Date: Thursday, 20 August 2020
Thursday, 20 August 2020
Colluli Project Update:
Appointment of Preferred Contactor for Accommodation & Support Services
· RA International appointed as Preferred Contractor for Accommodation and Support Services
· Camp capacity of 600 persons with ability to expand to 1,115 persons during the construction phase
Danakali Limited (ASX: DNK, LSE: DNK, Danakali or the Company), is pleased to announce that the Colluli Mining Share Company (CMSC) has appointed, RA International Group PLC (RA), a publicly listed UK company, as its preferred contractor for the supply of Accommodation, Support Services and other infrastructure buildings in support of the Colluli SOP Project development (the "Agreement").
RA is listed on the LSE's AIM (AIM: RAI) and specialises in building, operating, and maintaining facilities in remote and challenging conditions across Africa providing complex humanitarian, governmental, mining, and other commercial developments and services.
RA will supply, deliver and install a Mine Accommodation Camp as well as a Plant Administration and Service facilities for the Colluli mine site. Additionally, RA will provide comprehensive Camp Services incorporating catering, cleaning, laundry, pest and vector control, grounds keeping and waste management. The Plant Administration and Services facilities will incorporate administration offices, medical clinic, warehouses, and workshops.
The Accommodation Camp has been designed to accommodate 600 persons during the production phase with the flexibility to accommodate 1,115 persons during the construction phase. The 600-person camp capacity is exclusive of camp services personnel which will have an additional camp, provided by RA, located within the overall camp boundary.
Niels Wage, CEO of Danakali, commented: "I am pleased to announce the appointment of RA International as our preferred accommodation and support services contractor. They have significant experience in executing projects of the scale and quality required for the Colluli Project. We are confident in RA International's capabilities to deliver a high-quality product and service".
Soraya Narfeldt, CEO of RA International, commented: "We are delighted to have been chosen as the preferred contractor to work with Danakali and its partners on this project which we see as globally significant. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has indicated Colluli has the potential to significantly boost the Eritrean economy and have a substantial positive impact on the Sustainable Development Agenda of Eritrea. The appointment of RA International is testament to sound execution of our growth strategy, highlighting continued new business momentum with another significant award in the mining sector."
Announcement authorised for release by the CEO of Danakali.
About RA International
RA International is a leading provider of services to remote locations in Africa and the Middle East. The Company offers its services through three channels: construction, integrated facilities management and supply chain, and services three main client groups: humanitarian and aid agencies, governments and commercial customers, predominantly in the oil and gas and mining sectors. It has a strong customer base, largely comprising UN agencies, western governments and global corporations.
The Company provides comprehensive, flexible, mission critical support to its clients enabling them to focus on the delivery of their respective businesses and services. Focusing on integrity and values alongside making on-going investment in its people, locations and operations has over time created a reliable and trusted brand within its sector.
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