian imports. The company, with its Tonkolili mine, started full-scale mining operations in March. Now, the new rail and port lease will make it easier for Kingho to scale up its production.
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